1. Start off in the right place. Everyone has a different background, everyone has a different set of knowledge …
2. Don’t go too far down the rabbit hole.
3. Clarity beats accuracy
4. Explain what you think is cool
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
A. P. W. B. Dumbledore
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
3. Find the “Me too”‘s
4. Pay a unique compliment
10:20 Ask for an opinion.
All of us have opinions. And we all want them to be heard. And everybody wants validation.
7. Name, place, animal, thing
The art of conversation
Why Do We Gossip?
13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR
May 17, 2016
By some estimates, around 60 percent of time spend in conversation with other people involves some form of gossip about social relationships or personal experiences.