The art of civilized conversation: a guide to expressing yourself with style and grace
Say It with Style
In our fast-paced, electronic society, the most basic social interaction--talking face-to-face--can be a challenge for even the most educated and self-assured individuals. And yet making conversation is a highly practical skill: those who do it well shine at networking parties, interviews, and business lunches. Good conversation also opens doors to a happier love life, warmer friendships, and more rewarding time with family.
For those intimidated by the complexity of personal interaction, or those simply looking to polish their speaking skills, The Art of Civilized Conversation is a powerful guide to communicating in an endearing way. In its pages, author Margaret Shepherd offers opening lines, graceful apologies, thoughtful questions, and, ultimately, the confidence to take conversations beyond hello. From the basics--first impressions, appropriate subject matter, and graceful exits--to finding the right words for difficult situations and an insightful discussion of body language, Shepherd uses her skilled eye and humorous anecdotes to teach readers how to turn a plain conversation into an engaging encounter.
Filled with common sense and fresh insight, The Art of Civilized Conversation is the perfect inspiration not only for what to say but for how to say it with style.
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|Grouping Title||art of civilized conversation a guide to expressing yourself with style and grace|
|Grouping Author||margaret shepherd|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
|Last Grouping Update||2021-08-01 03:21:13AM|
|Last Indexed||2021-08-01 03:50:08AM|
|Novelist Primary ISBN||none|
Say It with Style
|itype_catalog||Adult Book Non-Fiction|
|local_callnumber_catalog||395.59 S548 2006|
|owning_library_catalog||Sacramento Public Library|
|title_display||The art of civilized conversation : a guide to expressing yourself with style and grace|
|title_full||The Art of Civilized Conversation A Guide to Expressing Yourself With Style and Grace|
The art of civilized conversation : a guide to expressing yourself with style and grace / Margaret Shepherd with Sharon Hogan ; illustrations by Penny Carter
The art of civilized conversation : a guide to expressing yourself with style and grace [electronic resource] Shepherd, Margaret.
|title_short||The art of civilized conversation|
|title_sub||a guide to expressing yourself with style and grace|