To do this, try this free seven day journaling exercise that prompts you to reflect on each of the components of your story. Every essay or assignment you write must begin with an introduction.You know, a few years ago after being pretty miserable and disengaged in a job, I started obsessing about what actually makes people feel good at work. How do you think things could be better in whatever sphere you’re in?
Although for short essays the introduction is usually just one paragraph, longer argument or research papers may require a more substantial introduction.
He studied people who had damage to the ventromedial frontal lobe, the area of the brain responsible for processing emotion.
Despite leading normal lives in almost every other way, these patients were incapable of making decisions.
This is why instead of listing your facts when you introduce yourself, you should tell your story. You might describe how you came to do what you do or how you came to care about what you care about.
When you do this you’ll activate empathy, the person can see themselves in your story. For example, instead of me saying, “I’m Zach, I’m a consultant, speaker, and author,” I might say, “Hi, I’m Zach. So, make sure that when you introduce yourself, you include a description of the problem you exist to solve.