How To Talk To Absolutely Anyone: Confident Communication for Work, Life and Relationships, 2nd Edition
About the Author
Foreword by Armand Beasley
Introduction: Why You Should Want to Speak to Absolutely Anyone
Part One: Common Fears and Barriers about Speaking to Absolutely Anyone
1 Fear – Does It Hold You Back?
2 “I don’t want to experience rejection”
3 “I worry about what other people might think”
4 “I hate talking to strangers – why would I want to?”
Part Two: The Four Stages of an Interaction
5 Stage 1 – Your Outcome and Starting a Conversation
6 How – How Do You Mentally and Physically Approach?
7 What – What Do You Say?
8 Stage 2 – Creating Curiosity and Interest
9 Stage 3 – Making a Connection and Being Understood
10 Stage 4 – Get Them to Take Action
Part Three: Making Your Communication Even Better
11 Making Your Voice Work for You
12 Common Pitfalls
13 Difficult Work and Business Conversations
14 Final Thoughts
Part Four: Your “Zero to Hero Talk to Anyone” Development Plan
“…this book is a well written piece of art, which gives the reader practical skills and tips on how to start and maintain conversations in any situation.” (Nursing Times, April 2018)