Show People You Care by Curious Inquiry, Caring Questions, and Diligent Follow-Up! 👍
Courtesy of @moismai
Okay, once introductions are made now you have to engage to keep the conversation alive.
To do that you want to use questions that lead the person to talk. However, you want these questions to be appealing and motivating to answer.
Avoid run-of-the-mill questions related to networking and sales. Remember we want to form a connection not a transaction ❌
Make the question person-centered. A simple way of doing that is to connect the question to an emotion.
If you want to know what a person does for work, don’t just blandly ask «what’s your job?» tie it to an emotion that they can use as a filter for answering.
«What’s the most fun thing about what you do for a living?”
This puts the person in a state of personal reflection in search of that emotion in conjunction with the answer 😉
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