Something that I’ve found works well at coffee stores is the “pre-opening” – that is, establishing a discussion prior to starting the conversation.

Something that I’ve found works well at coffee stores is the “pre-opening” – that is, establishing a discussion prior to starting the conversation.

“Woah, Didn’t know 50 tones of Grey was included with a workbook.”

Since we spend a good deal of time employed in coffee shops1, I’ve often got my laptop and gear that is assorted me. A fast “Hey, can you mind watching my material for one minute?” as I return while I go to the counter or the bathroom has worked to give the pretext to a conversation as soon. It gives an instantaneous and normal opening to talk. Continue reading “Something that I’ve found works well at coffee stores is the “pre-opening” – that is, establishing a discussion prior to starting the conversation.”