Do you open with this silly question when you meet someone new at a networking event?

“What do you do?”

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[insert expletive here] I can’t tell you how much THAT question bugs me.

It’s just wrong. It┬áputs people on the defensive. They stare at you like a deer in the headlights.

You can almost hear the gears grinding as they painfully try to recall the “script” they were taught to say …

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