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.
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.
Men, if you're feeling shy about making small talk with women before the event, start chatting with the other dudes. If you're still feeling shy, you can always bring a friend to the event to make it a more comfortable experience.
Remember, the women will be sizing you up from the moment you walk in the door, so present yourself with an aura of confidence and approachability.
Don’t stare at her breasts (I know she has lovely breasts! As I look around the speed dating room, other men are doing things which don’t look good ….. The interesting thing about these secrets is, others felt the difference in me, but could not easily say why.
Get rid of that bad breath (yes, you have bad breath). Pay attention to her, and don’t let your eyes wander around the room (too much).