Someone who’s had a lot of experiences in life and is interesting, yet takes his or her turn and listens attentively and includes the other person, and is not just narcissistic and talks about themselves constantly.
Santa Cruz | Volunteer/Writer
A person who’s always got something to say that’s different from what everyone else says that tries to break out from “Hi, how are you doing? How’s the weather?” A person that has a thousand words in his mind that says a few.
Santa Cruz | Homeless
Willingness to listen and not just assert your own view point. With the openness to possibly change your mind.
Santa Cruz | Book Seller
A good conversationalist is somebody who listens and knows exactly what he is responding to. So many times in conversations people are waiting to say what they have to say and don’t listen nearly enough, and it’s not a conversation you’re just talking to a mirror.
Bonny Doon | Deputy Administrator