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The Fine Art of Small Talk

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The Fine Art of Small Talk

How to Start a Conversation, Keep it Going, Build Networking Skills – and Leave a Positive Impression!
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Nationally recognized communication expert Debra Fine reveals the techniques and strategies anyone can use to make small talk-in any situation. Do you spend an abnormal amount of time hiding out in the bathroom or hanging out at the buffet table at social gatherings? Does the thought of striking up a conversation with a stranger make your stomach do flip-flops? Do you sit nervously through job interviews waiting for the other person to speak? Are you a Nervous Ned or Nellie when it comes to networking? Then it's time you mastered The Fine Art of Small Talk.With practical advice and conversation cheat sheets, The Fine Art of Small Talk will help you learn to feel more comfortable in any type of social situation, from lunch with the boss to an association event to a cocktail party where you don't know a soul.

Nationally recognized communication expert Debra Fine reveals the techniques and strategies anyone can use to make small talk-in any situation. Do you spend an abnormal amount of time hiding out in the bathroom or hanging out at the buffet table at social gatherings? Does the thought of striking up a conversation with a stranger make your stomach do flip-flops? Do you sit nervously through job interviews waiting for the other person to speak? Are you a Nervous Ned or Nellie when it comes to networking? Then it's time you mastered The Fine Art of Small Talk.With practical advice and conversation cheat sheets, The Fine Art of Small Talk will help you learn to feel more comfortable in any type of social situation, from lunch with the boss to an association event to a cocktail party where you don't know a soul.

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  • From job interviews to business meetings to office parties—small talk is a big part of business success. In THE FINE ART OF SMALL TALK, nationally-recognized communication expert Debra Fine reveals the techniques and strategies listeners can use to make small talk effortless and increase their ability to network in any setting.

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  • Former engineer Debra Fine was a wallflower if there ever was one. But when she found herself at 40, a single mom and divorcee, who had watched her more affable colleagues get promoted around her, she decided she needed to step up her conversational skills. And in doing so she developed a system she now teaches to countless others. Debra has become a nationally recognized expert on communication skills, presenting keynotes, training sessions and workshops for numerous corporations and organizations along with hundreds of insurance, real estate, legal, financial and health care associations.

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