Mindfulness

5 Ways to Create a Meaningful Conversation

5 Way to Create Meaningful Conversation_Simply Shir

We’ve all had multiple conversations with people on a daily basis, but to really have a meaningful conversation is hard to come by. I always feel a great satisfaction and gratitude after walking out of an engaging conversation where I  felt like I really connected with someone, instead of having just another small talk. But these events happen too sparse for many of us.

Creating meaningful talks are essential in order to connect with others. These talks could sometimes be the highlight of your day, and the person you connected with may end up being one of your closest friends later on, or open up new opportunities for you in the future. (more…)

How to Start a Conversation

How to Start at Conversation Simply Shir

As I slowly transition from school to work this month, I find it harder and harder for me to talk to people, literally. And it wasn’t just because I’m interacting with more people at work who are older or more experienced than me. I have talked to professionals at school events before, but I knew that my role was  a student. And this acknowledgement somehow made it easier for me to confront people.

Very soon, however, I will be entering the working world and I need to alter this perspective (time to grow up and be an adult). Confidence, for sure, plays a key role in how I’m communicating with people at work, but this is something that just builds slowly from experience. The skill of communication, on the other hand, is something that we all can actively practice on a daily basis and improve overtime.

Below are some simple, but powerful tips  I collected to help myself  start a better conversation.

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