Small talk is a good way to start building rapport and interacting with new people. As you network and interview to find What's Next, it's important to be able to connect with others. Active listening, affirming, and looking for common ground are some good ways to getting a conversation started. As Joe Navarro (ex FBI agent) says, "Conversations are so much more successful and collaborative when we allow everyone to feel they can talk about and share ideas." What are some effective strategies you’ve used to talk to people, make new friends and build relationships in the workplace?