Chit Chat Is Good For You! Nine Tips for More Effective Small Talk In The Office
Listen before you talk
One of the key rules in small talk and networking that will get you far is listening before you talk. If you observe and do your research before you engage with your co-workers or upper-level management you could learn about their interests, what they discuss on a daily basis, new and upcoming projects that you could give your input on, a variety of topics.