Monday, July 25, 2016
One habit might be the reason why people don't find you likable
Samantha Lee/Business Insider
Extremely likable people are very talented in conversation.
Yet their secret to success is less about what they do than what theydon't do.
The most likable people avoid the fastest conversation killer: Interrupting.
I've written about other secrets to being a better conversationalist, but not interrupting produces the quickest results.
My life quickly changed for the better when I stopped interrupting.
Daily conversations became enjoyable, negotiations became easier and my network grew faster than ever — as people were happy to make favorable introductions to their contacts.
Here's why interrupting is so toxic and how you can become more likable by breaking the habit.