Client Development

Should You Talk About What You Do, or What You Love?

By Anusia Gillespie, JD, MBA

Anusia Gillespie, JD, MBA | Principal Consultant | banava

We don’t accomplish anything in this world alone… and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one’s life and all the weavings of individual threads form one to another that creates something. 
~ Sandra Day O’Connor

Imagine introducing yourself at a networking event. What do you say? How does it feel?

Now, imagine telling someone about the great ski trip you had last weekend. It snowed all day Thursday and Friday, so conditions were ideal on Saturday. Oddly, no one was at the mountain so you were able to shoot back up on the lift without waiting in line. The sun was out. It was so warm that you even got hot at one point and removed a layer. At the end of the day, you enjoyed an après-ski beer outside, with red cheeks and tired legs. It was perfect.

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