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Taking vs turning a conversation

Taking vs turning a conversation

Taking is when you make another conversation about yourself. Someone else says "I went to Thailand and had an amazing trip." and you say "I went to Thailand last year." That usually kills the conversation.

However, when you turn a conversation you get to say, "I also went to Thailand last year. What was your favourite part?" This shows them that you heard what they said and care enough to ask a follow-up question.

The best conversationalists always turn the conversation three or four times to peel off the layers and get more depth out of a conversation.

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