Communication Tip #23
Two sentences that serve me (and others) well:
>>”Tell me more.”
This shows I’m listening, engaged, relinquishing control and honoring the person speaking.
>>”What else would you like to say?”
As a TV reporter who also produced my stories, I loved asking this question! The answers were fascinating and high energy: perfect sound bites! Asking this question invites people to go in directions known only to them. Consequently, the conversations–or the TV stories–take intriguing twists!
What else would you like to say?