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Small Talk = Success: 10 Tips

Debra Fine

The ability to connect with others through small talk can lead to big things, according to Debra Fine, author of The Fine Art of Small Talk (Hyperion 2005).

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8. Body Language
Be aware of your body language. People who look or act ill-at-ease make others uncomfortable. Act confident and comfortable even when you’re not. In being poised, you express that you have nothing to hide. For potential clients, one of the biggest red flags is feeling that you are not offering full-disclosure.

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