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Ask Miss Mingle: "The Human Sacrifice"

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 12.08.2015 | Style
Jeanne Martinet

My friend Joelle recently had a harrowing cocktail party experience. She was cornered by one of life's most dangerous predators -- the Crashing Bore.

6 Tips for Talking to Strangers When You're an Introvert

Avelist | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
Avelist

What if that's not actually the case? What if, by simply labeling myself as an introvert, I'm transforming this into a self-fulfilling prophecy? Some of the labels we assign to ourselves are holding us back. Because of them, we don't see the "other path" when it presents itself.

NYC: My Own Personal Cocktail Party

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 06.19.2013 | New York
Jeanne Martinet

At the risk of seeming New York-centric, I believe people here tend to be more culturally-diverse and more engaged in what goes on around them than people in most other places, so our conversations tend to be more interesting -- and often more unguarded.

PHOTOS: The Best Hotels For Mixing And Mingling

Tablet | Posted 06.15.2012 | Travel
Tablet

These hotels are social spaces, with lobbies and lounges that are made for mixing. It's easy enough to simply turn up and see who you meet, the old-fashioned way.