Looking at my weekly schedule and to-do list is a little daunting this time of year. I bet that’s true for you as everyone settles into a more “normal” routine following summer schedules and vacations.
I know it’s easy to focus on everything you have to do and start eliminating the non-essential conversations like small talk. But it might be worthwhile to remember small talk helps build rapport and relationships that can help you get more done. In addition, small talk can last for seconds not minutes.
Keep it short and sweet and keep that top of mind when talking about these sports topics this week.