Have you ever wondered how some people can confidently stroll into any room, approach the first person they see, and quickly jump into deep conversations?
They’re able to laugh, engage, and have fun. They ooze confidence and charisma. Other people are dying to meet them and hanging on their every word.
As an introvert, I’ve always been deeply fascinated by those individuals—the ones who can talk to anyone, anytime, anywhere—because that’s something I struggled with for most of my life.
In fact, for many years, most conversations I tried to start would go something like this:
Me: “Hi! How are you?”
Them: “Good. You?”
Me: “Good!…[awkward silence]…Well, it was nice seeing you…”
Then, the conversation would fizzle out, and I’d scurry away tail-between-my-legs discouraged.
But rather than just giving up and saying I’m not a “people person,” I decided to study some of the best conversationalists around.
And no, I…
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