Responsive Ability

“Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.”

– Albert Einstein

Responsiveness is the ability to mirror or mimic back to someone using your nonverbal and verbal communication as a display of social synchrony.

Social synchrony is similar to attentiveness in the sense that when you are being attentive to the person talking to you, he or she may perceive you are in sync with what he or she is saying. Responsiveness, on the other hand, requires that you consciously try to show in your actions and words that you are in sync with the other person.

Human interaction is like dancing with someone. When two people are dancing together step-by-step, without hesitation, a social chemistry or bonding begins to occur. If the dancing ...

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