1. They listen way more than they talk.
Ask questions. Maintain eye contact. Smile. Virtual Replication Frown. Nod. Respond–not so much verbally, but nonverbally.
That’s all it takes to show the other person they’re important.
Then when you do speak, don’t offer advice unless you’re asked. Listening shows you care a lot more than offering advice, because when you offer advice in most cases you make the conversation about you, not them.
Don’t believe me? Who is “Here’s what I would do…” about: you or the other person?
Only speak when you have something important to say–and always define important as what matters to the other person, not to you.
2. They don’t practice selective rental web site hearing.
Some people — I guarantee you know people like this — are incapable of hearing anything said by the people they feel are somehow beneath them.
Sure, you speak to them, but that particular falling tree doesn’t make a sound in the forest, because there’s no one actually listening.
Remarkably charismatic people listen closely to everyone, and they make all of us, regardless of our position or bvi registered agent social status or “level,” feel like we have something in common with them.
Because we do: We’re all people.