Prepping for Cocktail Parties

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I’ve been working with a lovely coaching client for a couple of months. She’s a senior professional working on a job search and, ancillarily, on confidence and presence.

She’s been through the wringer this year, both personally and professionally, and was a little shaky when she first sat down in my office. She looked like she was holding it together through sheer force of will.

We started with the basics of networking in a new city. She needed a good answer to the question: “So, tell me about yourself.”

(Read the rest of the story at The Seattle Times.)