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HOLIDAY PARTY DO’s & DON’TS for the Shy & Not So Shy

Based on the classic HOW TO WORK A ROOM®. DO… 1. RSVP and say “yes” and SHOW UP! 2. Focus Your Conversation on the Event: The season is the reason. Bring your O.A.R. Start with small talk and what you have in common: (Weather, Covid, favorite teams, books, movies etc). *Observe — The venue, food […]

A Hybrid World: A New Look at Face-To-Face Connecting & How To Work A Room® or Zoom

It’s been an indescribable two years since the Corona Virus created the pandemonium of a pandemic! Returning to the “new ABnormal” (a phrase I’ve used for almost that long) has contributed to our anxiety and feeling we are “rusty” in social situations. Many of us are returning to workplaces, meetings, family celebrations, conferences and concerts. […]

HOW TO WORK A ROOM® : A “LIGHT” Look

Do you know how to work a room to add “light” to the gathering?

How To Work a Room®: Strategies of a Former Shy Person

From Quiet to Quite a Mingling Maven® “I was always quiet and often felt shy at events, meetings and even parties”, said Rosa Baez-Lopez,then Vice-President of Human Resources at Clearbrook, a Chicago-land social services agency. “I started as the receptionist for another agency and was working with Carl LaMell, the new bookkeeper, who always encouraged […]