J. Kelly Hoey

Any good “ice breaker examples” to introduce yourself to a new person?

Here are my tips:

  • Think “how do I invite a conversation” vs what’s my one-line all purpose event introduction.
  • Keep it simple and friendly. Looking back at the open networking portion of Friday’s event asking a simple opener such as “great turnout for today’s lunch, what attracted you to particular event” would easily get the conversation started.
  • Be a good listener. Observe and survey the social dynamic before jumping in. Often we achieve the best networking by saying nothing.

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