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How To Change the Subject

Watch more How to Improve Your Communication Skills videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to get yourself out of any situation by changing the subject with help from these tips. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Shift the subject Shift the subject by listening for words in a conversation that can lead you to a memorable or funny situation off the current topic. Step 2: Distract the speaker Distract the speaker by asking if they or anyone listening to the conversation needs a drink or a snack. Tip Be polite by saying, "Excuse me," first. Step 3: Ask a question Ask a question that is designed to change the focus of the conversation. Step 4: Give a compliment Give a compliment to the speaker about their appearance, weight, outfit, or overall look. Step 5: Mention changing the subject Mention bluntly that you are going to change the subject. Use a smile to keep it from being more uncomfortable than it may already be and talk about something positive. Did You Know? Did you know? More than four in 10 teenagers polled say things over instant message that they wouldn't say in person.
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