Suffering from small talk?
“How are you?”
About the only place you can be guaranteed a stranger will be genuinely interested in your answer is the emergency room or doctor’s office.
Yet it’s still one of the most asked questions in workplaces around the world.
Insincere smalltalk is an essential skill in any workplace.
Whether it’s filling that awkward silence before a meeting starts or putting a more personal touch on an exchange of money, smalltalk greases the wheels.
If you’ve ever struggled to find that nondescript, inoffensive and bland way to interact with vaguely familiar workmates, here’s a go to list for the office.
How many have been used on you?
See you next week.