Posted on: August 14th, 2017 by Jen Mueller

The sports headlines keep coming, which is good news if you’re looking for something new to talk about with your colleagues.

Even better news – I’ve already got a cheat sheet ready for you.

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Posted on: August 7th, 2017 by Jen Mueller

Happy Monday!

I was taking to Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano recently about the importance of developing relationships with his teammates. Cano noted you’re not always going to like your colleagues, but you still need to trust them if you want to get the best results.

Trust gets developed in lots of little ways at work, including through small talk. Those conversations help build relationships and rapport. Don’t get stuck searching for small talk topics this week, use these sports topics:

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Posted on: July 31st, 2017 by Jen Mueller

Ever have one of those days when you feel like there’s nothing to say?

It’s not the worst thing in the world, but it can make small talk uncomfortable and could put you in an awkward spot if your job requires you to interact with other people.

It’s one of the reasons you should have a few sports topics at the ready. Not every topic will interest you, but you will have a few conversation topics to choose from and you’ll be able to engage someone else in a conversation (who might be able to do all the talking for you.)

Don’t go searching for topics. Use the ones right here:

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