Online course: Small talk

What am I going to talk about?

So, there you are, all alone. About to spend a long day at a business conference or at that wedding where you don't know a soul. And then all of a sudden it hits – social anxiety. Because, let's face it, who are you going to talk to? And even worse: what are you going to talk about? You feel so uncomfortable that you'd rather just leave as soon as possible. You might think you're the only one feeling this way, but in fact, nine out ten people have difficulty overcoming social anxiety. During this learning journey, you'll work on communication skills, and upon completion, making "small talk" will be a piece of cake.

  • Learn the art of small talk
  • Stop being tongue-tied amongst strangers
  • Feel comfortable around others
  • Certificate upon completion

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Small talk training

Would you like to walk into a networking event and start a conversation with a stranger, without any of those awkward silences? Or maybe you'd just like to start a friendly conversation with the person waiting at the bus stop or in line at the grocery store? It's possible you already do this on a daily basis, but for most of us it's not that simple. Applying these communication skills in the real world can be quite intimidating. Just thinking of your first sentence can already cause a lot of stress. To make it less difficult, it is helpful to approach these situations step by step. In this training, full of small talk tips, we help you with it. 

After completing this course, you may sometimes still feel a bit awkward around strangers. After all, you're only human. But with enough practice, you'll notice that it'll get easier to find the right thing to say. You'll see that practice really does help. And remember this: you've probably gotten to know most of your friends through small talk first! Upon completion of this course, you'll have learned how to overcome social anxiety and how to engage in the art of small talk. You'll also feel more comfortable communicating with others. That speaks for itself.

  • 2 to 6 weeks' completion time
  • 90 minutes of self study
  • 7 chapters

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Meet the master

Our online courses are written by our "masters." Each one of them is an expert in their field, and they all have many years of experience. Among them you'll find trainers, psychologists, coaches, authors, etc.

Miloushka Krontstadt is the master behind this learning journey. Miloushka has extensive experience in coaching and training in the fields of work and health. She coaches - unconventionally, when necessary - people towards healthy productivity.

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We understand you want to get from A to B. We're not here to hold your hand, but to encourage you. Not as a coach, but as a supporter. Not with "boring" training courses, but with exciting learning journeys. You're responsible for making sure you can get started with your new skills today.

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