Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director

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Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes of Meeting Someone

Posted by @DanHinmon, Jul 18, 2017

You’re in a system-wide planning session, or attending a conference, or meeting a group of donors at a foundation gathering. You’ve been introduced to someone new. How do you make a great impression in those first 5 minutes?

Using their name is one well-known plus – and this article encourages you to do that as well as commit some facts about the person to memory.

Another idea: Ask at least two open-ended questions. “That should be enough to get a good, in-depth conversation going,” writes the author. “On a subconscious level, you’ll quickly become somebody they remember liking and will want to be around.”

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