When you meet someone for the first time, you can draw people into a conversation by asking questions first and listening. Ask questions that will give your new acquaintance the floor first. Then listen attentively. You will build a stronger bond by listening twice as hard as you speak!
Author: Brian Basilico
Brian Basilico is a nationally recognized author and speaker (and a self professed geek). He’s the founder and president of B2b Interactive Marketing Inc., an award winning marketing consulting and production company in Aurora, Illinois. B2b helps companies and non-profits market their products and services through the effective use of online tools including: websites, blogs, eMail, social networking, Google, S.E.O., YouTube, and more.