Takeaways- 7 Ways to Make a Conversation With Anyone by Malavika TEDxBITSPilani

  • A conversation is an adventure, something that opens a door, can make war and can make peace. Conversation defines who we are.
  • With every conversation that we create, we make new links.
  • The 7 ways to establish a connection, entertain and leave the audience with a smile-
  • 1. The first word flood gates-First word acts as a flood gate, everything else just flows along with the first word. Say the first word with immense enthusiasm.
  • 2. Skip the small talk- Start the conversation with a personal question like How did your parents name you?.Such question engages the audience
  • 3. Find the me-toos- Find the one thing you have in common, the conversation becomes a lot easier because of something in common.
  • 3. Find the me-toos- Find the one thing you have in common, the conversation becomes a lot easier because of something in common.
  • 4. Pay a unique compliment-People will forget what you do, what you say but never how you made them feel. Give your audience a unique and genuine compliment.
  • 5. Ask for an Opinion-Everyone has an opinion, that is how a real communication begins. Ask an opinion about something easy and simple to understand and listen.
  • 6. Be present- When someone is communicating with you, be present. Make an eye contact. Make them feel the conversation is important & you are listening to them
  • 7. Name,Place, Animal, Thing- Remember their name, the places they like to go,etc. Be genuinely interested and you will become an investor in their well being.
  • Conclusion- A conversation is like reading a book, you can turn to any page, flip to the favorite chapter, read as long as you want, everyone is a good book.
  • DON'T READ A TITLE INSTEAD REACH FOR A BOOK, OPEN A PAGE AND START READING!!

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