First Move In Connecting

A first move is the first point of contact.

If you’re already a connector, you may know this to be true: what’s the first attempt to actually engage someone else, in person?

  • You can be ready with safe, conversational, pleasant topics to discuss if you wish – like if you meet someone in the grocery store, standing in the same line.
  • You can give an authentic appropriate complement – great shoes, terrific jacket – when you’re out and about.
  • You can give a sincere complement to someone in a meeting – “I really appreciated your point on XYZ”.

Connectors know that a First Move is required to get the connectivity momentum started.

What’s one of your First Moves? Please comment below. I’m keen to learn more ways to Connect.

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