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How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends

Don Gabor

5 mins

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This book from small-talk specialist Dan Gabor aims to boost your conversational skills and help you leverage the gift of gab to make more friends.

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How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends

How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends

by Don Gabor

Overview

Starting and maintaining conversations can be a difficult and tiresome activity for many people. Knowing what to talk about, how to effectively communicate thoughts and ideas, and being able to read the flow of a conversation aren't innate skills. But being able to hold a conversation is an incredibly powerful tool in making meaningful friendships and improving your quality of life.

As a communications consultant for over 40 years and author of multiple books on the subject, Don Gabor understands the power of a good conversation. In this book, Gabor offers advice, FAQs, real-life examples, and even conversation openers readers can use themselves.

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If you are a good friend, you'll have good friends. Developing and learning together is one of the most gratifying aspects of a relationship.

- Don Gabor

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