Do you sometimes have trouble conversing with your coworkers and clients? Do you ever feel like you have a hard time engaging with people or getting your point across? Do you dread awkward pauses and uncomfortable silences?

If so, you’re certainly not alone. A lot of people have a difficult time interacting with others. Luckily, conversation skills can be learned and (with a little practice) it’s easy to make improvements! In her TED Talk, “10 ways to have a better conversation,” speaker Celeste Headlee provides straightforward, practical advice on how to have more interesting, rewarding conversations.