If you're not the most outspoken person, take a tip from our friend Steve. You may not be able to think up the perfect, captivating thing to say. But you may not have to. Instead, keep an eye out for ...
Category: Skills – Keenness
Pickup Lines Are an Arms Race
You can't win an arms race. All you can do is keep up and hopefully stay just ahead of the competition.
That means that you can't simply rehash a line you learned from a blog post or video you came across.
How to Make a Witty Comment
So how do we come up with a witty comment in the spur of the moment? I do have a technique that you can use to hone your wit. It takes a decent amount of practice, but it can definitely be learned.
How to Deal With Small Talk Anxiety
And that's the irony of improvisation, whether it be comedy, jazz, social dancing, or anything else that is ostensibly made up on the spot.
And guess what? You can think about conversations in the exact same way.
The Elusive “Me, Too!” Moment
You can use "me, too!" moments to gauge how well your conversation is going. And when you do catch one, that's the perfect time for a ...
Keep the Conversation Going With “Yes, and …”
Have you ever had a conversation with someone that ended up being a total buzzkill? To explain how these happen, I’m going to delve into the world of ...
Build Rapport with a Timely Callback
The callback is a comedy writing principle that can be applied to real-life conversations. The reason the callback is so powerful is ...