"To be successful, you have to connect with people, and
Conversationally Speaking is the best book on how to do that.
Period. Within a month after reading it, I used its simple tools
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- Don Passman, Lawyer and Author of All You Need to Know about
the Music Business
"Conversationally Speaking is the classic how-to book in social
"Conversationally Speaking is of great value for people who want
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-Aaron Beck, MD, University Professor of Psychiatry at the
University of Pennsylvania
"An exceptionally clear, highly effective book on conversational
skills that uniquely includes a very sensible and useful section
on rational thinking."
-Dr. Albert Ellis, Founder of the Rational Emotive Behavioral
School of Psychology
"Alan Garner is brilliant at teaching social skills to those who
need or want to start at the beginning- who feel they somehow
missed out on life classes that everyone else got to attend."
-Carolyn Hax, Columnist for the Washington Post
From the Publisher
Alan Garner has taught hundreds of Conversationally Speaking
workshops. He is the coauthor of Lifers for Adult Children.
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Conversationally Speaking: Tested New Ways to Increase Your Personal and Social Effectiveness