One of the most common questions I get asked from people is how to go about starting up a new friendship. There is nothing official involved when it comes to making friends. It's not like you need to ask someone to be your buddy. But there are several things you can do when you first meet someone that will increase your chance at being friends. Make a good first impression, and then let the friendship flow naturally. If you get to know people without judgment, you will be well on your way to making new friends.
Don't forget to look for opportunities when you're around people. So often we go into "zone out" mode when we're in line or out running errands, and when you do that you miss out on the chance to make small talk. Want some more tips? Here are several ways you can form a new friendship.