09/21/2015 01:42 EDT | Updated 09/21/2015 01:59 EDT

How To Schmooze At A Party, Via The Property Brothers

How to become the belle (or beau) of the ball.

Having trouble breaking the ice at important events? You should probably stop talking about yourself so much, say Jonathan and Drew Scott.

The Property Brothers, known for their home renovation show on the W Network in Canada, but also their many appearances on red carpets across the continent, have a few ideas about how to become a better schmoozer

For example, while preparing your "elevator pitch" might work for business events, you should "shut up and listen" during the more casual parties, say the twins.

"Don't overtalk ... and smile!" says Jonathan.

Check out the video above to find out how to network like the pros.

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