The Fine Art Of Small Talk: How to start a conversation in any situation
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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 your boss to going out on a date to a cocktail party where you don't know a soul. If you have been told not to talk to strangers and then one day you graduate from high school and then told to go talk to strangers, what happens?
In the author’s experience, a senior vice president of a reputable company was often at many of the same events she was. Once shy and overweight, Fine began her career as an engineer because it involved less communication.If you’re unsure of how to use the fine art of small talk to win over a prospective employer or, for the bosses amongst us, captivate your employees, then look no further.
Although many good conversationalists may perceive those lines as ordinary and basic tips, they are eye-opening to me. Nói chung vừa thấy trúng tim đen của introvert aka mình, vừa thay đổi cách nhìn nhận của mình về small talks, làm bàn đạp để mấy chương sau mình đọc một cách có tiếp thu hơn.I took a few pointers away from this book but they were mostly seeing aspects of myself in the "bad conversation skills" section. On another note, the author also states she tried becoming a conversationalist after gaining some confidence and divorcing her husband.