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Overview For everything from networking to dating to tipping, this quick and thorough guide is conveniently sized so readers can turn their thoughts to the needs of others and practice courtesy and consideration anytime
Deborah Smith Pegues, author of the top-selling "30 Days to Taming Your Tongue" (more than 360,000 copies sold) and "30 Days to Taming Your Stress, " offers 60-second etiquette solutions for awkward pauses, social situations, and everyday encounters. While other books focus on doing things right, Deborah shares how to do the right thing as she presents simple ways for readers tomake proper and inviting introductionsgive gifts for any occasion graciouslyscribe personable emails, letters, and thank-you notesunderstand and be mindful of intercultural do's and don'tshost events, dinners, and overnight guests with ease and generosity
For everything from networking to dating to tipping, this quick and thorough guide is conveniently sized so readers can turn their thoughts to the needs of others and practice courtesy and consideration anytime.
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Studio: Harvest House Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.98" Width: 5.04" Height: 0.41" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2009
Publisher Harvest House Publishers
ISBN 0736920501 ISBN13 9780736920506
Availability 0 units.
More About Deborah Smith Pegues
Deborah Smith Pegues is a certified behavioral consultant, Bible teacher, and international speaker. She has written 16 transformational books, including the bestselling 30 Days to Taming Your Tongue (over one million sold worldwide) and Emergency Prayers. She and her husband, Darnell, have been married nearly 40 years.
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not read yet but author is good May 13, 2010
I have Taming the Tongue by this author and it is excellent and gives one much to think about. I skimmed this book lightly and find it basic, beginner level, but useful.
Lots of Good Tips! Mar 17, 2009
After graduating from USC's MBA program, the author enrolled in a year-long program at the John Robert Powers finishing school. This has led to her working as a Confidence Coach to minimize or eliminate the insecurity and embarrassment of not knowing how to behave in some situations. She also sees this as consistent with her teaching people how to incorporate the Bible into their daily lives.
Basics of getting people to like you include smiling, listening, respecting others' opinions, not being a moocher, being humble, remembering names, praising the small and large accomplishments of others, and maintaining a positive attitude.
In money situations, try to never ask a friend for a loan, never brag about the high cost or brand name of anything.
"Social Smart" goes on with a number of short chapters providing hints for eg. making small talk, networking, job interviews, email, giving and receiving gifts, etc.