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Better Small Talk: Talk to Anyone, Avoid Awkwardness, Generate Deep Conversations, and Make Real Friends (How to be More Likable and Charismatic) Paperback – April 13, 2020
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Networking events suck, but they can suck less. What to say and when to say to be likable, connect, and make a memorable impression.Actionable and applicable verbal maneuvers for just about every phase of conversation. From hello to goodbye, with strangers or old friends, you'll learn how to simply go deeper.
NO MORE: interview mode, awkward silence, or struggling to hold people’s attention.Better Small Talk is a unique read. Imagine the following situation: you've just put on your name tag, and you're approached by a stranger. What do you say? Nice weather today.No, we can do better than this. Learn better small talk to avoid awkwardness, put people at ease, and build real rapport.
Learn to open people up without them even realizing it.Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and social skills coach. His writing draws of a variety of sources, from scientific research, academic experience, coaching, and real life experience. He suffered for years as a shy introvert and managed to boil human interaction down to a science - first for himself, and now for you.
You'll learn exact dialogues, responses, phrases, and questions to use.•How to tell captivating stories and what to actually focus on.•Four ways to warm yourself up and prepare for even the most unpredictable conversations.•Instantly setting a tone of friendship and openness with strangers.•Common and subtle conversational habits you need to stop right now
Become someone who is magnetic and who can make new friends in any situation.Simple conversation is the gatekeeper to friendships, your dream career, romance, and overall happiness. The ability to connect with anyone is an underrated superpower. People will be more drawn to you without even knowing why, and never again people will people be bored talking to you. You’ll never run out of things to say when you master these conversation tactics.
Make each conversation count by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of the page.This is the sixth book in the “How to be More Likable and Charismatic” series as listed below:•Improve Your Conversations: Think on Your Feet, Witty Banter, and Always Know What To Say with Improv Comedy Techniques•Improve Your People Skills: How to Connect With Anyone, Communicate Effectively, Develop Deep Relationships, and Become a People Person•The Art of Witty Banter: Be Clever, Be Quick, Be Interesting - Create Captivating Conversation•Principles of Likability: Skills for a Memorable First Impression, Captivating Presence, and Instant Friendships•Magnetic Charisma: How to Build Instant Rapport, Be More Likable, and Make a Memorable Impression – Gain the It Factor•Better Small Talk: Talk to Anyone, Avoid Awkwardness, Generate Deep Conversations, and Make Real Friends
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Understand human behavior and social psychology - and then you can understand yourself and the people around you.
Let's face it - most of the problems that we encounter in our lives aren't about the situation, it's about the person in front of you. Whether it's a parent, sibling, co-worker, or even significant other, there might be a gap in understanding. That's reasonable and normal.
But what if you could learn to understand people, their motivations, what makes them tick, and ultimately how to connect with them better? This is renowned author Patrick King's specialty: distilled emotional intelligence that helps you decipher why people do the things that they do.
He combines his natural instinct for human analysis with a plethora of the latest scientific research in the field to bring you the end result you want: better relationships, high self-esteem and confidence, self-understanding, and overall fulfillment and happiness.
GQ Magazine, TedX, Forbes, NBC News, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Men's Fitness, Inc., ATTN, Real Simple Magazine, and Creative Live.
Patrick King is a Social Interaction Specialist and Conversation Coach based in San Francisco, California.
He has sold over 1 million books, and he is one of the world's foremost authorities when it comes to social skills, social psychology, and human behavior.
When he's not helping clients conquer the world, he's either fronting an 80′s cover band or training for his next 10k.
- ASIN : B087349Q57
- Publisher : Independently published (April 13, 2020)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 225 pages
- ISBN-13 : 979-8636852582
- Item Weight : 8.6 ounces
- Dimensions : 5 x 0.57 x 8 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #7,060 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Would highly recommend!
Overall a very helpful book for those like me who need a little boost up the social skills ladder.
On page 8 you use the term "deep dive." You're not using this term how it's used by professionals in all industries - to mean to get in deeply on all specifics of the information on the topic to be reviewed. The surface questions you use as research here are not at all a "deep dive" - it doesn't get into information but elicits a response. Asking a "personal question" is neither a "deep dive." Having one response from a question doesn't mean that the questioner has insight equal or similar to the person responding to questions. It's really erroneous to use the term "deep dive" in your book there because the person understands that own person much more comprehensively than the other person asking questions. Making your book about the surface is still what you did in effect.