Starting a conversation is a super power! You can seamlessly interact with all sorts of people. In this video men’s style, grooming, fitness and lifestyle expert, Aaron Marino of IAmAlphaMAaronMarino, and Pete & Pedro  says that there’s a ton of conversation starters online – but if you read through their lists, you’ll realize how super lame and awkward they are. BUT Alpha has come great tips for you! Check these out.

Alpha Tested & Approved Amazing Conversation Starters

1. Approach and ask: Who has the best pizza around here?

2. Observe the person & find what you have in common. Formulate a question surrounding the commonality.

3. Ask what type of phone they’re using and details about the device.

4. Ask about their weekend – if Monday or Tuesday, ask about the past weekend. If Thursday or Friday, as about the future weekend. Wednesday is a wild card.

5. Ask: how is your day going?

6. When you see them looking at certain things and observe their facial expressions, comment about what you notice that they notice.

7. Give them a compliment – engage them and then keep them going.