02/15/2012 10:22 am ET

10 Non-Awkward Ways To Exit A Conversation When Networking

It has happened to the best of us. You are at a cocktail party of conference doing a great job of networking and then you hit a wall. You find yourself talking to a person that is a good contact but won't stop talking or they are so boring and not helpful to you at all. The worst part is you can't figure out how to remove yourself from this sinking ship without sounding like an awkward fool. The exit strategy is extremely important and a big part of networking. Author and CEO of Tame Your Tot Lynn Taylor said:

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