Without initiating a conversation, nothing else can happen. This is the most important, and usually the most difficult, step.
Once you know how to start a conversation with someone you don't know, you'll be able to develop the rest of your skills and start achieving fantastic results.
As well as learning how to start a conversation, in this stage we will also look at:
- Understanding the outcome you want.
- How to handle different business and social envi‐ronments.
- Who looks open to conversation and who does not?
Most of the focus in this first stage is on starting a conversation with a stranger. There will be times when it's difficult to talk to people you already know, of course, and, in ...