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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 bestseller How 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 Friends shows 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

About the Author

Don Gabor is a communications trainer and author of seven self-help books and audiotapes. He helps organizations that want people with high-impact communication skills and individuals who want to have better conversations. He is a frequent media guest, a spokesperson for Sprint, and a member of the National Speakers Association. Don lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, Eileen.

Table of Contents

Contents

A Note from the Author

Introduction: Meeting New People and Making New Friends

Part I. Starting Your Conversations with Confidence

1 First Contact — Body Language

2 Breaking the Ice and Getting the Conversation Going

3 Five Seconds to Success: The Art of Remembering Names

Part II. Continuing Your Conversations with Wit and Charm

4 Keeping the Conversation Going Strong

5 Getting Your Ideas Across

6 Overcoming Conversational Hang-ups

Part III. Ending Your Conversations with a Great Impression

7 Closing Conversations Tactfully

8 Making Friends

Part IV. Boosting Your Conversations to the Next Level

9 Recognizing and Using Conversation Styles

10 Talking to People from Other Countries

11 Customs That Influence Cross-Cultural Conversations

12 Five Golden Rules of Mobile Phone Etiquette

13 E-mail and On-line Chat Rooms: Making Conversation and Friends in Cyberspace

14 Improving Your Conversations

15 50 Ways to Improve Your Conversations

Conclusion

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684868011
Subtitle:
Revised And Updated
Author:
Gabor, Don
Author:
Gabor, Don
Publisher:
Touchstone
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Interpersonal Relations
Subject:
Conversation
Subject:
Personal Growth - Self-Esteem
Subject:
Motivational & Inspirational
Subject:
General Self-Help
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. and updated.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
199
Publication Date:
January 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 6.825 oz

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