BE GUNEINELY INTERESTED IN THE PERSON
Strive to know more about him /her through the conversation.
FOCUS ON THE POSITIVES.
Opt for positive and meaningful topics over negative ones.
CONVERSE, not debate (or ague).
Where there are differences, agree to disagree.
RESPECT; don`t impose,criticize, or judge.
Respect other's space and right to disagree.
Putt he person in his/her BEST LIGHT.
Make the person look good (without being unauthentic).
while building on commonalities.
BE TRUE TO YOURSELF.
Don´t mime; be ready to share ypur own thoughts.
50 – 50 SHARING.
Don´t dominate the discussion. At the same time, don´t hold back from sharing either.
ASK PURPOSEFUL QUESTIONS
“What drives you in life? What are your current goals? What inspired you to make this change? Meaningful questions elicit meaningful answers.
GIVE AND TAKE
Don´t be too critical over what others say/do. Always give others the benefit of the doubt.