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Think quickly on your feet: be smooth, funny, and clever - all at once. Goodbye awkward silences, hello conversational agility!

In any interaction, witty banter is almost always the end goal. It allows you to (1) disarm and connect with anyone, (2) immediately exit boring small talk mode, and (3) instantly build rapport like you’re old friends.

Flow with the conversational twists and turns like water.

The Art of Witty Banter examines the art, nuance, and mechanics of banter and charm to make you a witty comeback machine, the likes of which your friends have never seen. You’ll be able to handle, defend, disarm, and engage others in a way that makes you comfortable and confident with each growing day.

Transform "interview" conversations into comfortable rapport.

Patrick King is an internationally best-selling author and social skills and conversation coach. As someone who teaches people to speak for a living, he’s broken wit and banter down to a science and given you real guidelines on what to say and when.

Make a sharp, smart, and savvy impression every time.

Learn:

  • Why the questions you use make people freeze
  • How to master teasing, witty comebacks, and initiating jokes and humor
  • What free association is and how it makes you quick-witted 

There’s no guesswork here - you’ll get exact examples and phrases to plug into your daily conversations.

Find out about:

  • The reactions and exact phrases to make yourself be heard.
  • The best types of compliments to give and what you’re doing wrong.
  • What a fallback story is and how it can save you. 

Never again be boring, awkward, or generic.

Conversation is the key to all that you want in life. Moving up in your career, making new friends, and romantic success - it all starts from the same foundation of conversation. So, make the most out of them and specialize in witty banter. You’ll have a waiting list of new friends.

This is the eighth book in the How to be More Likable and Charismatic series.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Patrick King (P)2020 Patrick King

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hard to maintain interest

this book should be called Gossip 101. basic, boring, no witt required, narrator could be better

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  • Jennifer W. Rickard
  • 02-02-2021

Great tips for any one that speaks.

I really found this an easy to understand guide. I will be listening multiple times until I master some of these techniques. I plan to use some of these suggestions in my writing as well. Especially liked the comedy triple. Well written and relatable examples.

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  • mike
  • 03-06-2021

weak

I am disappointed. most of the stuff in this book is just common sense. I shut the tape off halfway through

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  • Marc Jordan
  • 08-05-2021

Yawn

Dull, much stating of the obvious, I bailed after 4 chapters. Nothing witty to report.

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