How to Work a Room: Your Essential Guide to Savvy Socializing

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This is the fully revised and updated edition of the ground–breaking self–help book on improving communicating and socializing skills in business and life. How To Work A Room lays down the fundamentals for savvy socializing, whether at a party, a conference, or even communicating online. RoAne clearly shows how to overcome the five roadblocks that keep most people from making new contacts; mix chutzpah and charm to start and end conversations smoothly; know when to use humor––and when not to; and follow simple ...

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Overview

This is the fully revised and updated edition of the ground–breaking self–help book on improving communicating and socializing skills in business and life. How To Work A Room lays down the fundamentals for savvy socializing, whether at a party, a conference, or even communicating online. RoAne clearly shows how to overcome the five roadblocks that keep most people from making new contacts; mix chutzpah and charm to start and end conversations smoothly; know when to use humor––and when not to; and follow simple rules of etiquette. Incorporating years of feedback from hundreds of presentations, as well as anecdotes from around the globe, RoAne keeps How To Work A Room fresh and on target. New chapters include: strategies starting, maintaining, and exiting conservations; and advice on commutating effectively in today's tech driven world.

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Daniel H. Pink
“When it comes to connecting with others, some of us are naturals. But those who aren’t — thank heaven for Susan RoAne . . . If you want to learn how to enter a room and build a network of people you can help and who can help you, read this book.”
Larry Winget
“I read this book 25 years ago and it helped me tremendously. The updated version makes it more relevant and useful than ever . . . I can’t imagine trying to navigate successfully in the business world today without this amazing tool. ”
Dianna Booher
“Walking into a roomful of strangers? Pleasant? Productive? Profitable? Fun? From tradeshow suites to virtual ‘rooms,’ RoAne promises a lot—and delivers even more! There’s no more critical skill in today’s marketplace than becoming the connected communicator. Highly recommended.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061238673
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/24/2007
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 5.31 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan RoAne is a bestselling author, an in-demand keynote speaker, and a communications coach. She has shared her strategies with audiences in corporate, convention, and university America as well as on radio and television around the world. Susan has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, The Financial Times of London, msn.com, and businessweek.com. She is the author of four books, including The Secrets of Savvy Networking, What Do I Say Next? and How To Create Your Own Luck. Susan lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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