What do you do? It is a seemingly easy question. It may be an invitation for small talk or formal proposal. But how do you respond? What things should you mention? How much should you say? It is an open-ended question that should be easy to answer and yet your response is dictated by where you are, who you are speaking to and what you have to offer them. Yikes!
The basic principle of a good response is to cover as much territory as you can in as small a space as possible. You do not know what will pique . . . [more]