5. May 2011 13:20
From Above the Law: "Inside Straight: Sucking Up by Writing Down", by Mark Herrmann:
Few folks use proposals for co-authorship to advance their careers. More should.
What am I suggesting?
Come up with a thesis for an article. Call somebody who matters to you, and propose that you write the article together. Write a first draft of the article, send it to your co-author to solicit revisions, and then publish the piece.
For whom might this work? Anyone who’s looking to curry favor. ...
One way to get your name out there and establish your rep.