The Art of Talking to Anyone: Essential People Skills for Success in Any Situation

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Having strong social skills is crucial for anyone who wants to be successful in the workplace or in social situations. Yet when it comes to making small talk, most people find themselves literally at a loss for words. Now from the best-selling author of How to Say It comes a quick reference guide that provides readers with a fast fix for everyday conversations at work and in social situations. The Art of Talking to Anyone leads readers quickly and easily through conversations and situations they previously found intimidating and shows them effective techniques for every situation, including small talk at work, in meetings, at social events, on the phone, in public places, with friends or family, and even in romantic situations. Maggio discusses how to incorporate other successful elements into small talk, such as body language, eye contact, and whether and how to touch another person. For each type of conversational situation are: "If they say...You Say..." sections that provide actual dialogue, including multiple responses readers can give to typical questions that are asked in each situation. Bulleted dos and don'ts that offer quick, practical guidelines Tips on how to handle special situations, including what to do if a conversation turns difficult Lists of topics that are great to use for each type of situation Closing lines that allow you to gracefully move on, change topic, or get to the business at hand Quotations that add insight into using conversation for success in each situation With The Art of Talking to Anyone, readers will learn to be confident and interesting - and successful - in all work and social situations.

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Yes, you can learn to talk to anyone, anytime, anywhere.And here’s how.

Conversation is one of the most decisive factors in our success in business and in life. It’s also an art anyone can learn—with the help of a few simple tips, guidelines and techniques.

The Art of Talking to Anyone makes it easy. Using sample scripts, real-life situations, and surefire strategies, this all-in-one handbook provides everything you need to become a more successful conversationalist. Whether you’re chatting with co-workers at a conference, meeting new people at a party, or just talking on the telephone, this confidence-building guide can help you jumpstart your own unique skills and make a positive, lasting impression. You’ll be surprised by how easy it is to express yourself, how self-assured you’ll feel, and how well people respond to the right words at the right time. Filled with ready-to-use conversations and useful suggestions, this life-changing book shows you:

  • How to be universally liked
  • How to listen successfully
  • How to keep a conversation going…and how to end one
  • How to ask and answer questions
  • How and when to tell jokes
  • How to deal with difficult conversations
  • How to charm and persuade others

Nothing reveals more about who you are than what you say. And no book offers practical and easy-to-learn keys to successful conversations like The Art of Talking to Anyone.

About the Author:

Rosalie Maggio is the author of nineteen books, including the million-copy bestseller How to Say It: Words, Phrases, Sentences, and Paragraphs for Every Situation; Great Letters for Every Situation; and The How to Say It Style Guide.

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