23 Mar EP. 067 How to Use Uncomfortable Silence to Your Advantage
How to Use Uncomfortable Silence to Your Advantage
We have all had those awkward conversations where all of a sudden… crickets. How you react to those uncomfortable silences can say a lot about how you communicate, and if played right can be a great tool to leverage your authority and your reputation.
In this episode, I share my strategies for using silence to your advantage, including:
- Use the silence to refocus.
- Truly listen to what’s being said.
- Silence is powerful.
It’s time to crush your urge to fill silences and say something you might regret. Embrace the silence and level up your career!
Here are the highlights from this episode:
(00:46) We’ve all been there
(01:32) Silence can be your best friend
(02:24) Use silence to your advantage
(03:53) Use silence to take control
(04:48) If you have nothing smart to say, say nothing.