And while that makes for a fine two minutes of chit-chat, more substantial convesation is obviously necessary to get to know someone.
So why not open the floodgates with some compelling questions? ” and spark some in-depth discussions that get a little personal in all the right ways.
As a published Penguin author, Vanessa regularly speaks and appears in the media to talk about her research.
Once upon a time, people actually met in real life to date.
If you’re anything like me, the conversation will invariably turn to boring work stories and how much you’re addicted to guacamole.
If there’s a lull in the conversation, insert a creative question or two and the conversation should begin to flow.
These questions come from dating coach/matchmaker Rachel Greenwald’s, “Have Him at Hello: Confessions from 1,000 Guys About What Makes Them Fall in Love…or Never Call Back” (© Random House 2008).
Accept your date’s pass, redirect it slightly, and then return the ball— all with warmth and genuine interest in his or her responses.
This acceptance and redirection is the push and pull that creates smoothness.