50 Tips to talking well

50 Tips to talking well - 1. Great posture, heads up look,...

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1. Great posture, heads up look, smile, direct gaze 2. Don’t smile immediately. Pause, look into the other person, then smile. 3. With ladies: eyes on them. With guys: eyes slightly sticky. 4. Posture: door frame 5. Talk with people as with an old friend. 6. Don’t fidget. 7. Track listener’s reaction and plan what to say (tapping horse). 8. Visualize yourself before you act. 9. Match people’s moods for a moment 10. Meeting people? Wear a “whatz that?!” 11. Want to meet someone? Ask “who’s that” to someone you know. 12. Want to get into a conversation? Eavesdrop. 13. When asked “Where are you from?” provide facts or cool things about you. 14. Asked about job? Don’t give bare answers. 15. Revive a conversation by being a word detective. 16. Have the spotlight on the other person. 17. Parroting: repeat what the person said. 18. Talk about positive things in your life.
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course SPEECH 101 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at E. Washington.

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