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Ever Play Conference Call Bingo?
15
Jul 2017

Ever Play Conference Call Bingo?

I just saw this and wanted to share. If you’ve ever been in a conference call, I’m sure you’ve heard many of these phrases uttered...

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Drastically Improve Your Conversations by Completing an Opinion Inventory Worksheet
16
Jan 2017

Drastically Improve Your Conversations by Completing an Opinion Inventory Worksheet

Happy New Year! It’s a new year and a good time to help your conversations by doing a little self-reflection. How well do you know..

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Drastically Improve Your Small Talk Skills by Following the Three Timelines Model
02
Nov 2016

Drastically Improve Your Small Talk Skills by Following the Three Timelines Model

Drastically Improve Your Small Talk Skills by Following the Three Timelines Model

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The Power of Mediocrity
11
Oct 2016

The Power of Mediocrity

You’re reading this blog because you want to improve your social skills. But exactly how much improvement are you looking for? What are you aiming..

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The Essential Secret of Small Talk Success
08
Jun 2016

The Essential Secret of Small Talk Success

“But I hate small talk!” my wife exclaimed one day. “I’d rather just get to the interesting stuff.” Once upon a time I possessed similar..

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The Best Question for Making Small Talk
27
Dec 2015

The Best Question for Making Small Talk

When you can’t think of what to ask, you can always think of something related to time.   Good conversation topics revolve around how people..

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The Swiss Army Knife of Conversational Tools
27
Dec 2015

The Swiss Army Knife of Conversational Tools

Exceptional conversationalists carry a host of useful tools in their social tool belts. One of the most useful is the Meta-observation. Meta-observations are the Swiss..

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Seven Steps to Successful Small Talk
12
Nov 2015

Seven Steps to Successful Small Talk

Read the following seven steps carefully and consider how many you prescribe to or how many you may fall short on. Open, confident body language..

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