7 Tips for professional networking: So Small Talk goes with colleagues

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Summer time, party time. Happy with colleagues after work. But beware, lurking here a lot of fat bowls - such as the great interest in our contribution to Summer party with the boss shows. Because the mix of professional and private life wants to be skillful. 7 Reviews. 7 tips for professional networking: This is how Small Talk with colleagues Switzerland003

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Summer is here. In street cafés, barbecues and summer parties, people come closer. And even colleagues like to invite you to spend the evening together in collegial circles - eg in the beer garden or at a barbecue.

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But then the difficulties begin: How do you react to people with whom you work professionally in the evenings during the day? How can you be free?

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Because: When we stand in a circle, each with cocktail glass in hand, there is nothing better, warmer and uplifting than the feeling: "Wow! They all listen to me! And they love me! They love me! "

Some people quickly forget the right amount and talk about their head and collar in a caring manner. If you know a few rules of the game, you can leave the evening relaxed, but good manners are still as good as at Knigges.

7 tips for a successful small talk with colleagues


Of course, the forms of dealing have become more modern, but they are still the expression of the inner attitude and the respect towards the other. If you do not want to spoil your colleagues, you should consider a few basic rules.

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  1. Punctuality is a must! If you go away right after work, that's no problem. If you meet later in the evening, punctuality is a must. Who comes too late, shows rude and disrespectful to the waiting. If you are in a public place, you can not be late for more than five minutes. If you visit someone at home, you should not be late for more than 15 minutes. If anything should come in the way, you must notify by telephone or SMS that you are late.
  2. Present guest presents: If you are invited to someone's home, it is also important that you - in a classic way - present a bottle of wine, a bunch of flowers or a similar present.
  3. Title: Whether you choose the "you" or the "you" as a salutation is up to you and your colleagues. Whoever creates, creates closeness, who wins, decides for a little more distance. Finally, you should choose the salutation that makes you feel better. This avoids that one comes the next morning hangover in the office and stares with embarrassed expression.
  4. Authencity and Respect: Meet your colleagues with authenticity, interest and respect. This also means that you turn off your mobile phone if possible, in order to be able to pay full attention to the calls. If you need to stay in touch, switch off the phone and search for necessary calls in a quiet corner so as not to bother anyone.
  5. Smoking: Of course, if you want to smoke, you'll have to wait until your colleagues have finished eating. Otherwise, you should definitely ask if it bothers him or her if you smoke - before you pull the cigarette pack out of his pocket
  6. Business: If your call partner offers you a business card, please take a moment to look at it and do not put it away immediately. Your own business cards should look neat and should not be kinked, otherwise they will not leave the best impression.
  7. The colleagues annoy - and now? What happens if you only realize now that the colleague, who otherwise knows her only from greeting on the floor, is a total nuisance? If, during the course of the meeting, you find that your interlocutor is bored with you and you do not really have any closer interest in him or her, it is still a matter of courtesy not to stand up and leave immediately. If you wait for a while and remain polite, you may also abbreviate the meeting a little bit. But do not let anything stand out.

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