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The Art of Mingling

Proven Techniques for Mastering Any Room

Jeanne Martinet; Read by the author

Macmillan Audio

Does the idea of going to a cocktail party make your palms sweat and your mouth go dry? You're not alone: Most people suffer from minglephobia, a secret terror of large parties. Jeanne Martinet's tried-and-true cure is her unique system of techniques and strategies for overcoming social fears.  Now you can relax and thrive at any business or social event!  Updated with dozens of brand-new field-tested tricks, tips, lines, and maneuvers, The Art of Mingling will teach you:
 
* Basic Survival Fantasies for the Truly Terrified
* The Flattery Entree
* The Fade In (and the Fade Out)
* The Human Sacrifice
* The Cell-Out
* The Hors D'Oeuvre Maneuver
* The Dot-Dot-Dot Plot
* The Quotation Device
* The Quick Change
*  The Faux Pas Moi
* And much, much more!
 

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Art of Mingling, The
1 Overcoming MinglephobiaHOW TO FAKE IT TILL YOU MAKE ITOK. There you are, standing alone, frozen against the wall in a room full of people. You've just arrived, and you've already done the two things that made you look busy: taken off your coat and said hello to your host or hostess, who has long since dashed off to greet another guest or check on the ice supply. What now?Number one (and numbers two and three): Don't panic. You are not the only person feeling this way. Many people descend into a state of existential angst when faced with tough mingling situations. Some
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"Jeanne Martinet's amusing guide contains nifty ideas designed to get the flower off the wall and into circulation." -Letitia Baldridge
 
"Martinet has developed techniques for working any event with ease."
- Chicago Tribune
"Jeanne Martinet's amusing guide contains nifty ideas designed to get the flower off the wall and into circulation." -Letitia Baldridge
 
"Martinet has developed techniques for working any event with ease."
- Chicago Tribune

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  • Jeanne Martinet; Read by the author

  • Jeannie Martinet, author of The Art of Mingling; The Faux Pas Survival Guide; Getting Beyond Hello; Come-Ons, Comebacks and Kiss-offs; Artful Dodging; and Truer Than True Romance, has been a guest on hundreds of TV and radio shows, including the Today Show, the CBS Early Show, and NPR's Todd Mundt Show. She has been featured in The New York Times, Newsweek, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, TimeOut New York, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Glamour, Salon.com, The Washington Post, and The San Francisco Chronicle. She lives, writes, and mingles in New York City.
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The Art of Mingling

Proven Techniques for Mastering Any Room

Jeanne Martinet; Read by the author

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