This Christmas, take some time to tell the stories of your family history.
Christmas is the most magical time of year. Yet too many of us let it be a highly stressful time. Does this sound like your Christmas experience? If it does, then stop.
It’s often rewarding to talk to the plane passenger next to you. Make the most of it.
Social media shouldn’t replace interacting with friends in real life. However, we can use it to enhance our real-life social interactions.
Try something more than mere courtesy. Taking a comment beyond what is expected demonstrates sincerity.
The biggest danger of meeting a celebrity whose work you love is that you will gush too much. How can you make the most of your celebrity encounter?
Who is someone you haven’t caught up with in a while that you would love to talk to again? You don't need an excuse to see them.
When meeting someone for the first time, asking what they do for a job is a dud question. Try these 10 alternatives instead.
Weather & sport conversations are social conventions... detrimental social conventions.
What do you say as people leave? Is it something redundant like "drive safely"?
This insight into the brain will change how you view making conversation.
Conversation is so valuable yet so under-valued. It’s more important than you think.
If you aren’t listening, the conversation doesn’t evolve. It’s just two people saying things they each already know at each other.
Some things are good for us to hear, even if they are things we already know.
Martin Pistorius was diagnosed as being brain dead. Yet he was conscious, alert, and could see & hear everything that was happening around him. No one realised for 11 years.
Don’t aim to be the one in a conversation who gets to ride the high-horse. Aim to be the one who learns the most.
We list some of the best situations to use Awkward Silence.
At a recent funeral, it dawned on me that there is an opportunity I'll never have again.
We take a look at some of Socrates' best quotes on conversations.
There is the classic one-word answer caricature we have of teens. The problem isn’t just in the answers, the problem is also the dull questions.