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without commitment, a no strings attached way of having fun with other people without any emotional fallout. At school we are taught maths and English but not important communication skills that are vital to success in later life. Indeed it seems to me that many people are largely unaware of many of the subtle signals they are sending and receiving. One of the most important of these is the skill of flirting. Flirting is not just about sending sexual signals, everyone flirts, salespeople do it, flirting is another name for prospecting. Statistically the biggest phobia in the western world and the one that I get asked to fix a lot is the fear of public speaking. However, the fear of having a conversation with a stranger, and worse than that, being rejected by that person is one that most people can identify with, because we all fear rejection. Even more peculiar is the notion that a lot of people nowadays can feel so awkward talking to someone but somehow are quite comfortable jumping into bed with them. Flirting is supposed to be fun. It's about being playful and should be accompanied by a good dose of humour. People have forgotten how much fun the flirting part is, and many people have not even taken the time or trouble to master this skill, and make no mistake, flirting is a learned skill. Little girls often learn it from their mothers or elder sisters, cousins or friends. However if you weren't lucky enough to be surrounded by flirts below is a simple easy to follow plan to the top ten techniques of flirting that anyone can follow. Of course before you start practise your flirting, you have to find someone to flirt with and that is a whole skill in itself. In simple if you want to flirt with someone, all you need to do is send a signal of interest. If you then receive a signal of interest back withdraw and invite that person to become closer. How to meet people to flirt with You can meet people anywhere there are people. The key is to get from being a stranger, to being an acquaintance and finally a friend. If you are trying to meet somebody in a coffee shop, the supermarket, or a bar the basic rule is the same. Let the other person know that you are interested in getting to know them. Most people when they see somebody they are attracted to, tend to ignore them and look anywhere but at them. This is not going to get you very far. The other person will interpret you ignoring them as disinterest. The reason people do this is their innate fear of rejection. This is one of those fears that is grossly exaggerated in people's imagination and can usually be dispelled by applying a bit of reality and common sense. People are not as frightening as we think. Most people will not mind being approached, they will find it flattering, and even if they are not interested in taking the approach further will generally be polite and good humoured about it. If you are somewhere and see somebody you like the look of, make eye contact, if they look back, try smiling, and
it will go a long way to making people more attracted to you without realising why. to your boss. Keep watching for how the other person reacts to small forays into their space. Otherwise you will simply get the work side of them. Then simply offer a little information about yourself rather than firing questions at the other person. and by showing a little interest in their life and situation you are inadvertently flattering them which will make them feel good rather than threatened. it's best not to ask them what they do. The more you tell the person about you the less of a stranger you are to them. Smiles tend to elicit smiles. once you have connected with someone it's very powerful to back away slightly sending them the invitation to enter your intimate space. authenticity is a far more desirable quality. It is easy to put yourself into a confident state before you go out using this simple technique. This has to be done very carefully without getting in the other person's face instead of space! The rule is very simple. One word of advice. From the guy serving you in a restaurant. . Then when you meet somebody you like it will be more natural and easy to talk. or what they do to have fun. They will make you feel more confident and confidence is the most attractive quality to attract a mate. You can compliment everyone you meet. If you are unconsciously associated in somebody's mind to their feeling good about themselves they will absolutely love being around you and will like you more as a result. It makes them feel good and it will make you feel good. Get in the mood Your mood or state is all important when you set out to flirt.if that seems welcome. in which case BACK OFF. This will pay off amazingly. just for practise. When you feel good about yourself you will make the other person feel good too and you will seem attractive as a result. simply introduce yourself. you don't have to be slick. remember what they say and try and repeat it back. Make sure you listen to them. Test their space boundaries using small moves to calibrate their reactions. Hi my name is …. This will make them feel interesting and more relaxed. The more relaxed you become about it the better. In fact may just be that the most attractive thing you can offer that person is your willingness to be a little embarrassed. Everybody should practise generating good feelings regularly just because you can. You will get a lot more compliments back as well which is always a lovely boost. works well on most people. with your hands or leaning in with your body. You need to make sure that you feel confident as that will inspire confidence in the other person. Pay somebody a compliment. However. Space Invasion One of the most basic and easiest ways to create closeness is to break into the other person's space. If you are paying attention it's easy to detect if they are welcoming to your advances or unwelcoming. to be attentive and to flatter them. The wonderful thing about them is that everyone loves receiving them. Or a simple hello with a smile. instead ask them what they like to do after work. they make you feel good and you can never be annoyed with the person offering you one. Compliments Compliments are great.
if they become consciously aware you are mirroring them it may cause offence. looks. rather than cockiness. Try walking up to someone that you like the look of at a party and whisper to them that you need saving from another guest. They will feel more at ease with you. We unconsciously seek out people who share similar backgrounds. However. Shyness. It is a very good gauge of how receptive the other person is to you by how far they are prepared to go. Of course it works best in a crowded place as there is a ready made excuse for doing it. funny line on someone it really doesn't have a lot of potential to go any further than that. Research has shown that the largest part of the meaning of our communication is conveyed through body language. tastes and personalities. causing the to think 'this person is like me. It's funny but also has the added benefit of making you look desirable. I can trust them'. It is very flirtatious to offer somebody food or to taste your cocktail. a conversation can all be made to feel personal and be the perfect opportunity for flirting. The other person gets to be your instant hero.Never Use Chat Up Lines Don't use lines because quite simply they never work. It can create instant closeness if you whisper something conspiratorial to someone you don't know.you have to lean in very close to do it and it has such sexy overtones but without being threatening. that is a simple copying of some their movements. echoing rather than exactly copying their posture and gestures. Eye Contact . a joke. Try not to be obvious about this. if you can get to a place where you are sharing food or drink you are home and dry. Share Sharing anything can quickly imply intimacy. Mirroring We are always fundamentally attracted to people that we perceive as similar to us. This obviously works best at a party or dinner. you are bonded together against a common foe. there is no come back to a line other than a groan or a grimace. When you use the mirroring technique. The recipient will rarely have anything to say back. It has so many advantages . It is not particulary appropriate to offer a stranger sitting near you in starbucks a taste of your latte! Use your common sense with this one. tends to work much better at creating closeness and forming a bond. Sharing a laugh. Whisper There is quite simply nothing sexier and more likely to create intimacy than whispering. If you use a clever. Plus it really doesn't matter what you whisper. speaking at the same pace and volume as another you will automatically be creating a bond of similarity between you and the other person at the unconscious level. It's far better to convey a genuine sentiment of what is happening at the time than some clever one liner. It also has overtones of thinking that they say that to everyone and that their motives are purely sexual.
Usually it's best to start it in you heart and extend it to their heart. Suggestion Everybody is suggestible to some degree.This is a huge part of flirting. Whatever anyone is selling. This is one of those areas where you might want to ask a friend for feed back. Remember sexual clothes may create arousal. and the rest of your environment just disappeared. This particular approach does take some skill and practice. You can use people's suggestibility to suggest you are attractive and desirable. but that does not equal attraction. they are ultimately selling good feelings. in general it's usually best to be at 45degrees to the other person so that you are presenting yourself. looking at him. And they will often believe you. if we make the comparison of flirting to selling it becomes a lot clearer. Obviously some more than others but it is fair to say that millions would not be spent on advertising products each year if people weren't open to suggestion. He uses a very simple model. however. it was like his voice just seemed to wrap itself around you. His patter goes something like: "Let me ask you question. Get the other person's attention then drive them in to a state of arousal. became what was right in front of you? And anything he described. I have made a career out of it. if you put the case subtly enough and often enough. with your perfect partner. on a moonlit beach. I know this sounds a little strange. if he were talk about a romantic walk. cars or insurance. and where your eyes go to after you make eye contact. When you are selling yourself to someone else jut ask yourself 'What does this person need to hear to feel good about me' Very often it's just that you are natural and spontaneous. and your entire world. So much can be communicated to another person through your eyes and how many times you meet their gaze. Have you ever been totally fascinated with someone? Like maybe as you were there. everything you saw. be it houses. just enjoying what that would be like?" However. and you started to LISTEN CAREFULLY. Clothes Your clothes convey a non-verbal message. but many people report that it works. you found that you could just PICTURE IT CLEARLY? So you know. Body Language There's so much that can be said about body language. Usually it's best to choose a friend of the same sex you wish to attract. you could SEE YOURSELF there with him. The American hypnotist Ross Jefferies who teaches the contraversial art of 'Speed Seduction' makes the observation that far too many people attempt to impress another by trying to show how clever they are or how much they have. but you . A few examples of suggestions: Building A Bridge An old technique that spies are taught when wishing to establish rapport is to imagine building a bridge of light between yourself and the other person.
In terms of body language for a woman.are also holding something back. Once you have initiated conversation the classic signs that most men will respond to and recognise as gestures of attraction are hair tossing and laughing. However. it is just as effective to tilt your head back slightly and draw attention to your neck by running two fingers down it from below the chin towards the cleavage. The flirtatious laugh is different to a normal laugh in that it is slightly exaggerated with the head thrown further back to expose the neck. Try to align your eyes and mouth to the other persons. for example research has shown that the optimum handshake lasts for 5 seconds. This is incredibly provocative and much less obvious. A simple handshake can say a lot. a dry palm is essential and eye contact and slight smile all help to create a positive impression. As Thomas Watson the founder of IBM said ' If you want to increase you success rate you have to be prepared to increase your failure rate . Finally don't give up if you don't get immediate results. when you are just talking.
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