Raise your hand if you like small talk…I can’t see you but I’ll take a guess that only half of you raised your hand. Why? Because for the most part small talk sucks! It usually serves no purpose. It’s a few minutes wasted trying to make real conversation.
Small talk lives at networking events, blah blah blah! But you go to them often and generally search for whom you know and chat it up with them. And even if you’re the bold one to approach a stranger, striking up memorable conversation can still be a challenge.
We all know there’s opportunity to make valuable connections at networking events but we far to often we go through the motions. Every now then you stumble into something great but that’s by chance.
You want to own the room and leave them wanting more! Let’s check intimidation at the door!
I do a heck of lot of talking and connecting and I’ve tried it all. Even meeting embarrassment at a conversation gone wrong but through that I’ve learned what works.
I ask 1 incredible question that gets people spilling their guts! I still find it amazing the conversation that gets rolling from this prompt.
So in this episode, I’ll ask you this question! Watch and then use it in your next encounter.
You’re a rock star so this will help you wow audiences!
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We’re in this thang together, so you can say what feel…to do what you love.
With incredible juju,