How do you engage in conversation and connect with new people?

Ohhhh...I hear you say....'I freeze in social situations and can't seem to get comfortable meeting strangers'....

But....

'When I have my dog with me, I don't feel as uncomfortable, just seems to go much smoother'...

Does this ring a bell with you? Interesting isn't it...we have all heard that having a dog or a pet is an ice breaker and in some ways, that is exactly how the concept of 'breaking the ice' with a complete stranger starts, and can be so much easier if you do have a pet.

Because it is a common subject that either the 'stranger' or yourself have an interest in that creates a basis of commencing a chat...

So...if you don't have that prop as it were, what could be that 'ice breaker' subject or starter to a chat? A smile, an acknowledgement...?

Perhaps consider...that a stranger could be a friend that you just haven't met yet.

Want some guidance on how to get yourself up and running in conversation? Let's chat!

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