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  • 25 Tactics to Engage, Captivate, and Always Know What to Say
  • By: Patrick King
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
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By: Patrick King
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Summary

Do you struggle to hold people's attention and interest them? Find yourself stuck in boring interview mode? Whether you want to befriend strangers more easily, banter more smoothly with friends, or simply avoid the crushing tension of a never ending silence, Awkward Silences is the book you need to succeed. No more conversations that end prematurely - not by choice. Discover the subtle and nuanced tactics that allow you to seize control of any conversation and create social chemistry.

This book will arm you with definitive tactics, maneuvers, and replies to whatever comes your way. This book is highly actionable, with step-by-step analyses of complex concepts like sarcasm, the ultimate witty comeback, conflict conversations, and storytelling. You'll get exact words and phrases, not just "be confident and make eye contact".

Avoid those embarrassing, cringe-worthy moments. In Awkward Silences, you have renowned social skills and international best-selling author Patrick King showing you the ropes. Social interaction can be boiled down to a science if approached correctly, and he'll do it for you. Never feel boring or uninteresting again.

  • How to set an engaging tone right off the bat.
  • The vocabulary and inflection details that make you attractive.
  • Storytelling essentials - unlike anything you've heard before.
  • Elements of sarcasm, witty comebacks, and self-deprecation. Push people's buttons that instantly make them responsive and interested.
  • How to introduce conversational diversity and break out of your patterns and routines.
  • Six types of responses you can summon in any situation.
  • Your habits that lead directly to awkward silences.

Common awkward situations and how to handle them correctly. Awkward silence signals social inability. That's why they are so important to eliminate.

©2017 Patrick King (P)2017 Patrick King

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