Ahhh Saadia Choudry - how true is this ;-)
Seriously one of the things we spend most time teaching new sales team (and Account Management team) members - is just to relax and be themselves
Stop pretending to be "professional" and talk as you would in the pub ;-)
Everyday initial conversations starters DO NOT work in the selling world, and DO NOT forward your sales conversation. If you’re wondering why you’re not growing, as you should be in sales, this may help you break through. Shake things up a bit. Make your lead in phrases you! Where do we start? Bring your personality into it…literally your personality!