This is a fact that people are more interested in themselves and the stories related to them. The reason to be an active listener is quite obvious. It shows the respect, importance and care to another person who is talking. We have to encourage people to talk about themselves and their problems and listen to them attentively. They shall feel at ease and leave good compliments about you. Ask questions that relates to the other person’s interests so that he can enjoy answering them. A famous saying is that if cannot listen, you are not educated. So, you have to improve your active listening in order to become a good conversationalist.