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5+ stars for The 2-Hour Cocktail Party by @nickgraynews #partyplanning #parties #bookreview

Title: The 2-Hour Cocktail Party: How to Build Big Relationships with Small Gatherings

Author: Nick Gray

Genre: Party Planning, Entertaining, Party planning cooking

Book Blurb:

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 parties that help you meet new people, strengthen your existing relationships, and make you the person everyone wants to know.

You’ll learn which days are the best (probably not the ones you think!) and what to say to the first people who arrive. Read how to ensure your invitations get responses and your guests show up excited to mingle. Plus, get helpful pre-party checklists and a breakdown of activities to encourage new connections.

With The 2-Hour Cocktail Party, you’ll make new friends, boost your career, and leave everyone asking, “When’s your next party?”

My Review:

A self-help book that presents a helpful premise and nails it 100%. If you are looking to expand your work/social circle in a party fashion...this book is for you. This book is a must-read for anyone trying to figure out how to 'network' and doesn't know how to do it. If you have been wondering how to throw a party, stop in your tracks and buy this book.

Clever and easily readable, this book is full of helpful tips. The book is broken down into easily followed sections. Each one is laid out in a proper chronological fashion to allow for the reader to go from start to finish flawlessly. Each chapter has a helpful checklist to ensure the reader grasps the key concepts laid out.

Throughout the book, Nick provides real-world examples that make the prose that much more presentable. The inclusion of reader questions in each section even assuages some questions that might be stirring as you read this book.

Beyond helpful, this is simply the must-have book if you are planning to have a cocktail party. I would go as far as to say that any previous book on the subject can now be ignored. This is THE book on how to do this. If you are new to a city and looking to expand your social circle, then buy this book.

My Rating: 5+ stars

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Author Biography:

NICK GRAY moved to New York City with very few friends and less-than-stellar social skills. But Nick craved new relationships and exciting opportunities. He started hosting non-traditional parties-a move that opened doors he never could have imagined.

Today, after hosting hundreds of 2-hour parties, he counts business owners, artists, and inspiring teachers among a circle of friends that helped him launch a multimillion-dollar company. Featured in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, Nick has been called a host of culturally significant parties by New York Magazine.

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Reviewed by: Mr. N

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