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    From the Paperback edition.

  • 4,000 ways to achieve instant intimacyWhat, more than anything, makes you angry?Who were your childhood idols?What kind of leader are you most inclined to follow?What has happened to the art of conversation? In the age of Internet chat rooms, speed dating, and frantic text messaging, have we forgotten how to meaningfully connect? This book of 4,000 provocative questions will help you get to know anyone and everyone in every social situation. Use it to go beyond small talk at parties, networking events, dates, dinner tables, and road trips. It's for getting to know someone you just met and learning a lot more about someone you thought you already knew (who may be yourself).·A perfect social tool for the Internet generation·Features thematic sections on lifestyle choices, pastimes, politics, family, and more·A resource for selfdiscovery and for journalists and writers doing interviews and developing characters, plots, and story linesFrom the Trade Paperback edition.

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    What, more than anything, makes you angry?
    Who were your childhood idols?
    What kind of leader are you most inclined to follow?
    What has happened to the art of conversation? In the age of the Internet, speed dating, and frantic text messaging, have we forgotten how to meaningfully connect? This book of 4,000 provocative questions will help you get to know anyone and everyone in every social situation. Use it to go beyond small talk at parties, networking events, dates, dinner tables, and road trips. It's for getting to know someone you just met and learning a lot more about someone you thought you already knew (who may be yourself).
    ·A perfect social tool for the Internet generation ·Features thematic sections on lifestyle choices, pastimes, politics, family, and more ·A resource for self-discovery and for journalists and writers doing interviews and developing characters, plots, and story lines

  • Containing close to 3,000 words and definitions, Dictionary of Artifacts is an indispensable reference for anyone working within the field of archaeology.
    Entries detail artifact's classification and typology; raw materials; methods and techniques of creation; principles and techniques of examination and identification; and instructions for the care and preservation of specimens.
    Along with a headword and definition, pronunciations, synonyms, cross-references, and the category/categories also accompany each entry
    Drawings, photographs, and extensive annnotated bibliography are included for more complete comprehension

  • Comment votre vie changerait-elle si vous portiez pleinement attention à tout ce que vous dites ? Votre parole est puissante; elle peut vous faire des amis ou des ennemis et influencer votre vie d'innombrables façons. Mais dans notre univers débordant et notre ère numérique de messages texte et de médias sociaux, il est trop facile de passer en mode pilote automatique et d'oublier que ce que nous disons non seulement nous définit, mais peut avoir un effet énorme sur nos relations à la maison, au travail et entre amis.


    Dans ce livre, la lexicographe et experte du bouddhisme, Barbara Ann Kipfer, présente 1 501 enseignements pour la communication en pleine conscience, selon le concept bouddhiste de la parole juste, soit la croyance que ce que vous dites peut avoir une incidence significative sur votre bonheur.


    Ce guide amusant et accessible vous aidera à dire exactement ce que vous pensez, à traiter gracieusement les difficultés de communication et à choisir vos mots en pleine conscience et avec discernement en toutes situations.

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