Social Conversation

5 Dos of Conversation

Professional attire almost always means: Suits (with tie) for men, paired with a solid-colored dress shirt. Suits, pants suits or dresses with jacket for women. Neutral colors and conservative footwear for all. Clean grooming, ironed clothes and attention paid to the details.

  • Listen more than you talk. …
  • Come to an occasion armed with topics at the ready. …
  • Tailor the conversation to the listener. …
  • Take your turn. …
  • Think before you speak. …
  • Don’t interrupt. …
  • Don’t talk to only one person when conversing in a group. …
  • Don’t engage in “one-upping.”

Debby MayneConversation Etiquette

Everyone knows a person who speaks out of turn, says the wrong thing that creates an awkward moment, asks rude questions……Debby Mayne

 

Brett & Kate McKayThe Art of Conversation: 5 Dos and Don’ts

I think we’ve all encountered men who have a knack for good conversation. They can talk to anybody about anything in a laid-back……Brett & Kate McKay

 

MARIA POPOVAThe Art of Conversation: Timeless, Timely Do’s and Don’ts from 1866

In disputes upon moral or scientific points, ever let your aim be to come at truth, not to conquer your opponent……MARIA POPOVA

 

Chris Boorman Six Tips For Engaging In A Social Conversation

My flight was delayed by three hours recently. Being a diligent chief marketing officer, I’d already opened up my laptop, checked the latest lead generation numbers, and reviewed the marketing budget figures.……Chris Boorman

 

Leslie NuccioSocial Conversations are the New Target Message | The 2nd C of Social Media Marketing

I worked at a well-known user-generated T-shirt company for a long time. While it sounds incredible today, 10 years ago arguably the lowest barrier to entry to online first-person social commentary was to make a statement by throwing it on a T-shirt ……Leslie Nuccio