He stands in a room full of people, nervously drumming his fingers, eyeing all corners of the room, looking for a familiar face. A stranger approaches from the corner of his eye, he reluctantly turns to see a stretched out hand and eyes piercing him with intent.
You're at a networking breakfast at a table full of strangers. It's early. The coffee hasn't arrived yet. And you worked late last night. Somehow you've got to make small talk.