You’re on the outside of the circle. You want to join in the conversation but you don’t know how.
What is the best way of joining in without interrupting or seeming rude?
Or, you are talking with two friends, and the person speaking finishes their turn. There’s a silence.
Who talks next? Will the speaker take another turn? Is it your turn? Someone else’s turn?
The rules of conversations can be confusing, sometimes making you feel like you’re on the outside looking in, and sometimes leaving you feeling awkward, either not knowing what to do with long silences or instead talking over other people who are trying to talk.
I am going help you master the art of turn-taking in conversation by teaching you the three simple rules that govern every conversation.