Conversation Starters


shake-hands Want to avoid awkward silences at your next property pool party?   Looking for some creative conversation starters when you're waiting in the office with a potential resident?  Try some of these to get to know your residents.  Or, post one of these as a "Question of the Week" so your residents get to know each other.

  1. What's the strangest thing that's happened to you today?
  2. What was your favorite subject in school?
  3. What are some of your favorite books or magazines?
  4. What are some of your favorite movies?
  5. What kind of music are you into?
  6. What’s one of the scariest things you’ve ever done?
  7. What's your favorite time of year?  What about it do you like?
  8. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
  9. How did you get into [INSERT THEIR CAREER FIELD]?
  10. Would you recommend [INSERT THEIR CAREER] for other people? Why / Why not?
  11. What do you do for fun?
  12. Do you like traveling?
  13. If you could visit any country in the world, where would you go?
  14. If someone asked you to give them a random piece of advice, what would you say?
  15. Are you a planner or do prefer to be more spontaneous?
  16. Would you rather live in the country or in the city?
  17. What’s your favorite part about today so far?
  18. Did you have a pet when you were a child?  What was it's name?
  19. If you were a type of animal, what would you be and why?
  20. What’s one of the strangest things you’ve ever done?
  21. What kind of vacations do you like?
  22. If you could try out any job for a day, what would you like to try?
  23. What’s the best decision you ever made?
  24. What are some of your favorite websites?

If someone were to make a movie about your life, who would you hope would play you?





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