Focus on what others are saying, show interest, and ask open-ended questions.
Establishing and maintaining eye contact conveys attentiveness and confidence.
Subtly mimic the body language of the person you're conversing with to build rapport.
Addressing people by their name helps create a personal connection.
A warm, authentic smile is inviting and makes you more approachable.
Try to understand others' perspectives and emotions.
Develop a variety of topics to discuss and contribute to engaging conversations.
Replace self-doubt with positive affirmations to boost self-confidence.
Use deep breathing and visualization techniques to ease social anxiety.
Send follow-up messages or notes to show you value the connection and want to maintain it.