Don't you hate the prospect of walking into a room that's packed with strangers, approaching someone you've never met and striking up a conversation? Are you making a positive first impression? Are you saying the right things? Do you want to master any encounter and become a master conversationalist? Find out why Small talk is not small at all. Mastering conversations may make the difference between business gained or lost and relationships built or missed. We live in a world where interpersonal communication is replaced with “compunication” it is communicating through computers. We are e-mailing and texting much more than talking and listening. In our day and age of technological marvels and computers we are losing the art of conversation. Our human nature in and of itself proves that the quickest and most powerful way to get to know someone is to have a conversation. People do business with people they know, like and trust. “Knowledgeable people know facts. Successful and prosperous people know people.” - John Demartini In this highly interactive and fun presentation we will simplify and demystify: • Hurdles on the way to a successful conversation • Do’s and taboos of small talk • Structures, techniques and ideas for a good conversation • How to make a good first impression • How to approach people and how to be approachable • How to start a conversation, keep it going and then gracefully exit the conversation • Body language cues you can use to read your conversation partner • How to become a people magnet • On-the-spot rapport builders you can use to reignite business acquaintances and old friends Interpersonal communication builds connections and networks in business and in our personal life. This is not a “one size fits all” course. It’s an information extravaganza! You’ll be armed with specific tips, tricks and techniques. You’ll be able to incorporate this training immediately into your life. Value to participants: Participants will learn in a non stress fun environment. All techniques are easily implementable and can be used immediately. The presentation is very practical and highly interactive.