Small talk won’t make you memorable and may even leave your brand feeling stale. The art of engaging people is easier than you might think.
A recent article in Inc. suggests that curiosity and authenticity are key. When people are curious about learning more, they are less afraid of asking questions to take the conversation deeper.
Refresh your ice-breaker questions in a way that builds momentum. Start with broad, open-ended questions like “What’s your story?” or “What excites you right now?” These will encourage the person to share what is on their mind and open up deeper connections.