The Art of “Small Talk” at Networking Events (Part 3: Exiting the Event)

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

We’ve made it to the final part of our blog series on networking events. With our first two posts you’ve prepped and chatted with the best of them. Now, let’s make sure you close the conversation and follow-up properly to keep the relationship going. Closing the Conversation Exiting a conversation…

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The Art of “Small Talk” at Networking Events (Part 2: Starting a Conversation)

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Last week’s post shared how to prep and arrive at an event. Today, we focus on the meatiest and most valuable area: what to ask and say during the event. How to Get Started REMEMBER: You already have one thing in common with every person in the room. You are…

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The Art of “Small Talk” at Networking Events (Part 1: Before You Arrive)

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Over the years I’ve planned and attended hundreds of events as well as helped our clients do the same for hundreds more. For most folks it takes lots of practice (and a few awkward conversations or moments of silence along the way) to feel comfortable entering and chatting with a…

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