How to Instantly Connect with Anyone: 96 All-New Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships

  • 3h 28m
  • Leil Lowndes
  • McGraw-Hill
  • 2009

This sequel to Leil’s international top selling How to Talk to Anyone makes you a master communicator with 96 all new cutting-edge communication “Little Tricks” for big success in business and social relationships―in person, by email, and on the phone. It has been praised as the 21st century version of “How to Win Friends and Influence People,” and was nominated one of the five best books in psychology by “Books for a Better Life!

About the Author

Leil Lowndes is one of today's most sought-after communication speakers and consultants through her company Applause, Inc. and is author of the international bestsellers How to Make Anyone Fall in Love with You and How to Talk to Anyone.

In this Book

  • How to Develop Excellent Eye Contact in Ten Easy Steps
  • How to Use your Eyes to Make People Crave your Approval
  • How to Wear Confidence when Meeting People
  • How to Make People Appreciate your Introduction
  • How to Get them "Dying to Meet You"
  • How to Make Everyone Anxious to Hear your Opinion
  • How to have a One-of-a-Kind, Noticeably Outstanding Handshake
  • How to Exchange Business Cards with Class
  • How to be a Successful Networking Conversationalist
  • How to Give—or Avoid—Social Hugs
  • How to Detect if Someone's Hug is Fake
  • How to Show you Like Someone without being Forward
  • How to Play it Cool or Play it Hot in Business and Love
  • How to Say Hello to Prestigious People
  • How to Meet the People you Want
  • How to Make a Great Last Impression
  • How to Get Lively Conversation Going with People you've Just Met
  • How to Start a Friendship with Complete Strangers
  • How to Never Hesitate Starting or Joining a Conversation
  • How to Make your Point when you Keep Getting Interrupted
  • How to Make Friends with those who don't Speak your Native Language
  • How to Tailor your Talk to your Listener(s)
  • How to Talk to Less Advantaged People
  • How to Save Someone from "Dying of Embarrassment"
  • How to Smoothly Change the Subject
  • How to Know when to Never Change the Subject
  • How to not Give the Same Answer Twice
  • How to Make Friends at a Big Party
  • How to Meet the People you Want in an Unusual Way
  • How to Never Look Lost and Lonely at a Gathering
  • How to Ask Great Conversation-Starter Questions
  • How to Save Face when you've Forgotten a Name
  • How to Hide the Fact that you Haven't a Clue What They're Talking About
  • How to Get Away from Nonstop Talkers
  • How to Deal with VIPs at Social Events
  • How to Increase the Chances of Someone Saying "Yes" to your Invitation
  • How to Turn Someone Down While Retaining his or her Affection
  • How to Handle an Unavoidable Bummer
  • How to Prevent People Wishing they'd Never Invited You
  • How to Impress Guests
  • How to Play it Cool when you're Late
  • How to Come Out Smelling like a Rose when you're as Guilty as Heck
  • How to Come Across as Dependable and Competent
  • How to Talk Behind People's Backs so they Love It
  • How to Make Everyone Comfortable Speaking with You
  • How to Make People Look Up to You
  • How to Exude a More Authoritative Air
  • How to Make your Signature 21 Percent More Prestigious
  • How to Laugh your Way to Being Respected
  • How to Escape Bores without Hurting their Feelings
  • How to Read People's Minds
  • How to Avoid People Thinking you have no Status at your Job
  • How to Avoid Sounding like Someone Else Rules your Life
  • How to Avoid People Saying "Get a Life!"
  • How to Know when not to be Friendly
  • How to Avoid Sounding Dishonest
  • How to Avoid Sounding Immature
  • How to Avoid Big Cats Considering you Commonplace
  • How to Avoid Common Dumb Phrases People Say All the Time
  • How to Avoid Alienating Friends when Traveling
  • How to Avoid a Common Holiday Custom that Makes you Look like a Little Puss to Big Cats
  • How to Prove you Are Special when you are Out of the Office
  • How to Make People Smile when they see your Message
  • How to Make your E-Mail Sound Confident
  • How to Avoid Sounding Egotistical in your E-Mail
  • How to Sound like you have a Crystal Ball
  • How to Avoid Making People Think you're Goofing off at Work
  • How to Avoid E-Mail Humiliation—or Worse!
  • How to Sign your Messages in the New Millennium
  • How to know when to E-Mail, when to Phone
  • How to Boost their Self-Esteem with your Cell Phone
  • How to Deal with a Caller when you don't know who the Heck it Is
  • How to Get Rid of "Talk Your Ear Off" People
  • How to Please them by Hanging Up on Them
  • How to Sound Cool Giving your Phone Number
  • How to Impress Them with your Voice Mail Message
  • How to Make your Phone Voice "Music to Their Ears"
  • How the Phone Can Reveal who the Boss is in a Relationship
  • How to Win Their Hearts—a Year Later!
  • How to Make them Always Remember your "Thank You"
  • How to Give them Compliments They'll Never Forget
  • How to Enhance your Relationship with your Partner
  • How to React when your Partner Calls you the Wrong Name


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