Talk to strangers : how everyday, random encounters can expand your business, career, income, and life / David Topus.
- ISBN: 9781118228418 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1118228413 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 9781118237625 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1118237625 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Talk to strangers: How Everyday Random Encounters Can Expand Your Business, Career, Income, and Life; Contents; Acknowledgments; Guide to Charts, Tables, and Lists; Introduction; Section I: Creating Your Future Through the People You Haven't Even Met ... Yet; Chapter 1: The Untapped Potential in Your Everyday Encounters; Chapter 2: New Faces in New Places; Chapter 3: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone; Chapter 4: Schmooze or Lose; Chapter 5: The Limits of Online Connections; Chapter 6: When Traditional Networking Is Not Working.
Chapter 7: Face It: Nothing Beats the Chemistry of In-Person CommunicationChapter 8: Anonymity--A Random Connector's Greatest Advantage; Chapter 9: We're All Connected; Chapter 10: The Four Beliefs of Successful Random Connectors; Section II: Turning Random Encounters Into Mutually Beneficial Relationships; Chapter 11: Find Clues to Initiate Conversation; Chapter 12: Avoid Judging People From a Distance; Chapter 13: Don't be Overeager; Chapter 14: Seize the Moment; Chapter 15: Get on Their Wavelength; Chapter 16: The Importance of Authenticity and Curiosity.
Chapter 17: Focus on Your New ConnectionChapter 18: Discover the Buried Treasure; Chapter 19: Leave No Stone Unturned; Chapter 20: Be Clear on Your Own Value Proposition; Chapter 21: Position Yourself as an Expert; Chapter 22: If Nothing There, Catch and (Respectfully) Release; Section III: Leveraging the Connection; Chapter 23: Map the Road to Opportunity; Chapter 24: Build Your Momentum and Credibility With a Follow-up; Chapter 25: From Unplanned Meeting to Monetized Connection: A Case Study; Chapter 26: Create a Basis for Continued Contact; Chapter 27: Add Velocity to the Relationship.
Chapter 28: Success--Desired Leverage Achieved!Chapter 29: Be Google-ready; Section IV: Gender- Neutral Random Connecting; Section V: Mastery Insights and the Talk to Strangers Mastery Program; Conclusion; Index.
|Summary, etc.:|| Connect to the world around you and realize the enormous potential in talking to strangersEveryday, random encounters really can change lives, when you make them happen the right way and leverage the connection at the other end. Talk to Strangers explains how to stand out and tap the potential of others by taking notice of who is standing alongside you on the bank line, the latte pickup point, or the ticket counter at the airport. David Topus' life-changing message is that we should "always connect," which means going beyond online relationships and engaging in the random, real-life interactio.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.
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