The Fun Factor

A few months ago, a client who raises hens gave me a carton of eggs — and upped the fun factor by identifying each hen’s contributions. I grinned every time I opened the carton.

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Practice: If it’s hard for you to say Hello, start by smiling at some of the people you encounter. If smiling at strangers is a habit (it is for me, but I grew up in a small town), advance to saying Hello. If you’re comfortable greeting people, consider getting them to laugh.