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Small Talk: How to Start a Conversation, Truly Connect with Others and Make a Killer First Impression by [Weston, Diane]
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Did you ever wonder how to jumpstart a conversation that just won’t get off the ground? Or have you even felt the urge to avoid social gatherings because striking up a conversation with a stranger makes your stomach do flip-flops?

Diane Weston provides solutions for those who feel their conversations have more awkward moments than they would like. She reveals tools and techniques anyone can use to start a meaningful conversation so you don’t need to worry about upcoming social gatherings anymore. Whether it is a work party, a conference, or a friend’s dinner, with the help of this book you will be prepared to turn a stranger into an acquaintance and an acquaintance into a friend.

Small Talk: How to start a conversation, truly connect with others and make a killer first impression
  teaches you how to become an expert at small talk. This practical guide is divided into four easy-to-read sections.

The introduction will ease you into an exploration of good communication. You'll be able to learn all about:
  • The differences between introverts and extroverts
  • The basics of human interaction and foundations of good communication
  • The unspoken rules of small talk

It will also help you put all that basic theory into practice, so you can boost your social skills to the max. You'll be able to identify the different aspects of non-verbal communication such as:
  • The consequences of your facial expressions
  • How people can be affected by your tone of voice
  • The significance of your posture and gestures
  • The secrets to positive body language

Furthermore, part three of the book will set your confidence soaring as you learn foolproof small talk techniques. You'll cover methods such as:
  • How to make a dazzling first impression
  • The best conversation starters
  • Ultimate ice breakers to crack even the toughest nuts
  • Learning how to listen to others and detect non-verbal cues
  • Interacting in one-on-one and group conversations
  • Advanced science-backed small talk techniques such as: the ARE technique and the FORD method

But if you're worried about putting these techniques to use, this book will guide you right through any hiccups along your path to exceptional communication. You'll learn to:
  • Overcome your social anxiety and get in the right mind-set to talk to anyone
  • Jumpstart a conversation that just won't get off the ground
  • Strategies to keep a conversation going and get past awkward silences
  • Beat dull chat
  • How to stop yourself falling into a conversation black hole
  • How to exit a conversation gracefully

If you want to learn the practical techniques of the best conversationalists and become a master of communication, this book will help you reach your goals. Don't let your conversation fall flat. Take the first step in learning how to become an expert small talker. Simply scroll up and grab yourself a copy.

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  • Print Length: 142 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #16,287 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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