To find out more about the person. And then I expanded the topic again to the topic about if I'm a parent how would I teach my children about the life. By relating topics to other topics, you can talk a lot and make the topics seem interesting.
Attend a local lecture or art opening now and then. On his personal website, leadership expert Michael Hyatt recommends saying something like How did it make you feel when that happened. Find a hobby or two to enjoy and learn about. Remember what matter is the connection, but not the content. Listen to an audio book as you drive to work. If you know how to expand the topics, your conversation ideas are kicking in numerously. For example, you might plan to talk about the latest political scandal, a movie that you are hoping to see and her favorite types of food. Spend a few minutes each morning reading the news headlines to find out what's going on in the world.