When Introducing Yourself, Remember Your Hat, PCDN, 11/29/17

An important aspect of attending events (particularly in DC), is introducing yourself effectively.  Sometimes at the beginning of an event (especially where there is a small number of attendees), you will be asked to share your name and job.  In the gig world, that might be more of a challenge when we are wearing multiple hats.

Read my piece here or click below for some advice on how to approach the situation.

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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