How to Work a Room, 25th Anniversary Edition: The Ultimate Guide to Making Lasting Connections--In Person and Online (Paperback)

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Fully revised and updated, the ground-breaking, classic book on improving communication and socializing skills in any situation to succeed in business and life

Have you ever walked into a roomful of strangers and felt uncomfortable? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone! Over 85% of American adults feel the same way. The solution: How to Work a Room, the fully revised Silver Anniversary edition, which has sold over 1.2 million copies worldwide. Drawing from her vast experiences working with top industry leaders such as Coca-Cola, Apple, the NFL, and UnitedHealth, Susan RoAne presents easy-to-implement strategies to exude more confidence, win over your colleagues, and achieve more. Simple and effective, you’ll learn how to:

  • approach someone you don’t know, in person or online
  • remember names (and what to do if you don't)
  • start, maintain, and end conversations… graciously
  • use humor, and when not to do so
  • follow simple but often unspoken rules of etiquette

If you hope to make a stronger impression, get more use out of your professional connections, or turn a new acquaintance into a valued, long-lasting relationship, How to Work a Room is the vital tool for succeeding in business and life.

About the Author


Susan RoAne is an in-demand professional speaker and the bestselling author of seven books. The self-described Mingling Maven®, RoAne has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the New York Times, Cosmopolitan and the Financial Times and on CNN, CBSNews.com and businessweek.com. She lives in the San Francisco area.

Praise For…


“When it comes to connecting with others, some of us are naturals. But those who aren’t -- thank heaven for Susan RoAne . . . If you want to learn how to enter a room and build a network of people you can help and who can help you, read this book.”
— Daniel H. Pink, New York Times bestselling author of Drive and To Sell Is Human

“I read this book 25 years ago and it helped me tremendously. The updated version makes it more relevant and useful than ever . . . I can’t imagine trying to navigate successfully in the business world today without this amazing tool. ”
— Larry Winget, television personality and five-time bestselling author of Grow A Pair: How To Stop Being A Victim and Take Back Your Life, Your Business and Your Sanity

“Walking into a roomful of strangers? Pleasant? Productive? Profitable? Fun? From tradeshow suites to virtual ‘rooms,’ RoAne promises a lot--and delivers even more! There’s no more critical skill in today’s marketplace than becoming the connected communicator. Highly recommended.”
— Dianna Booher, author of Creating Personal Presence and Communicate With Confidence


Product Details
ISBN: 9780062295347
ISBN-10: 0062295349
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: December 31st, 2013
Pages: 400
Language: English