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Publisher's Summary

Are you afraid to start a conversation? Have you ever wanted to talk to someone but didn't know what to say? Ever felt awkward when you first meet someone? Do you think small talk is a waste of time?

If so, this book is for you!

Here is what you will learn by reading Small Talk Skills:

  • Become an effective conversationalist
  • Make a good first impression
  • Create rapport using small talk skills
  • The importance of non-verbal communication and how to use it to your advantage
  • Deal with social anxiety
  • Tactics to overcome the fear of speaking to individuals as well as to groups
  • Create a connection with another person
  • Use icebreakers to get the conversation started
  • Keep conversations going and get the other person talking
  • How to end a conversation
  • Converse with confidence
  • Never be at a loss for words again

Being good at small talk is a powerful skill to have. It will prove to be invaluable when you are on a job interview, at a party, or want to approach someone you think could be a future romantic partner.

Click the "Buy Now" button to start mastering small talk now.

©2014 Jason Cannon (P)2014 Jason Cannon

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What would have made Small Talk Skills better?

This book will drive you crazy while listening, I wish I could stand to listen to it again to count how many times "he or she", "him or her", "him or herself" and "hence" was used. Do not waste your time or money.

What was most disappointing about Jacob Andrews’s story?

It was not useful to me at all.

Would you be willing to try another one of Dave Wright’s performances?

The narrator was "ok" but he story/book was horrible.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

None

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Big rumble about Smalltalk

Very disappointing when the title promises certain topic, but the content goes over anything and everything except that one topic. When the book is so short, you would expect the author to go right to the point, but it did not.

This short book serves to be a good one for absolute beginners in communications. It goes over personal distance, eye contact, ,… nothing beyond the common sense. Only in the last 2 chapters it starts to "touch" on small talk. Nothing Profound.

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Dont waste your time

Written like a high school term paper with definitions and background. Little to no practical advice or examples, dont waste your time

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At chapter 8 still nothing about small talk

Would you be willing to try another one of Dave Wright’s performances?

No

Any additional comments?

The book and reader feels terribly old and dusty and without proper content around what the book title says it's about.

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Too scientific

What would have made Small Talk Skills better?

He shouldn't have been too much scientific. It's like you're hearing a doctor speaking. The first chapters are about nothing, just how great the book is going to help you and when he finally begins, you still feel like he hasn't begon.

Has Small Talk Skills turned you off from other books in this genre?

No, I listened to the other small talk book 'effortless small talk' en that was more engaging in my opinion.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

The narrator also sounded superficial.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disapponted.