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Let the small talk begin

All right, you've got four minutes to make nice with your boss, your best friend's brother-in-law, that woman in accounting whose name you can never remember. What on Earth do you say?

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By Beth Teitell
Globe Correspondent / December 3, 2009

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Which is scarier - a root canal or a party? Marcia Yudkin, author, consultant, and self-described “serious introvert,’’ doesn’t hesitate. “The dentist’s job is to take care of you,’’ she said, “but at a party, no one’s job is to take care of you. You’re on your own.’’ (Full article: 1128 words)

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