How to Follow-Up & Continue Conversation? 💬
Courtesy of @moismai
So you’ve asked a question. They’ve answered. Now what? 🤷♀️
You want to keep the convo going. How do you do that?
In this post I breakdown how to effectively follow-up in conversation when connecting with someone professionally.
The main objective is to continue making the conversation about them by listening carefully, extracting key points, and providing follow-up in the form of questions to expand context and navigate conversation.
What message do you capture?
What | enjoy most is our team’s collaborative effort during a video project.
THE FOLLOW – UP
TEAM: • What role do you play on your team? • What’s the most challenging for the team?
COLLAB:: • How do you go about completing a project? • What about the process needs improving?
VIDEO: • What video work do you specialize in? • What problems does video solve for your clients?
What just happened?
AS THE RECEIVER:
- ELIMINATE THE NOISE!
- Focus & listen deeply to the message.
- Extract key points.
- Follow-up w/ feedback on one point.
- Deliver feedback to:
• Expand context
• Direct conversation
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