Meaningful Conversations

Communication is a key part of success. Aside from the words that are spoken, the way you speak and listen is also vital. The following are 12 steps for engaging in meaningful conversations. The full article is from entrepeneur.com and can be found here.

  1. Enter conversations relaxed.
  2. Stay present when listening or speaking.
  3. Remain silent when listening.
  4. Be positive.
  5. Be clear on the intention of the conversation.
  6. Enter the conversation with genuine interest and kindness.
  7. Watch for nonverbal cures.
  8. Be honestly appreciative of the conversation.
  9. Speak warmly.
  10. Slow down your speech.
  11. Keep the conversation brief.
  12. Focus deeply on what the other person is saying and how they are saying it.
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