5 Secrets the Best Conversationalists Know


Being a leader or a professional communicator includes polishing one’s own tools for interpersonal communication. Here are five substantive but simple strategies for becoming a better conversationalist—offered by Michael Hyatt.

  1. Strategy #1: Listen with your heart.
  2. Strategy #2: Be aware of how much you’re talking.
  3. Strategy #3: Hit the ball back over the net.
  4. Strategy #4: Ask follow-up questions.
  5. Strategy #5: Provide positive feedback.

Hyatt reminds us that genuine curiosity and interest in others is key to your ability to lead. You can listen to his podcast here.