How do you politely ask for a phone call?
When you want to speak to a specific person, ask to speak to him or her with a polite question starting with ‘may’ or ‘could’.
For example “May I speak to Rachel Smith, please?” sounds a lot better than “I want to speak to Rachel Smith”.
Use polite questions when you are talking about the reason for your call, too.
How do you get someone to want to talk to you?
Listen and ask questions.
Show them you want to get to know them by taking the time to listen closely and asking them to tell you more. If you’re just getting to know a person, ask lots of questions about her work, her family, and her interests. Ask open-ended questions and avoid ones with “yes” or “no” answers.
How do you politely ask for something?
Here are some tips on asking for favors:
- Be direct but polite.
- Don’t make it sound bad.
- Avoid guilt.
- Don’t cross the line.
- Show respect.
- Avoid constant one-sided favors.
- Be personal but straightforward.
- Take “No” for an answer.
How do you ask someone if they don’t want to talk to you?
Keep your distance.
- Avoid sending further messages, unfriend or unfollow them on social media. This can show that you understand the person doesn’t want to speak with you.
- Allow the person to contact you if you like and decide how you want to respond. You may want to consider giving her another chance.