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Just because you're making eye contact doesn't mean you're truly listening.

12 signs you’re a bad listener — even if you think you aren’t

Making eye contact and nodding along when someone talks to you doesn't necessarily make you a good listener. Here are signs you may be a bad listener.
Some conversations should be avoided.

5 tricks to avoid uncomfortable conversations, no matter where you are for the holidays

Here's how to keep conversations civil at the dinner table during the holiday season.

Research once suggested small talk makes us unhappy — here’s why that’s not true

A study in 2010 found that small talk was bad for our mental wellbeing, but a follow up from the same team suggests that isn't the case. Small talk isn't as important as deep, meaningful conversation, but it isn't exactly bad either.

Gossiping can make us look bad — but it may have evolved to help us bond with each other

Something called 'spontaneous trait transference' can happen.

The 7 best jobs for anyone who hates talking to people

If you hate talking to people — on the phone or in person — these occupations are for you.

12 high-paying jobs for people who love to talk

Are you an eloquent Chatty Cathy? You may be good at some of these jobs.

Why you should never say these 4 common words at work

They can seriously hurt your credibility.

Why you should never say these 3 common words at work

They can seriously hurt your credibility.