How do you feel about answering the inevitable question, “what do you do?” at a networking event or party, or on a first date?

Often people will introduce themselves with a long job title that means very little to anyone outside of their organisation.

The response to this is often a polite nod and a slightly glazed look before the conversation moves swiftly on.

So what would you say, without mentioning your job title or organisation, that would instead inspire genuine curiosity and spark further conversation?