How to Talk to Anyone – Leil Lowndes
Solid advice for talking to others and building meaningful relationships
When you are talking to someone on the phone, it becomes hard to get their attention as you can’t use your gestures and facial expressions. You can use their name while talking, as this will bring their attention back to the conversation. As for anybody their name is the most pleasing sound in the whole world.
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Baring their hot button
Before going to meet with say doctor, engineer,artist,etc,to have a great and impactful conversation get some burning issue of that industry to use it as fodder for conversation. This will have a great impact on them and will form rapport.
Little strokes of genuine compliments like ,nice job, well done, not bad ,you look great,etc are going to impact others a lot as everyone likes to be noticed.
Never the naked thank you
Whenever you say thank you to anyone ,don’t say thank you alone state the reason of your thankyou like thank you for coming ,thank you for waiting ,thank you for being so understand. This way of satisfying someone is more impactful.
Bluffing for bargain
Whenever you are going to do a deal of contract , buying or selling something learn some insider term of that market as this will make you able to bargain well and get a good sort of benefit from it.
Rubberneck The Room
When you are going to enter any gathering, any party, or elsewhere, before entering the room, stop first at the doorway and survey the room and its energy level, i.e., whether it is dull or energetic, by looking at what people are doing, like who is talking to whom or doing what activities. Then, enter the room and make decisions afterward; otherwise, you may do things that portray a bad image.