3 Foot Rule Followed by the 6 Degrees of Separation

Last Update: September 23, 2017

If you've never heard of the 3 foot you, It's a rule used in networking with others, stating that anytime you're within 3 foot of someone, you should strike up a conversation with them by being friendly and approachable. Always start with small talk engaging them by asking them questions that get them talking about themselves because people like talking about themselves to others & if you ask the right questions, people will tell you everything you need to know. Always be prepared to have 30 second commercial speech ready to present them with your business opportunity. The 3 foot rule is usually followed by the six degrees of separation which is based on the idea that we are all six or fewer steps away from each other by a friend of a friend connection being made by anyone who can connect you with any 2 people in a maximum of six steps.

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McWord Premium
I have my 30 second speech (elevator speech), but I hadn't heard of the 3 foot rule. I'm going to try that out!!

Thanks for sharing, Masked man!!

mitch
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Jaunesk Premium
Good suggestion. I don't even able to strike a conversation from person sit next to me in an aeroplane. :(
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SongbirdDL Premium
Interesting. I have heard of the six degrees but not the 3 foot. Thank you for sharing. Striking up that conversation is important to open the doors.

~Danielle
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Rdtaylor Premium
Thank you Danielle! It was just one of those things I found interesting & just stuck with me.
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SongbirdDL Premium
Now how do I measure the three feet here at WA? Lol!
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Rdtaylor Premium
do you share the opportunity on social media like facebook, twitter & pinterest?
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SongbirdDL Premium
Yes I do... and yes I can connect the concept with that. It's suddenly clear. Thank you!
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Rdtaylor Premium
You're Welcome!
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