Day 17 – Talk to Three Strangers

Day 17 of the Better Man in 30 days challenge – Talk to three strangers.

One of the more difficult challenges for me, given spontaneity and friendliness are not exactly my forte. Just about pulled through though I think

  • Ran into a (relatively) new (Nigerian) start in the building I work at whilst on my way out to grab lunch from M&S. A quick search in the people directory – and a dive into LinkedIn – turned up an interesting factoid – even though his current job description is as far away form it as it possibly can be, his first degree is in Materials and Metallurgy.
  • Chatted up the sales attendant at M&S whilst she was running my items though the scanner. The lunch time shift can be draining given it is as much of a revolving door/capacity optimisation exercise as there can be. I swear her eyes lit up when I asked how her day was (I might have imagined  it only though).
  • Blew over an hour on a good natter with the office mates, something I’ve not done a lot of lately given all the (far more) serious things that have been on my mind lately..Totally claiming this as in my humble opinion it fulfils the spirit of the challenge 🙂

Another one I should work a tad harder towards improving on..

One thought on “Day 17 – Talk to Three Strangers

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.