Small talk helps you build professional relationships. People do business with people they enjoy being around, and those who make good conversation fall into that category.
Nevertheless, actually making small talk can be intimidating. You don’t want to babble or dominate the conversation, but you also don’t want to be boring.
But most importantly, you don’t want to put your foot in your mouth. Say the wrong thing and you’re looking at a very awkward lunch break or meeting with your colleagues.
Not sure what you should and shouldn’t bring up during small talk? Play it safe by avoiding the following topics. Continue reading “How To Keep Small Talk Comfortable At Work”