The key to being a self sufficient networker is the ability to start a conversation with someone you’ve never met before, without an introduction.
Don’t be shy; you’re at this conference, this dinner, this cocktail party for a reason, and it’s not the canap’s and free wine. (Well, maybe a little bit.)
It can seem daunting to start conversations in a room full of people you’ve never met before – especially when your typical British politeness demands you do not – ever! – interrupt somebody else’s conversation.
Pioneers TV presenter Reuben Christian gives us a lesson in what to do, and what not to do, when it comes to starting conversations.