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How to work a room : your essential guide to savvy socializing / Susan RoAne.

Author/Creator:
RoAne, Susan, 1948-
Edition:
Rev. ed., 1st Collins ed.
Publication:
New York : Collins, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xxxv, 298 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Business etiquette.
Business entertaining.
Public relations.
Interpersonal relations.
Summary:
How to Work a Room provides the tools and techniques for savvy socializing in all situations, whether at a meeting, a party, a conference, or even online. Susan RoAne provides practical remedies for the roadblocks that prevent us from meeting new people, developing new contacts, and establishing connections that build personal and professional relationships.--[book cover]
Contents:
The five roadblocks: Mother's dire warnings
The remedies: removing the roadblocks
Benefits: the bonuses of being there
The dynamic duo: charm and chutzpah
How to work the "virtual" room
Mr. (or Ms.) Sleaze works a room: or how not to do it
Don't shy away from this chapter
Eight steps to perfectly plan your presence
Seven strategies: from jump-start to smooth stop
Working the words: seven keys to lively conversation
How to work an audience
Working the rules of etiquette: good manners equal good business
Working the cocktail party with pleasure, purpose, and panache
Working the reunion: reeling in reality
Working the trade show or convention: the trade-offs
How to work the "techno-toy" room
How to work the diverse room
Working the world: trains and boats and planes.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-286) and index.
ISBN:
0061238678
9780061238673
OCLC:
73928170
Publisher Number:
99952166187
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