Suggested Read: 2 Science-Backed Ways to Politely End a Conversation

Inverse on-line magazine’s article suggests that ending conversations is a classic “coordination problem”, that humans are unable to solve because doing so requires information that they normally keep from each other. As a result, most conversations appear to end when no one wants them to. If you want to be better at ending conversations, you should:

    • Remember conversations don’t end because people don’t know when the other person wants to go.
    • Make your partner feel good about the end of the conversation by “clearly communicating that you had a nice time and would like to talk again.”

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Suggested Read: 11 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From Jeff Bezos’s Tremendous Success

Of the 11 lessons, these are the ones that stand out to us:

  • Make your value exceed your costs
  • Be customer obsessed
  • Fear customers, not competitors
  • Protect your culture
  • Know what kind of decision you’re making
  • Listen to your critics — but not too much

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