Fully revised and updated, the ground-breaking, classic book on improving communication and socializing skills in any situation to succeed in business and life
Have you ever walked into a roomful of strangers and felt uncomfortable? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone! Over 85% of American adults feel the same way. The solution: How to Work a Room, the fully revised Silver Anniversary edition, which has sold over 1.2 million copies worldwide. Drawing from her vast experiences working with top industry leaders such as Coca-Cola, Apple, the NFL, and UnitedHealth, Susan RoAne presents easy-to-implement strategies to exude more confidence, win over your colleagues, and achieve more. Simple and effective, you’ll learn how to:
- approach someone you don’t know, in person or online
- remember names (and what to do if you don't)
- start, maintain, and end conversations… graciously
- use humor, and when not to do so
- follow simple but often unspoken rules of etiquette
If you hope to make a stronger impression, get more use out of your professional connections, or turn a new acquaintance into a valued, long-lasting relationship, How to Work a Room is the vital tool for succeeding in business and life.
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About the Author
Susan RoAne is an in-demand professional speaker and the bestselling author of seven books. The self-described Mingling Maven®, RoAne has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the New York Times, Cosmopolitan and the Financial Times and on CNN, CBSNews.com and businessweek.com. She lives in the San Francisco area.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The 25th Anniversary edition of this book continues to be a classic. Susan RoAne describes straight forward but often underutilized social graces that can be used to increase business and networking opportunities. How to Work a Room provides necessary tools that can be used in all social settings to meet the demands of having conversations in uncomfortable situations. The book gives helpful hints to get through the initial stages of the process. The chapters are laid out in an instructional and informational style with excellent examples and stories to support the thesis. This belongs on everyone's top 10 books to read this year. A must read.
Susan helps coach us all through the first walk into the unknown room of strangers....How to Work a Room is a classic....that read 25 years ago when I was just starting in my career and leaving my college life...I recommend to everyone.