5 Habits of Highly Effective Communicators

communicatorsHave you ever walked away from talking with someone that you’ve just met and thought to yourself “Wow, this was one of the best conversations I’ve ever had!”? I’ve recently had one of those and at first I quite selfishly concluded “Wow, I’m a great communicator”. But then I realized, hang on a second, I think this other person was the reason I felt so good about this talk, how did he do that?

I started to think about a few of the things this person did, that made me feel so comfortable and open to speak with him. In usual Buffer blog manner, I thought of finding some real science to back up some of the simple habits this newly found friend had so ingrained when talking with me.

So what I’ve come up with are 5 of the most effective habits famous communicators have used for hundreds of years. Recently some new science studies have backed up their claims and I feel it makes for a very compelling case to overhaul my own communication efforts and maybe it’s some inspiration for you too!

Let’s dig in:

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3 Quick Networking Tips from @Dino_Dogan

If you ever get a chance to take a look at the front page of Triberr, a new Twitter App to build your tribes, you will be amazed what Dino did there.

In the space of a few months, Dino brought together every person that could possibly be influential on Twitter in one spot on Triberr. This fact alone is probably proof enough that this guy knows what he is talking about when it comes to connecting and networking with people.

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