Author(s): Jeanne Martinet
"Fully revised and updated-with her trademark wit and practicality, Jeanne Martinet hands over the keys to feeling at ease in any social situation"Does the idea of going to a large party make your mouth go dry? Do you freeze when facing networking opportunities? Are you using your smartphone as a mingling crutch? You're not alone: Ninety percent of the world suffers from minglephobia. Jeanne Martinet has developed a cure-a sure-fire system to overcome social fears and have a great time at every type of business or social gathering. Filled with simple techniques, tricks, tips, lines and maneuvers, and illustrated with entertaining examples, The Art of Mingling teaches you: * Basic survival strategies for the Truly Terrified* Opening lines and gambits that really work* Tools and rules for keeping the conversation going in the right direction* The etiquette of escape* Faux pas recovery techniques* How to avoid the dumb use of smartphones* The secret to being a good listener* The right way to follow up online * and much, much more!
Fully revised and updated. With her trademark wit and practicality, Jeanne Martinet hands over the keys to feeling at ease in any social situation.
JEANNE MARTINET is the author of eight books, including" The Art of Mingling," which has sold more than 150,000 copies and been published in ten countries. She has been featured in such publications as "The New York Times, Salon, The Boston Globe, Glamour" and "The Washington Post." She has shared her humor and mingling know-how on many TV and radio shows, including "The Today Show," "The CBS Early Show," NPR's "Morning Edition" and WNYC's "The Leonard Lopate Show." She lives, writes and mingles in New York City.