When Someone Gloms On to You at a Conference !

When Someone Gloms On to You at a Conference !

By Fouad Bendris

Plunging into a roomful of strangers and making small talk isn’t for the faint of heart. So it’s easy to empathize with the person who, feeling shy or awkward or out of place, clings to the first person she sees at a conference. It only becomes problematic when the person they glom onto is you, and they’re inhibiting your ability to connect with colleagues, meet new people, and actually accomplish any networking.

When subtle hints and inching toward the door simply won’t cut it, how can you extract yourself without being overtly rude or hurting someone’s feelings? Here are four strategies that will enable you to exit gracefully !

Fouad Bendris’s insight:
How to end the conversation gracefully ;()

Source:: Strategy & Governance

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