Small Talk - How to Connect Effortlessly with Anyone

  • by Betty Bohm
  • Narrated by Andy Cross, Kerem Bayrak, Michele Lambert
  • 2 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Want to talk to that attractive person on the train home from work, but have no idea what to say?
Do you secretly dread going to parties?
Afraid you won't fit in at your new job because you don't "do" small talk?
Like it or not, we live in a world driven by social interaction. The more real connections we can make with others, the more doors we open for deep satisfaction at work, our social life and our love life.
Small talk is a critical first step in making those connections. Yet we have all been left to figure out how to master this skill on our own. It's no wonder so many people struggle with small talk, but you no longer have to be one of them.
No matter how long you've struggled or even if English isn't your native language, this guide will show you how to unlock the power of small talk to confidently connect with anyone.
Conquer the social fears holding you back.


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Customer Reviews

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Good new perspective on the benefits of small talk

What did you like most about Small Talk - How to Connect Effortlessly with Anyone?

I'm generally shy and tend to avoid small talk because it doesn't feel comfortable or natural to me, but this book has helped to shift my mindset a bit and put the concept of small talk in a new light where I can appreciate the potential benefits I may be missing out on by avoiding small talk situations.

Any additional comments?

I also liked the cast recording as it made the dialogue examples feel more real.

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- S. Alsobrook

The power of small talk

"Small Talk" delivers so many practical lessons for any level of English speaker. As a native English speaker it might be easy to take for granted or forget the power of small talk since we use it as a tool to transition into and out of daily scenarios. This book brings greater awareness to not only the techniques of small talk, but also a greater understanding of the associated human bahaviour. These are particularly helpful lessons for someone keen to sharpen their interaction skills as small talk is not always about talking, it also has much to do with social judgement and perspective.
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- TW

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-05-2015
  • Publisher: Jandalman Publishing