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6. Maintain Consistent Eye Contact

Look into the person’s eyes while speaking or listening to show engagement.

Avoid intense staring, which can be unsettling.

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6. Maintain Consistent Eye Contact

Look into the person’s eyes while speaking or listening to show engagement.

Avoid intense staring, which can be unsettling.

Be careful with eye contact

When you are doing the speaking, you should look the person you're talking to directly in the eyes, but not so much when you're the person listening.

Making eye contact while your interlocutor is speaking actually harms your perceived competence.

Maintain Eye Contact

You can predictably determine someone’s emotions from their gaze. Eye contact is the crucial first step for resonance, or a person’s ability to read someone else’s emotions.

Make and maintain eye contact when you’re giving someone feedback.

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