She introduced herself to the girls by listing her favorite things to eat and by sharing her summertime activities.
My husband and I also received a letter of introduction.
Men and women are rotated to meet each other over a series of short "dates" usually lasting from three to eight minutes depending on the organization running the event.
At the end of each interval, the organizer rings a bell, clinks a glass, or blows a whistle to signal the participants to move on to the next date.
Next week, my twin girls will be entering kindergarten.
Last week they each received a hand-written letter from the principal of the school.
Contact information cannot be traded during the initial meeting, in order to reduce pressure to accept or reject a suitor to his or her face.
There are many speed dating events now in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.
In this episode I’ll cover quick and dirty tips for effectively introducing yourself.
It’s also a good habit to slow down and say your name clearly. That will help you to remember her name and it shows your interest in her.
For example, “Hi Jane, I’m Lisa, Lisa Marshall.” Depending on the setting you may also want to include your title, your company, or appropriate context.
¨ Once you’ve said your greeting, then you should say your name.
In fact, in a professional setting, it’s important to say your name twice. Notice, you’ll want to say the name of the other person twice as well.
However, in our letter, the principal described her experience and background along with her goals for the upcoming year. It’s clear this principal understands that people quickly form strong opinions based on first impressions, and that a well-crafted, strong, self-introduction is a critical part of making a good first impression.