From media personality and communication expert Rachel DeAlto, learn how to connect with anyone, anywhere, with this “ultimate guide” (Jess Ekstrom, author of Chasing the Bright Side) for improving your social skills in every setting including networking events, interviews, dates, and more.
We all have the desire to belong, to connect. And in the age of social media, making personal connections is more challenging than ever.
Millennials and Zoomers tend to have high anxiety at the thought of meeting new people and often fumble during in-person relationships. They struggle to connect, don’t know how to make friends, and subsequently flounder in workplace relationships. Sound familiar? But relationship expert and media personality Rachel DeAlto knows that it doesn’t have to be that way. Everyone can be likable. Everyone can be confident. And anyone can achieve this authentically.
With a fresh, fun, and humorous tone, relatable provides a step-by-step guide that will take you from socially awkward to awesome. You will finally feel more comfortable in social and professional settings so you can let your true character shine as you form lasting, authentic, and meaningful connections with everyone in the room.
Chapter One: Far from Alone
LET’S DO THIS!
Do you feel anxious in social settings? If so, why do you believe you feel that way?
Describe your ideal self in a social environment. How do you feel, what are you doing, who are you talking to? Write it as if you are there in the moment.
What steps can you take (even before getting to Chapter Two!) to improve your relationships?
Rachel DeAlto is a relationship expert, media personality, and keynote speaker. Rachel has appeared as an expert on Lifetime’s Married at First Sight and TLC’s Kate+Date, and is presently engaged as Match’s Chief Dating Expert. Rachel DeAlto maintains a law degree from Seton Hall University, a master’s in psychology from Arizona State University, and an undergraduate degree in communications from Syracuse University. Rachel is a regular contributor on TV news programs and talk shows, including Good Morning America, Tamron Hall, Access Hollywood, CNN, and Today. She has also given three TEDx talks including “Being Authentic in a Filtered World” which is featured on TED.com. Rachel lives in New Jersey with her family, where she enjoys laughing at her own jokes and playing with her dog, Mac.
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