352) Transitioning On

Transitioning On

Attending networking events is important. So is knowing what to do once you get there. Like, being adept at entering a conversation, making small talk, and then, eventually, moving on.

It’s true. While it’s important to be good at carrying a conversation, it’s equally important to learn how to wrap one up and transition to someone new.

After all, it wouldn’t make sense to spend all your time at an event talking to one person. So, here are some ideas on how you can move from one good conversation to another:

  • “Thanks for your time. I told myself I would meet three interesting people today. I have two more to go.” Or;
  •  “There is someone over there that I need to connect with. Let’s get together soon.” Or;
  • “Is there anyone here in particular you would like to meet? I would be glad to introduce you.”

Any one of these can help you artfully move out of one conversation and set you up to start another.

Like what you’ve read? Prefer to hear it as a podcast or daily flash briefing? Subscribe to the Networking Rx Minute podcast here or wherever you get your podcasts.

Description:Networking Rx: Michelle Tillis Lederman – The Anatomy of a Conversation (EPS 189)

Frank Agin, host of Networking Rx and founder of AmSpirit Business Connections, has a 2nd conversation with Michelle Tillis Lederman, this time centered on her book The 11 Laws Of Likability and the anatomy of a conversation. Find her at https://michelletillislederman.com/


For more information on AmSpirit Business Connections and its franchise opportunity program, contact Frank Agin at frankagin@amspirit.com or visit http://www.amspirit.com/franchise.php.