Scan the room and look for the most interesting, animated or prestigious person to talk to, then try to attract their attention by making eye contact, walking by them or making small talk.
Look for the person closest to you that is not already engaged in conversation, and introduce yourself
Scan the room and find the largest group or the one with the most men or cutest guy in it and stand nearby until they notice you, or do something cute or clumsy so they do notice you.
Find the quietest part of the room and people watch, act mysterious until someone deep and interesting notices you.
They need a shoulder to cry on or help with a project
They want someone to go shopping with or go to the spa or just want to talk about guys.
They want to know the best restaurant or event to go to.
They want to know why their boyfriends dumped them, and why their relationship went wrong.
I want him to make me feel desirable.
I want him to understand me at a deep level.
I want him to be proud of me.
I want him to make me feel special.
Meeting as many new people as possible.
Figuring out the most efficient way to get your job done.
Networking with the movers and shakers in the company.
Finding the nearest bookstore to visit on your lunch break.