Communicating with others can be challenging. This is especially true during an interview with a prospective client. Take time to prepare yourself for this important conversation by following these tips:
· Get to know the person you will be talking to. This can help ensure a more meaningful dialogue.
· Become comfortable with silence. Take a few moments to pause and think before answering question.
· Practice flexible listening. When having a conversation with someone it is essential that you listen to what is being said. Take in and understand the information you are being given.Having conversations that allow for personal exchange, thoughtful answers, and active listening will minimize misunderstandings and confusion about client expectations and yours. You will both be able to make better decisions that will keep the information flowing as smoothly as possible.
It’s also important to approach communication opportunities with a winning attitude.