Conversation Tips from NPR’s Terry Gross

Host and co-executive producer of NPR’s Fresh Air, Terry Gross has spent nearly 40 years mastering the art of interviewing. It makes sense then, that the New York Times asked her for her tips on being a good conversationalist. Gross believes that, rather than asking specific questions, saying “Tell me about yourself” is the only icebreaker you need. Additionally, she shares tips on reading body language, being prepared and how to (if you must) dodge a question. Ultimately though, Gross says that being curious is the key to all satisfying, interesting conversations. Read the at The New York Times.