Don’t talk to strangers! But we have to…..all the time in fact. As human beings, we crave interactions and relationships with each other and yet, one of the most difficult things to do is talk to strangers. What happens when you find yourself in that situation at a networking event or tradeshow? This is worth probing because in Sales and Marketing much of our time is spent not just talking, but hoping to entice “strangers,” or business prospects.
With another riveting TEDTalk, techniques and icebreakers for talking to strangers are explored by author Davy Rothbart. He advises that people have a natural curiosity about each other and it merits asking the right questions and uncovering the experiences of others.
Read about it in full HERE.