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Whether you're dealing with friends, family, a lover, or co-workers, you'll benefit from the communication skills taught in this Howcast video series.
You Will Need
- Communication skills
Ask specific and direct questions to make it hard for verbal people to take the conversation into another direction, and take control.
Acknowledge the conversation stealer by restating what they said and then invite others to respond.
Mention another person's name other than the dominator and ask that person a question.
Interrupt the conversation dominator and encourage others to share their opinions.
State that you have heard their point but it is now time to move on.
If all else fails, speak to the dominant speaker privately and share your concerns.