How to succeed at speed dating
But if you want to up your chances of getting a date after the event, the same study showed that people who spoke about travel-related topics got more dates from speed dating events than the people who spoke about movies. Most speed dating companies will give you a sheet of paper with spaces for each person's first name and a tickbox next to it.After each individual speed date, write down the person's name who you just met. Get rid of that bad breath (yes, you have bad breath). Pay attention to her, and don’t let your eyes wander around the room (too much). I’m not suggesting you be as tough on yourself, as he was on me - but, the fact remains, the women attending a speed dating night, want a date, and most importantly, have an interest in making it happen. So I’m sitting with a women, she wants a date, and it’s my job to make sure she gets what she wants …… Personal grooming, remove those nose and ear hairs. “I’m not exactly Brad Pit“; “I’m too busy to have a girlfriend”; “I don’t get to meet many women”; “I’m too shy to ask for a date”; or “I don’t have that gift of chatting-up women”. An old Sales Manager said to me years ago, “if they come in the door, they already want it, so make sure they don’t leave ’til they get it”. Warning: This is not a ’get sex quick’ scheme, for that, I suggest you go elsewhere. Before we get into that, a quick check that you have the basics - these are not secrets! Have a shower (a proper one, with soap and everything). Over the years, I’ve found many excuses why it’s not happening. “”First, let’s take care of my excuses: the women you get to talk with, at the speed dating, are not exactly Angelina Jolie either, and they also have their own favourite excuses, why it’s not working for them. That’s why I have condensed my success into the 10 Secrets of Successful Speed Dating, below. Dress appropriately, smart, casual, CLEAN, trying to impress, but something you are comfortable with.
If you are a busy professional, new to an area or have been out of the dating scene for a while, speed dating may be just the thing to dip your toe into the local singles scene.Gone are the days when girls would strut in front of a man’s family, serve chai, and share a special talent to impress her possible in-laws.