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Sustaining the conversation

 

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Specific techniques | Notes and tips | See also

 

It is one thing to open a conversation, and it is another to keep it going. Here are a number of suggestions for ways to keep things interesting and lively such that the other person does not want to leave!

Specific techniques

Here are some specific techniques that you can use to keep the conversation going.

Notes and tips

Here are a few additional thoughts to keep in mind when you are sustaining a conversation.

Also remember that the most powerful way of keeping a conversation going is simply to ask questions that the other person is interested in answering, and then doing a great deal of listening.

See also

Questioning techniques, Listening, Building rapport, Vagueness, Attention in Conversation

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