2022 KIRKUS BEST NEW BOOKS: “An encouraging, upbeat, and useful call to host parties and make friends. Gray provides innumerable helpful hints and tips for prospective hosts… a new strategy for meeting people and networking.
"You know that well-connected friend who only exists in the movies? The one who throws the best parties and can set up any introduction you need?
Everyone wants to know someone magical like this who brings people together. The secret is: you can be that person. You should be that person. The 2-Hour Cocktail Party will show you how.
Discover a simple formula with step-by-step instructions to host small gatherings. It will help you:
Meet new people
Strengthen your existing relationships, and
Make you the person everyone wants to know.
You’ll learn exactly how to host a successful event:
Which days are the best (probably not the ones you think!)
What to say to the first people who arrive
How to ensure your invitations get responses
How to get your guests to mingle with proven and tested scripts.
Plus, get helpful pre-party checklists and a breakdown of activities to encourage new connections. The 2-Hour Cocktail Party is based on five years of research and thousands of events. It is extremely tactical, practical, and easy to read.
When you learn how to host a successful event, you’ll make new friends, boost your career, and leave everyone asking, “When’s your next party?”
We love making friends but we’re awkward, this gives all the details for those of us that aren’t naturals!
I’m already good at networking and socializing, but it doesn’t hurt to read about the basics and learn new things. So, I’m moving to a new state soon and needed ideas on how to build a network from scratch. This book is just what I needed. 10/10, highly recommend