Breaking The Ice
- The purpose of an initial meeting is to establish trust and make friends.
- There are a number of things you can do to begin a conversation. You can:
- Thank them for meeting with you.
- Start with a catchy statement.
- Refer to something you read in the local newspaper.
- Tell a personal story.
- Seek a common ground.
- Talk about the weather.
© 2004 John Michael Pierobon