We all want to make friends. We want to know people. We want to have connections and relationships. And it starts with initiating a conversation with someone we don’t already know.Casey Greenawalt
- Rather than looking into the eyes of strangers, we have become accustomed to averting our eyes from strangers.
- We will never know which strangers we fail to engage could have otherwise changed the trajectory of our entire lives.
- We often view people as interruptions even though they are the most important thing in this world.
- Every initiative with a stranger is worthwhile, whether as simple as a smile or as meaningful as a deep conversation.
- Behind every face is a name, and behind every name is a rich narrative.
- When we initiate with strangers, we expand our vision of the world and learn to empathize with those who are different from us.
- Identify your style of initiating with strangers, then make a habit of putting it into practice.
- Meet someone new every day this week.
- Whenever you realize that you are continually encountering a specific stranger, introduce yourself.
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