20 Simple Social Skills That Will Make You Instantly More Likable
If someone is interrupted, ask them to continue
Everyone has been that person who is telling a story, gets interrupted, and then has to awkwardly stand by, wondering if anyone was even listening to you.
Quora user Milena Rangelov says that you can be that person’s liberator by saying something like, “Hey, can you please finish your story about the bicycle ride? The last thing you mentioned is that dogs started following you. Can I hear the rest, please?”
You will instantly put the speaker at ease and make them feel appreciated, she writes.