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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 10. Meeting Groups of People

Groups of people can be intimidating. They always seem to be cooler than you, like they know amazing secrets and just don’t want to tell you what those magic tidbits are. But behold! You too can become a groupie. Just wait patiently to be introduced into an existing conversation, or introduce yourself when there is a break in that conversation. And don’t stuff your face too full of bread! It’s hard to meet people when the only sound you can make is “Om nom nom nom nom...”

Learning Objectives:

Learn how to enter an ongoing conversation

Recognize behaviors to avoid at a networking event, especially ones with food

Self-Reflection Questions

Do you have what it takes to become a world-class group member? ...

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