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Did you and I attend the same private dinner at the White House with the Queen of England?’” — “A self-depreciating line is a good opening when someone is engaging in a positive type task and you comment on it.For instance, ‘I’m jealous that you are so good at that! This can actually show confidence because you are not trying to appear like you’re awesome.” — “My favorite way of starting a conversation is to say, ‘Okay, I’ve got a dumb joke, not a good joke, just a dumb joke for you.’ People are usually more receptive to dumb jokes because it doesn’t require much effort and they don’t have to worry about not getting it. What does a fish say when it runs into a concrete wall? ” — “Most people enjoy trivia, facts, and riddles and they’re also a good way to keep the conversation going over an extended period of time.You can drop in and ask someone ‘What are the only 3 countries that start with J?If you need ideas look at what’s trending or are hot topics on Twitter or Facebook.” — “People love to help so asking for a small favour is a great starter.If you don’t have a favour to ask for, just make one up.
’ It makes you look open to learning more and will help the conversation flow naturally.” — “Instead of complimenting something generic like their eyes, highlight something that shows their personality, like their purse or a book.If a woman laughs at a man’s joke, he feels assured that she has a level of comfort with him.For her, laughing releases oxytocin, the ‘bonding hormone.’ These two things together create an opening for more conversation.” — “I always tell my clients to try out a compliment.’ [Jordan, Japan, Jamaica] or ‘How many state capitals are west of LA? I wouldn’t believe it either until I saw a map] or ‘What starts with “e” and ends with “e” and contains only 1 letter? Then circle back with them later to see if they have an answer.They’ll be thinking about it—and you—all evening.” — “Try using a light philosophical twist to an opening such as when you see someone enjoying a coffee you can highlight the beauty in the moment.