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The Science of Having a Great Conversation. “The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard. Some of the best talkers are, on this account, the worst company.” (Excerpted from David Robson’s The Laws of Connection.)

Discussion  5 comments

Jeff S

Interesting topic, but I suspect, as with many a self-help book, it's a great blog post stretched into 250 pages of filler.

Yen Ha

I wonder if he will talk about pulling out a phone during a conversation, which I tend to view as a conversation killer

Chris Glass Edited

I just want to say the vintage post about how bikes are made caused a heart skip that Stellar might've been back online.

Chris Bredesen

This looks interesting. I (and a few colleagues) just finished reading How To Know A Person by David Brooks. It was quite good and not a long/difficult read (predictably). I learned I have some not-great conversational habits to work on.

Jason KottkeMOD

*sigh* It took me 2 days to realize I hadn't actually included the link to the thing I wanted to link to, this Wired article.

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