Dating, Philosophy, Protocol — January 28, 2013 at 15:01

Ice Breakers


Sometimes generating a conversation out of thin air is a daunting task. Some guys have a natural knack at sparking interesting dialog. It’s not because their more enlightening, it’s due to their ability to jump-start an exchange, recognize conversational patterns and the ability to steer or disengage if necessary.image

Here are 5 ”ice breakers” that will get you warm.

1. Comment on the weather. We’re all affected by it.

2. Compliment the individual on something their wearing. (shoes, shirt, accessories, etc). Everyone enjoys compliments.

3. Ask about recent vacation or scheduled vacation. Travel is always an interestingly fun topic.

4. If you’re at a social function, inquire about their affiliation with the event.

5. Inquire about a recent movie, music, artist, TV show or book.

Once the ball is rolling, be attentive to the dialog and build on the information provided during the exchange. The more you practice, the easier ice breaks.

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