Dating nights are fun, so always go with an open mind and a big smile. Unless you’ve got a job as a lion tamer or professional champagne/bacon taster, it’s best to leave out the details of what makes you similar to every other person in the room.One of the best dating tips I give guests is to avoid talking about work too much at singles nights. Although it’s nice to hear what people do to get a sort of background picture, don’t spend your precious 4 minute speeddate explaining how you’ve just taken on a new really complex finance modeling system which is bound to boggle and bore your date. This is speed dating, so leave lengthy discussions for lengthier dates – your Speed Dater host will not be your friend if you take 5 minutes to move between dates because you’re too busy debating the strengths and weaknesses of the Catholic church. Especially if you’re coming straight from work on an empty stomach. ) I don’t mean you should brag about money or talk about work (unless you’re a brain surgeon because that’s just hot), I mean you should play your trump cards and leave her wanting to know what’s in the rest of your deck.
It’s an exchange of numbers, a phone call, and a second date. So, all that’s left to do now is book some singles nights – go forth and conquer!
But for those of you who have set your sights on a match, I’ve put together a sure-fire 5 step guide to winning at speed dating.
The funny dates, the weird dates, the nerdy dates, the hot dates – they all make for a jolly night of laughs and perhaps a cheeky kiss.
You want to be memorable and have 4 minutes fly by and leave your date wanting more.
Follow these six tips to maximize your chances of earning yourself a second date. Work, social gatherings and other responsibilities keep us busy so it's easy to neglect your love life when your mind is focused on other things.