How to get your guest to talk

episode 7, the teaser

To get a guest talking, they need to understand where you are going with this.

I advise you to work on the framework of your interview. Your guest may have an exciting background, but you can’t talk about everything in such a short space of time. Like I have told you: you have to choose the way to proceed with your interview, a common thread, and stick to it. With a beginning, a middle, and an end.

Another tip: do not ask your interlocutor three questions in one. Don’t ask them about their values, current affairs, and objectives all at once. That’s too many questions at once, which can be confusing. Take the time to unfold your questions. And listen to their answers…

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