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How to work a room : your essential guide to savvy socializing / Susan RoAne.

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Author/Creator:
RoAne, Susan, 1948-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2007
Imprint:
Rev. ed., 1st Collins ed. - New York : Collins, c2007.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxxv, 298 p. : ill ; 21 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-286) and index.
Contents:
  • The five roadblocks : Mother's dire warnings
  • The remedies : removing the roadblocks
  • Benefits : the bonuses of being there
  • The dynamic duo : charm and chutzpah
  • How to work the "virtual" room
  • Mr. (or Ms.) Sleaze works a room : or how not to do it
  • Don't shy away from this chapter
  • Eight steps to perfectly plan your presence
  • Seven strategies : from jump-start to smooth stop
  • Working the words : seven keys to lively conversation
  • How to work an audience
  • Working the rules of etiquette : good manners equal good business
  • Working the cocktail party with pleasure, purpose, and panache
  • Working the reunion : reeling in reality
  • Working the trade show or convention : the trade-offs
  • How to work the "techno-toy" room
  • How to work the diverse room
  • Working the world : trains and boats and planes.
Summary:
How to Work a Room provides the tools and techniques for savvy socializing in all situations, whether at a meeting, a party, a conference, or even online. Susan RoAne provides practical remedies for the roadblocks that prevent us from meeting new people, developing new contacts, and establishing connections that build personal and professional relationships.
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ISBN:
9780061238673
0061238678

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