Here are seven top tips for building effortless rapport:
  1. Don’t worry about what to say just go into each conversation with the other person in mind.
  2. Listen and ask questions about the other person.
  3. Then ask some more questions!
  4. Think about “YOU” instead of “I”
  5. Talk about the other persons favourite 5 subjects in order!
  6. Don’t talk about yourself until the other person asks
  7. Have fun and don’t take it too seriously!
Practise these in social situations and in work. Try each of them on for size in you next one-on-one or team meeting.
Click on the following link to read more about establishing and maintaining rapport, or find out your communication style by taking the FREE test opposite.