A lot of times, it’s not that people don’t want to talk. It’s that people think no one else does! While this won’t be true for everyone, more often than not, taking the first step to initiate the conversation or discussion will show others that it’s safe for them to talk to you, too.
You can’t have any meaningful discussion if you think no one wants to have it with you.Anything you say that would typically result in the other person responding “yes,” “no,” or “maybe” is a surefire way to stall a discussion awkwardly.
The whole point of a discussion is to share thoughts and ideas, after all – and how do you get that from a yes/no answer?The key is to make sure you’re maintaining open-ended discussion by avoiding these yes/no conversation.Read more on powerofpositivity.com