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Be Interesting

Rather than eliciting the comment, "Oh, . . . nice" when you tell people what you do, aim for the comment, "Tell me more."

When people asked Buford "What do you do?" he used to give his title. It was so long that he had to stop and take a breath in the middle: "I'm director of student financial aid in the student affairs division of the University of Missouri (gasp!)Kansas City." And people said, "Oh, . . . nice."


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