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How to start a conversation with a stranger


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=>Try Saying

a) How are you?

=>What’s new with you?

b) How was your day?

=> How are you today?

c) Where are you from?

=> What’s interesting about where you grew up?

d) What do you do? Where do you work?

=> What’s interesting about your job?

e) What’s your name?

=> What does your name mean?

f) How was your holiday?

=> What was interesting about your holiday?

g) How was your weekend?

=> What was the best part of your weekend?

4. KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON AROUND

Those who are updated with the current events can easily impress people. You don’t have to know about everything in every field and sound like a “know-it-all”, but being current and updated with the latest news and including it in your conversation can also impress people!

5. BREAKING THE MIRROR

A situation that usually develops when your conversation is going bad which is referred to as” mirror”.
Initiate a conversation. Sometimes we either just agree or repeat the words which make a conversation boring.

The mirrored example:

James: It’s a beautiful day!
John: Yes, it is a beautiful day!

This is terrible.

By mirroring James’ opinion and language, John has followed the social norm, but he’s also paralyzed the discussion and missed a moment of fun.

Here’s a much less terrible, non-mirrored convo:

James: It’s a beautiful day!
John: They say that the weather was just like this when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. If that actually happened.

While strange, it’s effective. Now James and John have something to talk about.

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