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Professional Excellence: What You Need to Know to Develop Skills for Success, Work with Others, and Network Successfully by Jeff Havens

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Episode 9. How to Shake Someone’s Hand, Just In Case You Have Been Living In a Cave

I’m not going to write a summary here. I have every confidence that you now know how to shake someone’s hand effectively. If you don’t, then you are beyond help, and I weep for your children.

Learning Objectives:

Discover how to effectively shake another person’s hand

Enjoy seeing various ways to do this badly

Image Self-Reflection Questions

This is barely necessary, but I did manage to think up a couple. Yay for me!

1. What’s your least favorite type of handshake? What does it say to you about the person who gives you that particular handshake?

2. Do you think ...

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