How do you improve your conversation skills?
Here are 7 ways to improve your conversation skills that have helped thousands of people:
1.Maintain good eye contact.
Eye contact helps build and maintain trust. Don’t stare at the person though!
2.Seek to understand.
Try to understand the other person and their viewpoint before responding. This will help you respond more intelligently.
Even if you know what the other person is going to say, don’t interrupt them. Let them finish their sentence first.
4.Ask open-ended questions.
A good way to keep a conversation going is to ask questions that don’t have a yes or no answer.
5.Be open and honest.
Being honest with people makes conversation flow so much easier, and builds good relationships!
6.Frame your views for the other person.
Try to explain your viewpoint in a way that is inoffensive to the other person.
7.Meet them where they are at.
Short and easy to understand leads to good conversation.
Here are some ideas
•When people ask you a simple question, don't respond with the habitual one word.
•When you are in social situations and you are scared of breaking the ice. Take a deep breath. Then say hello or hey there. Those two are the best ice breakers in the world.