About the Book

"You'll not only break the ice, you'll melt it away with your new skills." -Larry King

What is that magic quality that makes some people instantly loved and respected? Everyone wants to be their friend (or, if single, their lover). In business, they rise swiftly to the top of the corporate ladder. What is their "Midas touch?"

What it boils down to is a more skillful way of dealing with people.

The author has spent her career teaching people how to communicate for success. In her book How to Talk to Anyone, Lowndes offers 92 easy and effective sure-fire success techniques - she takes the listener from first meeting all the way up to sophisticated techniques used by the big winners in life. In this information-packed audiobook you'll find:

  • 9 ways to make a dynamite first impression
  • 14 ways to master small talk, "big talk," and body language
  • 14 ways to walk and talk like a VIP or celebrity
  • 6 ways to sound like an insider in any crowd
  • 7 ways to establish deep subliminal rapport with anyone
  • 9 ways to feed someone's ego (and know when NOT to!)
  • 11 ways to make your phone a powerful communications tool
  • 15 ways to work a party like a politician works a room
  • 7 ways to talk with tigers and not get eaten alive

About the Author

Leil has devoted her professional life to helping people become more effective communicators in business, social, and romantic relationships.

After decades of communicating with all types and ages of people, Leil decided to write and speak to groups to share her knowledge with the public. Leil now conducts seminars for Fortune 500 companies and speaks at conventions, but her favorite type of communicating is still one-on-one talking with people.

She has written ten books, many of which have been translated into 26 languages. The best selling ones include: "How to Talk to Anyone," "How to Instantly Connect with Anyone," Good-bye to Shy," "How to Be a People Magnet," and "How to Make Anyone Fall in Love with You."

About the Reviews

I struggle with talking to others; specifically: talking to those who don't know me well, or share my interests. (Which is most of whom I find myself speaking to) To me, many of the tips in the book feel like common sense, but are things I fail to do nonetheless. They are things I have to see in writing, usually provided with subtleties that I didn't consider. The most valuable tips for somebody like myself are those in the first half of the book. Later on, they begin to be more business related, but I can still see their value, despite currently being in college.

The book gets five stars from me because it provides tons of valuable advice; in addition, Leil keeps it interesting by giving personal examples and stories alongside her tricks. I fully intend to come back to this book to help make these tricks habit. After a full read, it becomes a guide, you'll look back at conversations and realize what tricks you used, or failed to use.

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It's important that we always strive to grow and develop as individuals. This book gave some great insights into how to better yourself, relate with others, and communicate. It's more than just a book about conversing with others; it helps you unlock the true potential within yourself.

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What an awesome book!!! It should be a must-read for every High-school graduating person. In addition, I believe every businessman can benefit from it. I did, and I am an experienced Entrepreneur. Although I have listened to it twice, I recently ordered the book so I can write in the book , highlight wherever I desire, paperclip, etc areas that I want to go back to quickly.

This is definitely one of the best most-useful books that I have ever read.

Product Info

Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Ltd; 1St Edition edition (February 28, 1999)
Language: English
Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 611 customer reviews

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