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The Art of the Compliment

Using Kind Words with Grace and Style

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“I can live for two months on a good compliment.”—Mark Twain

“More people are flattered into virtue than bullied out of vice.”—Robert Smith Surtees

Let Chrisie Matheson show you how a few well-chosen words can elicit smiles, inspire happiness, transform moods, and turn a bad day into a good one.

Compliments are wonderful and powerful, but we don’t nearly use them enough. They can strengthen relationships and family ties, nurture romantic love, and improve work situations. Here is a book that can make you better at compliments, and relationships of all kinds. Chapters include:

  • Compliments 101
  • The secret guide to compliments: listen up
  • Working the compliment
  • Random acts of compliments
  • On insincerity
  • Thanks, but no thanks: backhanded compliments
  • And much more!

Maybe you have given a lot of thought to compliments; more likely you have not. They are a tool that should be in your relationship toolbox. And this is the complete how-to guide.

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (June 23, 2009)
  • Length: 152 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781602396364

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