Initiating conversations can be a chilling and nerve-wrecking process. Dry mouths and silent stares accompany the worries of not knowing what exactly to say in any given situation. Mastering the art of kick-starting a convo will guide you on your road to success, cultivating relationships and strong networking. Here are five unique and successful ways to make starting a conversation a little less intense.
1. The Bump
Depending on your environment, a little bump can do the trick. Make sure that the bump is not misinterpreted as rude or invasive but more like a gentle brush. If executed appropriately,you and your targeted partner-in-conversation will turn around to extend an apology and a considerate smile. Your goal is to refrain from creep status and use that window of opportunity to make a flirtatious jest.