Writing LinkedIn recommendations is like eating Lay’s potato chips. You can’t stop after just one. I think the process releases endorphins or something. Maybe it’s just the karma, but it makes me feel really good.
The first one I wrote today was because one of my friends suggested I recommend another friend. It was long overdue and it was really easy to write.
Then I thought about the other people who have helped me get to where I am in my career and I ended up writing another five recommendations.
I’m not talking about LinkedIn’s silly skill endorsements like “Brian is good at cloud.” I mean a good old fashioned four paragraph Yelp-style review of someone who was a pleasure to work with.
Maybe I’ll do a few more before I head into NYC today.
I have worked with some amazing people.