How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends

ISBN-10: 0684868016

ISBN-13: 9780684868011

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Don Gabor, Mary Power

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For nearly twenty years, small-talk expert Don Gabor has helped thousands of people communicate with wit, confidence, and enthusiasm with his bestsellerHow to Start a Conversation and Make Friends.This new edition brings the art of having a conversation up to date. By following the simple and dynamic guidelines in this easy-to-read book, you'll be ready to strike up a great conversation with anyone anywhere! And you'll learn how to keep the conversation going by asking the right questions, using body language effectively, and avoiding conversation pitfalls. Packed with charts, hundreds of opening lines, real-life examples, FAQs, helpful hints, and solid professional advice,How to Start a Conversation and Make Friendsshows you how to: Identify your personal conversational style Talk to people from other countries and cultures Avoid mistakes while on a mobile phone or on-line in chatrooms Boost your personal and professional speaking skills to the next level
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 1/9/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

A Note from the Author
Introduction: Meeting New People and Making New Friends
Starting Your Conversations with Confidence
First Contact -- Body Language
Breaking the Ice and Getting the Conversation Going
Five Seconds to Success: The Art of Remembering Names
Continuing Your Conversations with Wit and Charm
Keeping the Conversation Going Strong
Getting Your Ideas Across
Overcoming Conversational Hang-ups
Ending Your Conversations with a Great Impression
Closing Conversations Tactfully
Making Friends
Boosting Your Conversations to the Next Level
Recognizing and Using Conversation Styles
Talking to People from Other Countries
Customs That Influence Cross-Cultural Conversations
Five Golden Rules of Mobile Phone Etiquette
E-mail and On-line Chat Rooms: Making Conversation and Friends in Cyberspace
Improving Your Conversations
50 Ways to Improve Your Conversations
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