One of the biggest challenges is entering the room - the first impression - and it is massively important. OK, there is an imaginary string coming out the top of your head. You will feel your rib cage rising, stomach coming in, and spine straightening. Congratulations, you just grew 1-2 inches, and, look more commanding!
Each participant went on 10 to 14 six-minute dates.
Since each woman would not have the opportunity to meet every man, and vice versa, because of the size of the event we also offered a post-official-dating mingle time for people to hit on each other the old-fashioned way.
I have four times now witnessed hundreds of people go on hundreds of dates in only a few hours.
I’ve then analyzed their post-date opinions about each other, and paired them off. I organized literary speed dating events at the bookstore where I work.
Speed dating allows couples to check out the chemistry in three minutes flat and on a regular night, you might be able to clock as many as forty dates.
But since time is so short, it is crucial that you make the right impression on your speed dating partners.
It should help to get your date talking about him or her self, which can only be flattering, and it should also help to open up a conversation. A tiny minority of cases might be considered hopeless (debatable) but in general most could certainly be helped with a little guidance in the proper direction.
Also read our tips on "How to create the right first impression" Easy Speed Dating questions What kind of work do you? If you find yourself in this situation maybe you should have a closer look at your personal hygiene or your image.
“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.
It would probably be more appropriate to mention something about the event or surroundings etc.