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How to Talk to Someone New Part 1

How to Talk to Someone New Part 1

Start with a Smile – it signals friendliness and approachability. A smile encourages and helps to make the first step.

Master Eye Contact – this simple trick tells other people we are open and having nothing to hide.

Initiate the Conversation – it is tough but being the first to say something gives you an upper hand, at least at the beginning.

Stay Positive – tell yourself that the world is a friendly place and people around you would like to get to know you.

Help Someone Else – find someone who is even shyer than you are and make them feel at ease.

Practice Mindfulness – be present and show genuine interest in getting to know someone new.

Come Prepared – print out and read cheat sheets with ides on how to talk to someone you don’t know.

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