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Summary

Networking events suck, but they can suck less. What to say and when to say to be likable, connect, and make a memorable impression.

Actionable and applicable verbal maneuvers for just about every phase of conversation. From hello to goodbye, with strangers or old friends, you'll learn how to simply go deeper.

No more: Interview mode, awkward silence, or struggling to hold people’s attention.

Better Small Talk is a unique listen. Imagine the following situation: You've just put on your name tag, and you're approached by a stranger. What do you say? Nice weather today.

No, we can do better than this. Learn better small talk to avoid awkwardness, put people at ease, and build real rapport. 

Learn to open people up without them even realizing it.

Patrick King is an internationally best-selling 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.

You'll learn exact dialogues, responses, phrases, and questions to use.

  • 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
  • Instantly setting a tone of friendship and openness with strangers
  • Common and subtle conversational habits you need to stop right now

Become someone who is magnetic and who can make new friends in any situation.

Simple conversation is the gatekeeper to friendships, your dream career, romance, and overall happiness. The ability to connect with anyone is an underrated superpower. People will be more drawn to you without even knowing why, and never again people will people be bored talking to you. You’ll never run out of things to say when you master these conversation tactic

©2020 Patrick King (P)2020 Patrick King

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Some interesting ideas

As a person who sometimes runs out of things to say, this book has given some interesting ideas on how to keep going but in a way that is interesting