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CR 4-422 TED Talk: Networking for Introverts

Instructor: Hazel Thornton
Total time: 85 minutes
CEUs: 1.5
Conference Year: 2017

Course Description
Are you an introvert? Not sure? Do you avoid attending networking events and speaking to groups? Hate calling prospective clients on the phone? This session, inspired by Susan Cain's TED Talk, The Power of Introverts, might be just what you need. Come learn tips for successful networking and presenting as an introvert….from an introvert. You don't have to do things the same way extroverts do. You can do them your way. I will give you some handy resources and a chance to speak up – something introverts don't always get! If you are an introvert, or you just want to understand them better, this session is for you.

Learning Objectives
1. Discover the advantages, disadvantages and common misconception of being an introvert.
2. Learn how to network your way as an introvert.
3. Learn how to set an agenda.

Code Words
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