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8 Tips On How To Get Better At Small Talk And Start Enjoying It
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8 Tips On How To Get Better At Small Talk And Start Enjoying It

Office parties, family gatherings with extended family you don’t know or in between classes, the opportunity for small talk is everywhere but for some people these ‘opportunities’ lead to anxiety. That’s why Onstride Financial created an infographic to teach people how they can better their small talk skills with simple and handy tips.

Each section includes hacks on how to better phrase your questions, proper body language and even how to gracefully exit when you have had enough. Even if you find small talk painful, it is a necessary evil when it comes to getting through day to day life so why not dust up your skills? Scroll down below even if you think you know how to chit-chat you might learn something new!

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Wil Vanderheijden
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3 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Some people turn small talk into a third degree interrogation. I now know that I can make graceful exit by saying: "I need to get out of this toxic environment."

The Girl on Fire
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Small talk does not make me happier, BP. Lies. :/

FortnitePlayerGirl
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3 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Small talk was the most severe thing I struggled with as a child and still struggle with today. Until now, no small talk was better explained than this. God bless the person who created this.

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Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
3 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Some people turn small talk into a third degree interrogation. I now know that I can make graceful exit by saying: "I need to get out of this toxic environment."

The Girl on Fire
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Small talk does not make me happier, BP. Lies. :/

FortnitePlayerGirl
Community Member
3 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Small talk was the most severe thing I struggled with as a child and still struggle with today. Until now, no small talk was better explained than this. God bless the person who created this.

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