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Six Degrees of Separation

I first heard about the concept of Six Degrees of Separation more than 10 years ago at a seminar I attended.¬† The idea is a simple one: that we’re all linked to anyone we may care to meet, anywhere in the world, through no more than 6 levels of contacts. This whole idea, originally proposed in 1929 by the Hungarian author Frigyes Karinthy,¬†certainly opened my mind to the potential of networking (amongst other things), although, I must say I was somewhat sceptical about it to begin with.
It was only when I started talking to other people about the idea that …

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