How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends

Version: Abridged
Author: Don Gabor
Narrator: Don Gabor
Genres: Marriage & Family
Publisher: Random House Audio Publishing Group
Published In: June 2011
Length: 1 hour, 30 minutes
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Overview

For more than twenty-five years, small-talk expert Don Gabor has helped thousands of people communicate with wit, confidence, and enthusiasm with his bestseller How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends. This newly revised and updated edition combines classic techniques in the art of conversation with necessary skills for communicating in the twenty-first century.

By following the simple and dynamic guidelines you’ll be ready to strike up a great conversation anytime, anywhere. Learn how to keep the conversation going by asking the right questions, using body language effectively, and avoiding conversation pitfalls. Combining his tried-and-true methods with a whole new section on communicating online and through social networking, Don Gabor shows you how to: 

·   Identify your personal conversation style
·   Engage in online conversations using proper etiquette and security  
·   Turn online conversations into face-to-face relationships 
·   Boost your personal and professional speaking skills to the next level

How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends is sure to help you connect with others at home, work, and everywhere in between for years to come.

Author Details

Author Details

Gabor, Don

Don Gabor is a communications trainer, founder of Conversation Arts Media, and the author of seven self-help books. A former media spokesperson for Sprint, Frito-Lay, and Grand Marnier, Gabor trains executives, managers, and staff on how to work more effectively with coworkers and clients. A frequent media guest, he has been featured more than a thousand times in print and on radio and TV, including "60 Minutes" with Andy Rooney. Gabor has been a member of the National Speakers Association since 1991 and lives in Brooklyn, New York.