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How To Talk To Absolutely Anyone, 2nd Edition by Mark Rhodes

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6How – How Do You Mentally and Physically Approach?

How you expect a conversation to go has a huge bearing on how it actually goes. It's all about your attitude. You need to be in a good frame of mind and project friendliness and openness. Making a good first impression will determine the quality of the response you get.

Think about your energy levels too. In most cases, before starting a conversation with someone you don't already know it is best to be feeling upbeat and almost spring into action with a question or comment. The energy you have comes across automatically in your tone and body language. If you are feeling a little down it can be difficult to suddenly spring into life. Thinking about something that makes you feel good first ...

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