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Title The art of mingling : fun and proven techniques for mastering any room / Jeanne Martinet.
Author Martinet, Jeanne, 1958- author.
Publication New York : St. Martin's Griffin, [2015]
Edition Revised edition.
Description xxi, 343 pages ; 21 cm
Call # 158.27 M
Note Includes index.
Summary "- Opening lines that really work - Tips and tricks for the tongue-tied - The etiquette of escape - Mastering the fine points of eye contact, small talk, introductions, and more - Feel terrific at any party -- business or social Does the idea of talking to a lot of people you don't know make you weak in the knees? You may be suffering from mingle-phobia -- a secret fear of parties. The Art of Mingling will show you how to overcome your fears, meet new people with charm and confidence, and achieve social success at every kind of party -- business or pleasure. Filled with dozens of simple techniques, tricks, lines and maneuvers, The Art of Mingling will help you: - Develop the right mindset for entering a room full of strangers - Choose your first mingling target - Deliver opening lines that really work - Keep the conversation alive and interesting - Master the etiquette of escape - Circulate with grace and style - Use advanced mingling techniques such as body language, accents, props, toasts, and name tags for maximum effect - Recover from faux pas -- everything from spills and memory lapses to wrong attire - Negotiate tough rooms (too crowded, too empty, too "too") - Feel completely at ease at any kind of party"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Preface to the New Edition -- Introduction: Why Learn the Art of Mingling? -- 1. Overcoming Minglephobia -- 2. Open Sesame: Making A Successful Entrance -- 3. Now What? Tools And Rules For Continuing The Conversation -- 4. The Great Escape: Bailing Out And Moving On -- 5. Fancy Footwork: Advanced Mingling Techniques -- 6. The Tailor-Made Mingle: Instructions For Specific Circumstances -- 7. Handling Difficult Situations -- 8. The After-Party: Instructions For Following Up -- 9. From Security To Enlightenment: The Tao of Mingling -- Index.
Subject Conversation.
Interpersonal communication.
Conversation. (OCoLC)fst00877209
Etiquette. (OCoLC)fst00916277
Interpersonal communication. (OCoLC)fst00977344
ISBN 9781250061768 (paperback) :
1250061768 (paperback)

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