I still cringe at the thought of forced conversations and smiles or the inevitable cliche ice-breaker question: So what do you do?
Hey, I’m human, and the key is to never wear these fears or insecurities on my sleeve and to walk with confidence, an open mind and an eagerness to learn. This conference, though I’m here to cover, has been quite the venue to glean from and network with the top of the top, and relate to other stellar millennials who are achievers and future bosses in their own right.
So, the next time you decide to attend a professional conference to further your base of knowledge and expand your contacts, don’t leave your house without making these seven boss moves:
1. Add an hour to whatever prep time you have in mind each day. There’s that common saying that the early bird gets the worm, but also, it gets the most peace of mind. It’s great to just get into the habit of waking up early, get breakfast or a workout in (some conferences even include these two activities) and jump-start your day earlier than you typically would. It’s never a good feeling to be rushing from session to session or missing out because you didn’t allow extra time to truly enjoy the events. Think of attending a conference as you would any ot
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