Small Talk: Mastering the art of learning how to make powerful connections through simple conversations (introvert, conversation skills, how to talk, social skills Book 1)
Author: Vernon Macdonald
Format: Kindle Edition
SMALL TALK: The art of learning how to make powerful connections through simple conversations
Small talk is not a small matter when it comes to effective relationships. It is not something that a few have by birth; it is a skill set that everyone needs to develop.
There you are; at the baby shower or, just having been introduced to your new boss and you are suddenly in the middle of it...an awkward pause. Somehow it is your responsibility to say something and NOTHING comes to mind. So what will you do? How will you break that awkward silence? Unless you know how to use small talk effectively, you can make an uncomfortable situation even more miserable. This book is written to equip you with tips and techniques that will enhance your social ability and relieve social anxiety by giving you ways to put others at ease and also establish simple "bridges" to connect with others.
In SMALL TALK, you will learn: How to define and to understand the importance of small talk How to understand the problems produced by not participating in small talk How to recognize the differences between shyness and introversion A brief history of small talk An extended listing of valuable tips for how to initiate and maintain a conversation based on small talk Some special tips to help overcome shyness Additional tips to help introverts to engage with others in small talk The importance of understanding cultural differences in small talk Having information for use in small talk, including mobile apps and social media So, there you are. Standing in the middle of a room, abuzz with happy talkers. You’re looking good, keeping an open stance and an approachable look. And there you stay, feeling the slight smile you keep on your face fixing like a face mask or hardening like concrete. What are you going to do? Do the dive for your phone cop-out to “check your messages”, or are you going to walk up to that woman in the corner, who is busy checking her messages and say; “Hello. My battery has just gone down. Could you help me? I need to make a quick call to make sure my daughter has arrived home safely.” ACT NOW! Click the orange BUY button at the top of this page! Then, you can immediately begin reading SMALL TALK: The art of learning how to make powerful connections through simple conversations on your Kindle device, computer, tablet or smartphone.