Starting A Conversation
One of the best ways to instantly build a connection with people (even strangers) is to have thought-provoking questions ready to ask anytime you feel the conversation lull. The key is knowing how and when to use them to spark connection and create a natural, flowing conversation…almost effortlessly.
In this post, Ramit Seth shows you the only 5 questions you need to know for consistently great conversations. And, more importantly, he shows you why they work.
When you want to meet someone at an event… or in a coffee shop… “opening a conversation” can be awkward.
What do you say? And how do you continue the conversation? Derek Halpern shares his tips in this post.
Not all of us are “social butterflies” … but meeting face to face with your community is rocket fuel for your career. If social gatherings make you feel awkward, behavioural investigator Vanessa Van Edwards has 3 valuable strategies you need to know.
Kat Boogaard shares a few simple tips you can implement to make even your driest, most boring, snore-worthy story at least a little bit more interesting.
“Small Talk” Hacks is a video crash course where you’ll learn advanced techniques for improving your social skills.
It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.
Their desire for avoidance is a predisposition so common that it’s become hard-baked into Finnish culture.
If you need a get-to-know-you question for team-building at work that isn’t trite and terrible, here are 25 to try out.
Leaving A Conversation
You can now stop talking at the ideal moment, all thanks to these 21 lines that will end things on a good note—and on time.
Whether we’re talking about a networking event, a date or even a phone call, you want to end as strong as you start. Vanessa Van Edwards talks about the undervalued, under-discussed and under-appreciated art of the graceful exit.