Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon is a game based on the “six degrees of separation” concept, which posits that any two people on Earth are, on average, about six acquaintance links apart. That idea eventually morphed into this parlor game, wherein movie buffs challenge each other to find the shortest path between Hollywood actor Kevin Bacon. It rests on the assumption that any individual involved in Hollywood film industry can be linked through his or her movie roles to Kevin Bacon within six steps.
In a similar concept, ‘Six Degrees of Mr Dispenser’ applies to pharmacy. You may know me or know someone who knows me. In any case, pharmacy is a small world and everyone seems to know everyone.
It could be the locum who is well known in your area; the technician who has worked for all the multiples and can’t seem to stay longer than a couple of years in one place or the wholesaler delivery driver who flirts with the pretty assistants.
Pharmacy is about networking and it’s even easier with social media. I have made a lot of great friends via twitter and I would never have been able to write my book without them. It is pretty much done and in the final editing stage. It will be out on Kindle on January 14th and 5% of sales are going to: