This will show your interest and make the conversation more meaningful to you as well.
Ask Good Questions Perhaps the hallmark of any good conversationalist is the ability to ask good questions: initial ones and follow-ups.
“Good conversation is the Swiss Army knife of social skills that anyone can learn to use.
Take it with you wherever you go, and you’ll be equipped to turn a seatmate into a confidant, an interviewer into an employer, and an acquaintance into a friend.
So here are some suggestions for making your part of the conversation less egocentric—which will make you more interesting and attractive.
That is a conversation that could then lead anywhere – to talking about food and drinks, different cuisines, countries, travel, holidays…Make your Date feel Valued and Interesting You can demonstrate your interest in someone verbally (like when you ask good questions), but don’t underestimate the importance of the nonverbal messages you send during a conversation.Pay attention to your body language—could your slumping communicate that you’re bored, or could your crossed arms say that you’re not open to what’s being said? Don’t let your mind wander, and don’t plan ahead how you’re going to respond. After all, we all love to “feel felt” by another person, to sense that someone else is totally in this moment with us, clueing in to what we’re saying, and feeling understood.So once you’ve prepared yourself, try to focus on just having fun while you chat with the person you’re out with.It might seem like an obvious and potentially boring question, depending on what work your date actually does, but finding out more about how they spend most of their time can tell you a lot about the kind of person they are, and what kind of life and relationship you are likely to have with them.