How to Use Conversation to Succeed in Business, Relationships, and Life — With Barry Farber
Available in sets of two CDs or two cassettes.
Legendary talk-show host Barry Farber is a master of what he calls "talk power." Now he's sharing his skills and experience in an exciting new cassette set, TALK POWER: How to Use Conversation to Succeed in Business, Relationships, and Life.
This dynamic collection of two CDs or audio cassettes — a special offer from Newsmax.com — gives you all the tools you need to create lasting, mutually beneficial relationships with acquaintances, colleagues, and even love interests.
The set, which runs just under two hours in length, explores:
The five basic rules for making lasting, influential connections.
What to say to make your first impression unforgettable.
Why "using" people isn't wrong at all.
The "hard" and "soft" attitudes toward cultivating people.
Why every single encounter with another person is an opportunity to further your aims in life.
The need to dismantle your "blocking system."
How poor communication skills can harm you in your professional life — and your love life.
The first step: Accept the obligation of starting a conversation, because "he who wants the fire must fan the flames."
How to overcome shyness.
Why you should store intriguing anecdotes in your "mental treasury."
The "Kernersville ploy" and how to use it to your advantage.
How some basic research before a party or gathering can help turn contacts there into assets.
Talk-show hosts' tricks in stimulating a conversation.
How to battle "language erosion" and enrich your conversations.
A top insurance executive's surprising formula for success — and how to adapt it to improve your communication skills.
The right — and wrong — ways to instigate a conversation.
Why asking for advice can be a "secret weapon" in getting ahead.
Conversational tricks to making a good impression at an interview.
How to treat the world like a "cafeteria of wit" to get people to listen to you.
The oft-used conversational question you should avoid.
The three categories of conversations — talking up, talking down, and talking straight ahead.
How to look for the "aperture of intimacy" when meeting a member of the opposite sex.
Tried and true conversation starters.
The game you can play to bolster your conversational skills.
Why listening to others is "the most flattering kind of espionage."
How amplifying the triumphs of others can win their favor.
How to avoid potentially offensive remarks.
The mistake men often make when meeting a woman — and how to avoid it.
What the parable of the parrot teaches about the importance of conversation.
And much, much more.
About Barry Farber:
Larry King once called Barry Farber the best interviewer of all. Journalist Ken Auletta in the New York Times wrote that Farber was "probably the most riveting speaker in America." Millions of radio listeners know him as one of America's great communicators. His colleagues named Farber "Talk Host of the Year" and Talkers Magazine listed him among the top 10 radio talk hosts of all time. When Farber was inducted into the Army he passed tests in 14 languages and served as a linguist for the NSA. Today, he speaks 28 languages. Farber's nationally syndicated radio show is broadcast over the Talk Radio Network. In Talk Power Barry Farber shares his mastery of communication with us in plain English.