Beyond simple small talk: what to say and when to say it to be likable, connect, and make a memorable impression.
Actionable and applicable verbal maneuvers for just about every phase of conversation — good and bad. Whatever your conversational goal, you’ll find tactics to put you in a winning position — in a literal sense with arguments, and in a figurative sense with making friends. You can never underestimate the power of a simple conversation.
NO MORE: interview mode, awkward silence, or struggling to hold people’s attention.
Conversation Tactics is a unique read. It provides guidance for every social situation you’ll come across, from what should I say, hello, how was your weekend, I disagree with you, stop doing that, here’s a story, goodbye.
You’ll find 100% actionable nuanced and subtle tactics to salvage your worst situations and enhance your best — all field-tested and proven through thousands of conversations. In addition to shrewd insights to make conversation flow, you’ll learn to win arguments and diffuse dirty tricks.
Learn the art of verbal self-defense — and offense.
Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and social skills coach. His writing draws of a variety of sources, from scientific research, academic experience, coaching, and real life experience. He suffered for years as a shy introvert and managed to boil human interaction down to a science — first for himself, and now for you. He is without doubt a uniquely qualified individual to teach you these tactics.
How to assert yourself, stand your ground, and argue with the best.
•How to tell captivating stories and what to actually focus on.
•Four ways to warm yourself up and prepare for even the most unpredictable conversations.
•How to say goodbye (or good riddance) gracefully.
•Instantly setting a tone of friendship and openness with strangers.