Unlike speed dating, however, your success rate is determined by more than your rugged good looks.It’s called Pecha Kucha (pronounced, not to be confused with Pikachu).But if I waited until I knew what I was doing, I’d never get anywhere (3), so I went for it. Booze makes me sleepy, and putting my head on the table for a mid-date nap would have been a Bad Idea. (4) This flummoxed them long enough for me to redirect the conversation to interests, and it was true, so I’m considering it a win. It’s difficult to recover from that kind of crushing dismay. I did encounter several people who made excellent conversation and became more attractive the longer I talked to them (8). Now I am hoping you will use the comments section to share your own stories about trying scary new things that turned out to be awesome and/or hilarious. (1) I have tried and tried, but I cannot get her to write complete sentences. (3) Credit where credit is due: this is misquoted from Muriel Duckworth, who was probably paraphrasing G. Feel free to borrow/steal/modify the line for your own scripts, and do let me know if it works for you. ” you’ll definitely want to check out the following ice breaker questions.Great icebreaker questions are perfect for spurring meaningful discussion and getting things off to a friendly and productive start. They are a casual segue into the main part of the interview while revealing important information about the candidate’s aptitude for the job.
Funny or humorous icebreaker questions can give the interviewer insight into whether or not the interviewee will be a good fit with your workplace culture.
My best friend and I are heading downstate on a road trip for the next few days and I will not be taking the internet with me.
So be nice to each other and enjoy this guest post about a speed dating event from a fellow blog reader. Background: A frequent reader and commenter wrote me a letter about whether or not she should go to a speed dating event and listing pros and cons.
I made my way into the pub, exchanged for a name-tag that stubbornly refused to adhere to my clothing, and headed directly to the bar.
Armed with a drink (2), I wandered into the crowd and tried not to act like a terrified alien.