One of my favourite networking stories that I tell in my training courses is how I met Charlie Jones on the plane.
Nowadays it becomes more and more easy to find interesting people who are on the same flight as you.
One of the companies that facilitates this is Planely.
How does it work? There are 3 steps:
1) You let Planely know when and where you are flying.
2) Planely lets you know who you are traveling with.
3) You can reach out to make contact.
Planely now also integrates with LinkedIn. Planely CEO and founder Nick Martin explains, “The really interesting part is that if both you and your Match integrate, then as part of that summary we show you if your Match is 1, 2 or 3 degrees of separation away from you or in any of the same Groups.”
I haven’t tried it myself yet, but it looks interesting!