By Erika Casriel, published on March 1, 2007 - last reviewed on October 7, 2013
How to Sparkle at a Party
No more hiding behind the shrimp cocktail table. With minimal preparation, you can engage with more than the appetizers.
Approaching a stranger is nerve-wracking, but the benefits can be worth the short-term anxiety.
Start by giving toasts. Then captivate your book club. Soon, you'll be running for mayor.
You don't have to be scared of people you're attracted to.
To be more visible and persuasive, show others how your goals benefit everyone.