1. Be present in that moment2. Don't pontificate (go write a blog to do it)3. Enter a conversation, assuming you have something to learn4. Use open ended questions - let people describe & express in their own words & answers.5. Go with the flow, and let them go out of your mind in words.6. Be honest. Don't pretend or assume you know.7. Don't equate your experience with theirs, we're not the same.8. Conversations are not a promotional opportunity.9 Focus on who You really are, and what we have in common, forget about the details & the weed.10. Listen attentively, and talk at the right moment. (listen to understand & speak for mutual support & understanding)
Everyone You will ever meet.Know something which You don't know.A good conversation is like a mini-skirt; short enough to retain attention, but long enough to cover the subject.
Extract of wise & inspiring words
How to speak so that people want to listen
DONT'S : 7 Deadly sins of speaking to avoid:1. Gossip : speaking something ill about other people when they are not present.2. Judging 3. Negativity4. Making excuses5. Exaggerations6. Dogmatism7. LyingDO's 1. Honesty - be clear & straight.2. Authenticity - be yourself3. Integrity - doing what you say & meantLove -
Tool box to increase power of our speech 1. Register don't use falsetto, use our chest & speak with more "weight" & authority2. Timbre develop a warm, rich & smooth voice 3. Prosody impart meaning through rhythm of speech (not monotonous)4. Pace fast or slow5. Pitch high or low6. Volume arouse excitement at right time