Let’s talk about business cards. When I was upgraded from lowly employee to co-owner I was given a stack of business cards. I thought “who is going to want these?” It didn’t take me long to realize that my business card is a weapon. They’re like ninja stars and you should always keep at least one on you because you’ll never know when you’ll need it.
One of my dad’s favorite sayings (apart from his endless supply of dad jokes) is “business happens on the go.” Whether you’re waiting for your coffee, standing in the line for the restroom, or waiting in the car repair shop, opportunities are everywhere and you have to be ready to sell yourself. So do yourself a favor. Pull up any design program or website, spend a couple minutes putting down your information, and order a stack of business cards. You’ll only miss them when they are gone.