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Business Networking - The Survival Guide by Will Kintish

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Chapter 6

How to move on

The top ten networking fears and concerns

#3 How do I create a good first impression?

People often worry about saying the wrong thing, approaching the wrong person or making a fool of themselves, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Often, the person you’re approaching will appreciate that you’ve chosen to speak to them, and as long as you’re polite, courteous and you are being yourself you’ll create a positive impression.

At the event 6:42 p.m.

B: Hi Will, I’m back ... a bit battered and bruised. It went really well. When she said where she came from, I told her my brother lives in the next road and we talked about the picturesque park near where they live. We chatted about various things and then, all of a sudden, ...

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