Plenty to talk about in the sports world this week, and if you take a few minutes to talk with your sports-loving colleagues, I bet you’ll end up having more business conversations this week too.
Sports small talk might seem counterproductive, but it’s quite the opposite. It’s a relationship-building mechanism that leads to rapport and bigger bussiness conversations. With that in mind, give these topics a try this week:
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Here’s to starting the week on a good note and with ideas on how to make sports useful in business. Which means bonus materials today. Woot!
First up you’ll notice a fresh batch of conversation starters. These are topics that will work in small talk around the office and with colleagues and help build your knowledge base at the same time. But make sure you keep reading for links on 3 Ways to Become a Baseball Fan for Business and ways you can use the NFL schedule to advance your career.
You’re going to find at least one baseball note in the #ConvoStarters from now through October. The length of the season can be a bit overwhelming if you’re not already a baseball fan. Here’s at video on how to become a fan and make sense of the information coming at you.
Lastly don’t wait until football season to put the NFL schedule to work for you. Here’s 4 Ways to Advance Your Career Using the NFL Schedule.
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