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The first step in the process of developing great rapport and having great conversations is letting the other person know that there is an end in sight, and it is really close.
When you approach someone to start a conversation most people assess the situation for threat before anything else. Discomfort in any conversation with a stranger happens because there is no end in sight.
For most of us, our natural reaction is to interrupt, but this means that we are never fully present when someone is talking.
Make sure the other person walks away better for having met you.
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