Love the IBM story? I always meet really interesting people on planes.

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I think I’m a friend collector too… although you take it to another dimension from what I read.

Totally agree that “everyone you run into daily has their own life, purpose, experiences, and perspective. A chance interaction might be an opportunity to learn something new, to help someone through a challenging moment, or just to brighten someone’s day.”

A chance interaction I had on a flight when I was graduating from college is how I ended up with a 23 year career at IBM. The distinguished gentleman I sat next to just happened to be someone that reported directly to the CEO at the time.

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