The Golden Rule of Schmoozing

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Aye Jaye

Narrated By: Penn Jillette

Publisher: Listen & Live Audio

Date: August 2004

Duration: 3 hours 3 minutes

Summary:

So what is schmoozing? According to Webster's unabridged dictionary, schmoozing is a yiddish word that means to chat or to converse idly. But today there is a common misconception, the word has come to suggest a con or trickery. It's not. Schmoozing is the Golden Rule at full throttle. It's a thrill and an art form that encourages people to say, "you've made my day" instead of demanding "make my day." It's a technique for turning others on, not taking others on. A schmoozer is someone who talks to people as if they really mattered-and they do! Read by Penn Jillette, who has been called the most wired magician on this planet, is the more gregarious half of Penn & Teller -- the world's most famous magic duo.

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