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How to Prepare for Your First Important Business Meeting

business meeting

Like many 20-somethings new to the workplace, you may be freaking out about your first important business meeting. And you may be wondering how to prepare for that first chance you have to really impress.

After all, you can never be too prepared going into a business meeting… and you only get that one chance to make a great first impression.

   

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Before the Elevator Pitch… Your Introduction Is Most Important

Introduction

Think about how many times we are asked in either a professional or social setting, “What do you do?” or “Please introduce yourself to the group.”

Similar to writing a compelling bio, taking the time to craft an interesting, concise, reusable response to “What do you do?” or “Please introduce yourself to the group” is an excellent investment. If you can describe yourself in a way that is appealing to others, it will open the door to opportunities and further conversations and questions.   

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