Sean d’Souza’s posts are almost always well-structured as your outline shows.
What did you think of the opening paragraphs of this post?
I felt they were a little dull, and he assumes his readers understand what he means with strategic alliances and why you need them.
I prefer how you’ve written down the big idea for this post – why not write about “important people” and avoid confusion about “strategic alliances”?
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