Are you uncomfortable striking up conversations with strangers? Ever become tongue-tied? Bechtle, a popular speaker and training consultant, offers this straightforward guide that works whatever your personality type. Learn the art of give and take, understand the importance of listening, and discover confidence-building tools that will help you talk with anybody, anytime, anywhere!
Communication is an art, and anyone--whether shy or outgoing--can improve his or her conversational skills. In Confident Conversation, Mike Bechtle offers a straightforward guide to making good conversation that works for any personality type.
He highlights the art of give and take, stresses the importance of listening, and gives confidence to those who hesitate to strike up a conversation. He shows readers that they don't have to have a stockpile of great stories to tell in order to make good conversation. Instead, he encourages an "explorer" mind-set and gives readers the tools they need to talk to anyone, anytime, anywhere.
Mike Bechtle (EdD, Arizona State University) is the author of People Can't Drive You Crazy if You Don't Give Them the Keys. His articles have appeared in publications such as Writer's Digest, Pastors.com, and Entrepreneur. A frequent speaker and former minister of worship, Bechtle lives in California.
Mike Bechtle (PhD, Arizona State University) is a senior training consultant with Franklin Covey Company and the author of Evangelism for the Rest of Us. His articles have appeared in publications such as Discipleship Journal and Entrepreneur. A frequent speaker and former minister of worship, Bechtle lives in Brea, California.
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