The Fine Art of Small Talk: How To Start a Conversation, Keep It Going, Build Networking Skills -- and Leave a Positive Impression!
The actual suggested talking points are more stilted and awkward than anything you could think up yourself and if you didn't already know whic ...more
Debra Fine explains in this little book of hers that learning how to small talk with others can ...more
لا أحب كتب تطوير الذات ولا تجذبني إطلاقاً لكن قرأت الكتاب اكمالاً حديث ما..
كثير التكرار، ولو طبقت كثير من الأمور فيه بمجتمعنا لاعتبرنا فضوليين أكثر من كوننا مهتمين بالحوارات القصيره.
مع ذلك يبقى كتاباً جيداً
You can get the useful bits of info from this book by reading ch. 11 "50 questions to help fuel conversations."
Deb, not Debbie, had good stories but the second half of the book repeated the first ha ...more
‘Crimes and Misdemeanors’, was an interesting chapter and an eye - opener where conversationalists have been categorized. Reflective to see to which group one belongs and also caution to avoid being in the company of such conversationalists and to handle t ...more
There are a lot examples and strategies for different occasions. Some sentences seem a little dated, but the content just needs switched for new technologies or current topics.
I plan on adapting some of these ideas for my students, but hopefully they can use the strategies in English and their native language as well.
Easy and good.
Small talk is the Icebreaker that clears the way for more intimate conversation, laying the foundation for a stronger relationship.
This book aims to teach you how to engage any individual in a meaningful conversation. It will also show you how to resuscitate a dying conversation and transition into new topics. It will sha ...more
While you can hope for the best, don’t expect too much from any given chat. If you come to cocktail hour hoping for nothing more than a good restaurant or book recommendation, you can relax and enjoy yourself, and be pleasantly surprised by anything else that happens. Relaxed people are, incidentally, more enjoyable for others to be around too.
2. HAVE SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT.
"I never approach a meeting, an industry function, or a networking event without at least three ...more
I read books like this because, whilst I've somehow managed to form some pretty amazing friendships, I don't really understand how I've done that, or how to replicate it. I'm generally horrendous when it comes to talking to strangers. I've previously read How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Succ ...more
Small Talk có vai trò rất lớn trong kết nối giữa con người. Small talk không là thảo luận nghiêm túc nhưng tuyệt đối không phải là gossip, chit chat. Giá trị của nghệ thuật Small talk nằm ở lợi ích của người giao tiếp nhận được: cả 2 ít nhất đều đạt được nhu cầu giao tiếp - những thông tin, kinh nghiệm cá nhân, sự thỏa mãn về chia sẻ đều phân phối đều cho cả 2 nếu họ nắm bắt được những quy tắc cơ...more
Nonetheless, between the talk(recorded) and the book, she makes some good points.
1. There is no perfect line - people eit ...more
The book is divided into short, practical chapters on topics such as starting the conversation (take the
plunge, shoulder the burden of starting, says Fine, most people ar ...more
-Take the risk, host the convo: be willing to take the risk of starting a convo every time with a smile and introduction and at least initially act as host (eg make sure the other person ...more