It happened again…I attended a wonderful event. Found some new and fantastic connections, gave some referrals and reconnected with some colleagues AND experienced the phenomenon again. Just like Christmas and Santa go together so do events and bad introductions.

Holiday event Famous Faux Pas introduction (or any event for that matter) sounds a bit like this. “Hello, I’m Kelly. What do you do?” follow by, ” I’m Dave, I am an Account Representative for XYZ Company” Yep, that’s it…I was given title after title after title. I have no idea what do these people DO? It is as if the title has the power to transcend my mind and serve my needs. I always thought your title was just that. Hmmm…let’s try again. “I’m Dave and ___________(insert solution to my potential problem here). It’s almost a New Year…no more Name, Rank and Serial Number…unless of course…

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