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#1. The First Word Floodgates

#1. The First Word Floodgates

  • The first words act as floodgates, once you say the first word everything else just flows.
  • Just gather the enthusiasm, the positivity, the energy, put on a big smile, and say 'Hi!'

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#2. Skip the Small Talk

#2. Skip the Small Talk

As a personal Question.

Example:

  • Interesting Name. How did your parents think about it?
  • How long have you lived in this city?
  • Where do you come from and where does your family live?

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#3. Find the Me-Too's

#3. Find the Me-Too's

Find a common point and common ground and move from there. 

It can be any habit, hobby, workplace, birthplace, etc.

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#4. Pay a Unique Compliment

#4. Pay a Unique Compliment

  • People will forget what you do, and they'll forge what you say, but they will never forget how you made them feel.
  • Give someone a nice full compliment.
  • Try to construct a compliment that is unique and genuine.

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#5. Ask for An Opinion

#5. Ask for An Opinion

Ask for something simple that the other person can help you with.

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#6. Be Present

#6. Be Present

When you are listening to someone give them full attention

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#7. Make Eye Contact

#7. Make Eye Contact

  • Making eye contact in conversation is a really powerful tool you can use. 
  • Eye contact shows that you are interested in the other person and it shows your confidence as well

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#8. Remember Small Details

#8. Remember Small Details

Use the Places, Names, Animals, Things method to remember anything about the person.

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A person's name is the sweetest sound they can hear.

DALE CARNEGIE

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ANONYMOUS

Every person is like a book and every conversation is like reading 

ANONYMOUS

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CURATED BY

ideallyadarsh

An ordinary boy who is indiscriminately passionate about many things, develops the frontend of websites, a graphics designer, a bibliophile, Loves to learn and grow, and write. | In search of infinity!

CURATOR'S NOTE

This TED Talk is great for understanding how small things we can do to start interesting conversations with anyone without getting a lack of words or topics to talk about. If you are shy or feel uncomfortable talking to strangers you can read these points and check out the video whenever you get some time.

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