This is a term that is being used a lot right now – “We need to have a conversation”.
What they’re really saying is – I need to have you listen not necessarily talk.
Our world is fast and impersonal – we’re constantly in touch but it doesn’t mean that we are focused on listening.
99 times out of 100 if someone says we need to have a conversation, they are asking for you to hear them out and that doesn’t necessarily mean agree.
Ironically it has been proven again and again that the best conversationalist is the person who listens, asks questions and learns not the one who talks the most.
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