Booth talk, small talk, and how to start a conversation.

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IMG_6460Something about the idea of making “small talk” makes me want to vomit. It feels fake and artificial. So how do you start a conversation with complete strangers in a business setting? This is a valuable skill, that I’ve used over and over again. Whether it’s at a career fair, or at some sort of networking reception,  the art of making brief conversations with strangers in a way that leaves a positive impression doesn’t come naturally to many people.  It will take some practice, but here are some ideas to get your conversation going in the right direction–

 

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