Starting an interesting conversation with someone you’re meeting for the first time can be tough. It could be a new client, employee or a supplier.
In fact, starting a conversation with someone who’ve you’ve met a number of times can be tough!
Well, it doesn’t need to be that way.
You know, one of the things I do when interviewing a guest on my marketing podcast is to start with an unexpected question unrelated to what we’re there to talk about. Usually it’s a fun one, the answer to which will have us smiling … even laughing.
After that, the conversation immediately loosens up, and a better chat follows.
So, here’s 10 of my favourite ice-breaker questions that lead to interesting conversations (and if you want to hear my own answers to these questions then take a listen to this episode of The Small Business Big Marketing Show):
If you feel awkward about asking personal questions, ftry to follow these simple questions to start an interesting conversation.
What would you add to this list? Leave your ice-breaker questions in the Comments section below.