Maintain Eye Contact While Conversing

We have all experienced a conversation with someone who does not maintain eye contact with you.  Their eyes wander around the room, down at the table or floor, and perhaps worst of all, at a woman’s chest.

During a conversation, everyone involved should maintain eye contact while speaking and while listening.  Not maintaining eye contact could give the impression you are bored or really don’t care.

If you are speaking with someone who is looking elsewhere, simply stop talking and look in the direction they are looking in.  When they ask what’s wrong, tell them you stopped to see what they are looking at.  If you are female and a man is looking at your chest, stop and say, “What’s wrong?  Did I spill something on my suit, (dress, blouse)?”   Once you call them on it, they will most likely never do it again.

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