6 Tips To Becoming That Likeable Person
“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” – Dale Carnegie
Some people seem naturally good at making friends easily Often they don’t seem to have the “gifts” we think they should have: looks, talent, social standing, etc. But yet, some people just have a way with others. When they walk into a room, energy seems to flow in with them, lighting up the room. What do they have that we do not? How can we have that “Je ne sais quoi”? Being that likable person is not reserved just for some people. It is something that is accessible to all of us.
A classic book: How to Make Friends and Influence People was written about a decade ago by Dale Carnegie and it is still a bastion in leadership circles today. The book is filled with many tips that we can use to Make friends and Influence People. Below I have taken six principles. Try them and see if they don’t make a difference in your life.
How To Be That Likeable Person: 6 Tips
1. Be Genuinely Interested In People
Now, of course, we can’t go jumping up to greet people and we certainly won’t wag our tails, but we can definitely let the other person know that they are important to us. Our facial expression, our body language and our tone of voice are all ways we can communicate our interest in the other person Be genuine and people will like you.
3. Remember Names
4. Be a Good Listener
5. Talk about What the Other Person Likes to Talk about.
6. Make the Other Person Feel Important
Conclusion: Focus on the other person, smile and listen and you will have no problem making many friends!