Anyone can improve their communication by becoming a better conversationalist. Do you know these ten rules of good conversation?
- Tell the truth
- Don't ramble
- Don't interrupt
- Ask questions and listen to the answers
- Don't take advantage of people
- Don't dwell on appearances
- Don't touch taboo topics
- Disagree in a civilized fashion
- Don't be a bore
- Don't gossip
Source: The Art of Civilized Conversation, by Margaret Shepherd and Sharon Hogan. Buy it here.