That added confidence could also make you more assertive.
The more relaxed you feel talking and sharing with someone you don’t know – the easier it is to address problem situations.
It will take you past the crippling fear of being judged and make it routine.
Talking to strangers can help you overcome fears and confidence issues you never thought possible.
Approaching strangers, or just turning your head and talking to someone sat next you can be extremely liberating.
Talking to strangers can provide you with endless inspiration for old problems and generate new ideas.
Off the cuff remarks, insane social commentaries, day-to-day problems and general chitchat can be the spark you need to send your creativity in to overdrive.
And, if you’re lucky – maybe someone will do the same for you one day. It’s a simple fact that you can never be productive if you take on too many commitments — you simply spread yourself too thin and will not be able to get anything done, at least not well or on time.
But requests for your time are coming in all the time — through phone, email, IM or in person.Talking to strangers allows you to practice connecting with people on a personal level.Asking questions, listening and appreciating the time you have with someone.It can take your old views on something and completely shatter them.There is always someone out there who knows more about the subject than you, and getting their views can turn yours around in no time – thus expanding your mind, and your own knowledge.To stay productive, and minimize stress, you have to learn the Gentle Art of Saying No — an art that many people have problems with. Well, to start with, it can hurt, anger or disappoint the person you’re saying “no” to, and that’s not usually a fun task.