Chit Chat Is Good For You! Nine Tips for More Effective Small Talk In The Office
Make time out of your day to engage
Those who are successful in the workplace attribute a lot of their success through taking the time out to network and engage with other co-workers and professionals in their field. On average, your male co-worker spends about 5% of his 8-hour day connecting with other co-workers about topics that might seem trivial, like last night’s basketball game or the latest gadget on the market. Although this might seem like a waste, this ultimately aids them in getting better promotions, more notoriety, and builds their network. It pays off professionally!