Even the biggest loners crave some quality socialization from time to time. For all intents and purposes, humans are pack animals, the ones that thrive when they are a useful component of the group. In order to find this purpose, we need to develop our communication skills. Now, even the most socially awkward person actually has all the sophisticated communication tools embedded in their brain. The question is not whether they exist – it’s how to draw them out. If you are interested in honing these conversational tools, here are some basic tips on how to improve your communication skills.