Tips & Advice

3 ways to avoid boring chat

Small talk should add value to you or those you’re chatting with, or it can feel like a meaningless, forgettable conversation. Here are our top tips to avoid boring...

4 ways to improve your small talk

No matter how poor you might feel you are at small talk, with practice and our top tips everyone can improve. Seek out opportunities to practice As with any skill, the...

5 ways to end a conversation

When we feel nervous about meeting new people, it can be helpful to have a planned strategy to exit the conversation when we feel it is stalling or has...

4 ways to make small talk in any situation

Ask open-ended questions Most people enjoy talking about themselves. It’s also easier than discussing a topic you know little about or have no interest in. Open-ended questions provoke interesting, dynamic...