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Meeting new people

Strategies to overcome shyness and meet new people.

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Break the ice by asking a question or making a simple comment. Then, you can follow up with "By the way, my name is ____."

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When you are meeting people for the first time wait to speak. Learn a little bit about your audience. Can you tell jokes right away? Are there certain topics you should avoid bringing up?