A scientist's guide to life: how to be a better conversationalist - Deepstash
Conversation Starters

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Better conversations

Better conversations

They're usually the conversations with minimum friction, repetition and misunderstanding, and maximum alignment between the people that take part in it.


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A good communicator

A good communicator

Good communicators:

  • They are very good at listening
  • They see how the other person is reacting and fir their responses accordingly
  • They make space for the other person to make productive contributions.


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What to avoid

What to avoid

  • Don't start conversations with aggressive or challenging statements.
  • See the difference between arguments that do and don't matter and let the insignificant things go.


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Dealing with cold callers

Dealing with cold callers

If you don’t recognize the number, you can choose not to answer the call.

If you choose to answer, try to be concise, but nice with cold callers. They spend their days dealing with people who don’t want to talk to them.


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