Originally published on the Money & More cover of the York Daily Record/Sunday News on Sunday, February 26, 2012.
By LAUREN BOYER
Daily Record/Sunday News
I love business cards.
On occasion, I’ve been known to distribute mine at bars, parties and other venues that would probably make my editors cringe.
It sows seeds for potential stories, I convince myself.
That. And I’m just vain.
In 2012, it’s much more practical to enter a colleague’s contact information into a smartphone. Save the rainforest.
But I’m hooked on that ecstasy – a high only achieved in the millisecond where you slip someone that rectangular piece of cardstock that says, with a hint of arrogance, “Hey, I work here.” Continue reading