Why we should talk to strangers

This isn’t as alarming as at first it appears.  We speak to strangers most days if you think about it.  How else do we actually get on with our lives, our businesses and our journey if we don’t?

‘Kio Stark has always talked to strangers. She started documenting her experiences when she realized that not everyone shares this predilection. She’s done extensive research into the emotional and political dimensions of stranger interactions and the complex dynamics how people relate to each other in public places.’ (TED)

In this talk she takes us through the joys and opportunities of speaking to strangers and the transformative possibilities that can present themselves.

“When you talk to strangers, you’re making beautiful interruptions into the expected narrative of your daily life — and theirs,”

For some further thoughts on how to talk to strangers, have a look at http://ideas.ted.com/how-to-talk-to-strangers/