There’s been lots of research from experts on getting people to like you, being influential and having great conversations.
1) Be brief, Don’t Be Boring
To never be boring you should be Be brief and be positive.
If you’re always to the point and stay upbeat, it’s extremely hard for anyone to accuse you of being poor company.
However, sometimes you need to stick a bit longer in a conversation. Ask yourself this: Is anyone asking you questions about what you’re saying?
If not, maybe it’s time to end the story or ask the other person a question.
2) Be a good Listener
People love to talk about themselves. Another fact is that there are very few good listeners out there.
Ironically, you can make an extremely good impression by saying very little.
3) Discuss topics that the other person finds interesting
It is very simple: Ask people what they did that day or week, or what their hobbies are.
Then talk about that. You’re now 80% of the way there.
Hopefully you will know and enjoy the same topic thus the similarity will create a bond.
If you don’t happen to know about the topic, ask them more questions. They will be exited to talk about something they love.
4) Have Three Good Stories
Try to have good stories up your sleeve that reliably entertain, inform or engage.
Remember people tend to be more interested in stories about people rather than things.
5) Be charismatic
When you’re speaking emotionally, the words ONLY account for 7% of what get conveyed. Seven percent.
Voice tone, laughter, passion, gestures, modulation and body language are far more important.
6) Travel and Live An Interesting Life
Travel, get to see new places. This will bring new stories into your life. Break the routine.