Have Something In Common

Commonalities build connection. When you meet someone, find out about their interests. You may be pleasantly surprised that you share involvement in your kids’ soccer accomplishments or dance recitals, or marching band. You may find another dog lover or horse enthusiast. Shared anecdotes or horror stories build connections and connections build relationships. Make connections and…

Getting To Know You…

Face-to-face networking is the wisest choice when starting relationships. One of the major reasons is that about 90 percent of in-person communication is conveyed nonverbally.  A person’s walk, posture, handshake, eye contact, facial expressions and appearance as well as tone, rate, pitch, speed and inflection share volumes of information … and is missing online. If…