Meaningful Small Talk — Eye Contact, Optional

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If you feel uncomfortable avoiding superficial greetings with people you barely know, here are some substantive things you can say that aren’t shallow or insincere.

· Hello, I’ve only seen you in meetings, but I’m impressed you never leave the men’s room without washing your hands.

· Hi, I noticed you’re getting off on the fourth floor. Some of my best therapy…