How we change what others think, feel, believe and do
Reflecting Verbal Style
Listen carefully to the overall style of speaking that the other person uses. Listen to the types and combination of words, the use of jargon and other stylistic elements.
Shape what you say to fit in with this style.
Style includes not only words but factors such as length and complexity of sentences, use of pauses, inflection and so on.
If you cannot copy the style, beware of making yourself look foolish. If necessary, use less complex means of reflecting.
Other: I would consider that a movement in the direction of
governmental disintermediation could be fairly advantageous in the shorter term.
Other: The bit rate in the data stream must be at least ten
People talk in whole styles of language, often based on cultural factors. Thus a university professor will not use the same words as a street gang member.
Most professions have jargon, so also do ethnic groups, religious groups, social groups and so on. You do not need to know a great deal to significantly increase your credibility.