Meeting strangers with confidence


Last Published  01 August 2012

This tool is all about meeting new people with confidence – something we can all improve on. We look at how to develop more confidence when meeting strangers at a networking event, or simply a business or social occasion. This tool looks at strategies to establish a positive climate with someone new, by building on areas of agreement and common values, beliefs or interests. It makes it easier to begin a conversation with a stranger – which can be a daunting experience for many people.

Tool aim
  • To show new managers how to establish a positive rapport with someone new.