By taking a genuine interest in the other person, you are automatically winning them over, because everyone likes to share their own stories or experiences. The ability to be recognized and heard is one of the most important human relations traits that we have, it’s elemental, going back to when we were small children and babies.
Our ability to take a genuine interest in other people can be critical to our career. It can be the difference between being an effective manager or a truly engaging leader. Taking genuine interest can power a sales professional from meeting goals to busting through quotas. In the end, no matter who you are it will mean that you will have stronger more fulfilling relationships at work, at home, and anywhere you go!