People join nonprofits for lots of reasons. Often it’s from a desire to give back to the community or passionately support a cause. Other times a person is new to the community and wants to make some connections.
It takes lots of courage to walk up to a stranger and start a conversation. You occasionally find yourself in social situations and come across really great people.
You’ve heard the old joke: How can you tell when a lawyer is lying? It’s easy. Their lips are moving.
You will likely attend parties over the holidays. Your own workplace party is like living in a fishbowl. You feel required to show up but having much fun is often out of the question.
Can you make small talk? Today, technology has largely eliminated the need to walk up to someone and start a conversation.
<--- No one expects you to be this guy.
Of all the conferences in all the towns, she had to walk into this one.
I need a shower after this.
Forget the "grin-and-grip" happy hours, this is real networking we're talking about.
Oh, and brush your teeth.