Networking tips: 7 Ways to Pick Someone's Brain Without Being a Pest http://lnkd.in/dHxJfSY Read on for details, but here are the bullet points: 1. Get on his or her radar. 2. Have one specific question or favor in mind. 3. Address your message directly. 4. Honor his time. 5. Consider alternative venues. 6. Show your gratitude. 7. Be an active part of his or her network.