As we head full steam into holiday season, Inc.’s Kelly Hoey turned to Jennifer Johnson Scalzi for some tips on how to handle some common scenarios in the hopes that arming yourself with “a plan for those tough situations, you can open yourself up to the opportunities this time of year has to offer… and maybe even enjoy yourself in the process.” If you’ve ever found yourself in any of the situations below, Jenn offers some options for how to graciously navigate your way through them all in Kelly’s full article here.
Scenario 1: I’m going to an industry holiday event where I don’t know anyone.
Scenario 2: I want to give my supervisor/client/colleague a gift but don’t know what is appropriate.
Scenario 3: I’m in a conversation that won’t end or is otherwise uncomfortable.
Scenario 4: I’d like to reach out to a group of people with a holiday greeting.