You would think that it takes a lot of effort to connect with another person, but all it really takes it just one thing in your conversation with someone else.
Without this one element, most conversation stop after “Hey, nice weather out there, don’t you think?” or “Where do you live?”
And don’t get me wrong, sometimes it is good that some conversations end there, because you don’t feel a connection with the other person. But in most cases, it is certainly worthwhile to dig a little deeper to see whether there are some common interests, traits or whatever you are looking for in that particular connection.
How do you currently go about connecting with people? [Read more…]