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An Idea A Day by David Thompson

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BUSINESS SKILLS

BREAKING THE ICE

Patrick Forsyth

The idea

When appropriate, involve people instantly through some sort of ice-breaker. This can even be done ahead of an introduction of any sort—that can follow at a stage where people have been put more in the mood.

Most often something the audience work together on will suit. For example, on giving a talk about time management (the subject of another book in this series, 100 Great Time Management Ideas ...

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