cythesomething:

Social skills for autonomous people: Getting questions heard

realsocialskills:

People tend not to answer me when I ask a question, even if it’s something I need to know. It’s particularly bad with regards to planning or getting background information on what is happening at a given time. What might I be doing that tells…

cythesomething said:

One trick I know is to make some kind of motion - e.g., raise your hand - so that you have the person’s attention. Even if you don’t eye contact/inflect, you still have a higher chance of being noticed.