You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you!
"Perfect voice for this book"
Perhaps once a decade, a book comes along that transforms people's lives in a very real, measurable way. This is one of them. Crucial Conversations exploded onto the scene 10 years ago and revolutionized the way people communicate when stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong. Since then, millions of people have learned how to hold effective crucial conversations and have dramatically improved their lives and careers thanks to the methods outlined in this book. Now, the authors have revised their best-selling classic to provide even more ways to help you take the lead in any tough conversation.
Since taking over TED in the early 2000s, Chris Anderson has shown how carefully crafted short talks can be the key to unlocking empathy, stirring excitement, spreading knowledge, and promoting a shared dream. Done right, a talk can electrify a room and transform an audience's worldview. Done right, a talk is more powerful than anything in written form.
"A must have for all speakers."
What is that magic quality that makes some people instantly loved and respected? Everyone wants to be their friend (or, if single, their lover!) In business, they rise swiftly to the top of the corporate ladder. What is their "Midas touch?"
Celebrating the 75 anniversary of the original landmark bestseller How to Win Friends and Influence People, comes an up-to-the-minute adaptation of Carnegie’s timeless prescriptions for the digital age. Dale Carnegie’s principles have endured for nearly a century. Since its original publication in 1936, his timeless classic How to Win Friends and Influence People has gone on to sell 15 million copies. Now, introducing new listeners to Carnegie’s words of wisdom, comes How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age, a new guide for a new era.
"Revamped version falls short of the orginal"
The Like Switch is packed with all the tools you need for turning strangers into friends, whether you are on a sales call, a first date, or a job interview. As a Special Agent for the FBI's National Security Division's Behavioral Analysis Program, Dr. Jack Schafer developed dynamic and breakthrough strategies for profiling terrorists and detecting deception. Now, Dr. Schafer has evolved his proven-on-the-battlefield tactics for the day-to-day, but no less critical battle of getting people to like you.
"Great read learnt a LOT for immediate results"
In June of 1999, Stephen King was hit by a van while walking along the shoulder of a country road in Maine. Six operations were required to save his life and mend his broken body. When he was finally able to sit up, he immediately started writing. This book - part biography, part a collection of tips for the aspiring writer - is the extraordinary result.
"Spoiler:- It was the dog sniffing the cooler"
On Nonviolent Communication, this renowned peacemaker presents his complete system for speaking our deepest truths, addressing our unrecognized needs and emotions, and honoring those same concerns in others. With this adaptation of the best-selling book of the same title, Marshall Rosenberg teaches in his own words.
"great, and good for settling a baby!"
Instantly discover what's really going on around you!Know the truth before you ever hear a word! Approximately 80% of communication is expressed nonverbally. When you know how to unlock the secrets of people's nonverbal cues, you'll always have the upper hand in any situation.
"very good.easy to follow and understand."
From asking a waiter for an unusual substitution to urging a service manager to get your car finished sooner to swaying your significant other toward a particular film or show, many of the decisions you make are decided by talking. And no matter why you engage in face-to-face talk, there's no way to insulate yourself from the dangers of miscommunication. These 24 mind-opening lectures are your chance to learn more about how you communicate verbally, the common problems you can encounter in doing so, and how you can improve your own effectiveness.
33 Strategies of War is a comprehensive guide to the subtle social game of everyday life, informed by the most ingenious and effective military principles in war. It's the I-Ching of conflict, the contemporary companion to Sun Tzu's The Art of War, and is abundantly illustrated with examples from history, including the folly and genius of everyone from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher, Hannibal to Ulysses S. Grant, movie moguls to samurai swordsmen.
Chatter will show you step by step how to become the person who can build intimate rapport with anyone they meet, expertly work a room, win instant friends, and project a winning image that people will flock to. This isn’t a book of one-liner conversation topics and generic "you can do it" tips that other books would have you believe will make you successful. Through my 20 Chatter principles, you will learn to master skills that will make you shine in everyday interactions.
"practical easy to follow advices"
If you don't know how to communicate properly, you are going to have problems in both your intimate and your family relationships. You are going to be ineffective in work and business situations. It's going to be troublesome managing employees or getting what you want from your boss or your clients on a daily basis. Overall, effective communication is like an engine oil that makes your life run smoothly, getting you wherever you want to be.
At some point today you will have to influence or persuade someone - perhaps ask a colleague a favour, negotiate with a contractor or get your spouse to put out the recycling. In The small BIG, three heavyweights from the world of persuasion, science and practice - Steve Martin, Noah Goldstein and Robert Cialdini - describe how, in today's information-overloaded world, it is now the smallest changes that lead to the biggest differences in results.
Building a Better Vocabulary offers an intriguing look at the nuts and bolts of English, teaches you the etymology and morphology - or the history and structure - of words, and delves into the cognitive science behind committing new words to long-term memory. By the end of the 36 enjoyable lectures, you will have a practical framework for continuing to build your vocabulary by discovering new words and fully mastering the nuances of familiar ones.
Improve Your Conversations teaches you how to use the ingenious framework from improv comedy and apply it directly to your everyday social interactions and conversations...and can't we learn something from the greatest improv comedians in the world, like Tina Fey and Will Ferrell? Improv comedy and memorable conversations have almost everything in common, from their premise to what makes them great to their end goals.
"Good information to get you started."
Don't just let influence just happen to you. Instead, take charge of your life by grasping the science behind how influence works and by strengthening your own skills at using it to your advantage. In this dynamic 12-lecture series, you'll discover how to tap into the hidden powers of influence - and use these powers to enhance your life in ways you never thought possible. Using clear and accessible language, Professor Brown teaches you how and why influence works.
Ex-navy commander Mark Divine reveals exercises, meditations and focusing techniques to train your mind for mental toughness, emotional resilience, and uncanny intuition. Blending the tactics he learned from America's elite forces with lessons from the Spartans, samurai, Apache scouts, and other great warrior traditions, Divine has distilled the fundamentals of success into eight powerful principles that will transform you into the leader you always knew you could be. Learn to think like a SEAL, and take charge of your destiny at work, home and in life.
Imagine what it would be like if you could maintain the honeymoon effect throughout your whole life. Dr. Bruce H. Lipton describes how the honeymoon effect was not a chance event or a coincidence but a personal creation. Here, Dr. Lipton reveals how we manifest the honeymoon effect and the reasons why we lose it. This knowledge empowers listeners to create the honeymoon experience again, this time in a way that ensures a happily ever after relationship that even a Hollywood producer would love.
"Over delivers on true inspiration"
With this program, you'll have the tools, the techniques, and, just as importantly, the unflinching confidence to influence your readers and listeners decisively - both at work and at home.
For anyone who has ever been inspired by a TED talk, this is an insider's guide to creating talks that are unforgettable. Since taking over TED in the early 2000s, Chris Anderson has shown how carefully crafted short talks can be the key to unlocking empathy, stirring excitement, spreading knowledge, and promoting a shared dream. Done right, a talk can electrify a room and transform an audience's worldview. Done right, a talk is more powerful than anything in written form.
You're about to discover how to effectively persuade people with ease using a few strategies. In the world we live in today, one of the greatest weapons you could have is covert persuasive techniques. They can help increase your leverage in the game of life and maintain your lead in that game. Doesn't matter if you are a salesman, parent, a teenager, or just a regular Joe trying to get out of a jam, persuasive techniques are your best defense.
When you hear "FBI", you probably don't think the Friendly Bureau of Investigation. Well, you might be surprised to learn that during author Jack Schafer's twenty years working as an FBI behavioral analyst, he had to get people to like him. His role involved recruiting spies and getting confessions from perpetrators. His experience in behavioral analysis enabled him to read people simply by gaining a unique understanding of their human nature.
Communication expert Michael Sedler gives listeners practical strategies for identifying, counteracting, and responding graciously to gossip, criticism, and negative words. He shows listeners how to positively handle negative language, reconcile with those who have spoken harm to you, and build others up by speaking life-giving words, even when you don't want to. Our words can profoundly hurt - or heal. All of us can learn to build one another up - and stop words that hurt.
Better Vocabulary in 30 Minutes a Day offers a lively and entertaining method for adding a more impressive list of words to your everyday speech, and for learning how to use them effortlessly and accurately. Besides giving definitions, this invaluable guide also provides root meanings and elements of words so you can increase your vocabulary base by thousands of exciting new words and use them with aplomb in sentences.
The most successful women are often not the most talented, the most gifted, or even the most experienced. What these women have is a knack for communicating that opens doors and gives them influence. Gleaning from powerful research, best-selling author and life strategist Valorie Burton unearths practical insights you can put to work in your life immediately.
Do you find yourself wondering in the middle of a conversation what the other person really feels? And what about in situations where it falls to you to lead others? What does their facial expression and their body expression mean? Are they people you can trust, or do they secretly resent you? Imagine reading people like reading books.
Public speaking is a skill most people fear, dread, and actively avoid. Yet it is also one of the most invaluable skills a person can possess, in any field. This book is the culmination of a lifetime of work, research, and personal experience in public speaking. It covers preparation methods, vocal tonality, body language, common pitfalls, tips, tricks, and the ultimate psychology and methodology that goes into becoming an amazing public speaker.
At the root of all creative expression is a deep, inborn, and very human desire to be heard and understood. Ask yourself this simple question: why write at all? Once you've managed to answer this question for yourself, you'll have found something that will be incredibly valuable to your writing career, wherever it takes you: your purpose. Tapping into the deep roots of why you are compelled to write at all is a brilliant way to unlock your true motivations and your ultimate reason for writing.
Were you passed over for a promotion, or do you want to ensure that never happens? Are you sometimes unsure how to fit in and get along? The modern workplace is a stressful pressure cooker and a dangerous maze, and how you fare is determined not by your work - but by politics, your workplace conversation skills, and how to make yourself essential and likable.
Learn how to make high-quality speaking engagements and become a persuasive communicator. How will you feel when you see an increase in career opportunities, by becoming a better public speaker?
Having friends from different fields and locations can help you to get the support you need to survive in a volatile and unpredictable business environment. You need to create a strategy plan to convey your message to your target audience. Make plans for the long term and keep in touch with your network regularly. Remember to follow up on promises others make to you as well as promises you make to others.
In this social-media frenzied world every individual and company needs a CSO - a Chief Story Officer. People and companies today are losing their ability to connect with others in meaningful, authentic ways. Visit any shopping mall, college campus, or city park, and what do you see? People are focused on their smartphones. They are zombies walking around with their heads down, staring at their screens, bumping into other zombies, but never engaging in conversation.
For just a few dollars and under an hour, you can master the same influence skills Fortune 500 executives pay $2,000 for at seminars. How to Influence People and Win Over Anyone is based on 7 Secrets of Influence, the best-selling book and corporate seminar. It has now been condensed into a valuable, user-friendly audio program you can listen to in your home, office, or car.
Toastmaster's Secret is a complete guide to get the maximum leverage out of the Competent Communicator program. Based on experience of a committed toastmaster who has taken effort to create speeches as suggested by the manual, this step-by-step guide shows you how to craft speeches. It has explanation on selection of topics, delivery preparation, and much more.
You are on a mission for your team, you along only in a supporting role. Suddenly the team member who is supposed to give the key presentation is in an accident and can't make it in time. Your team leader gives you the job of preparing the speech and delivering it the next day. There is a problem, you haven't given a speech in years. You have to prepare and deliver it from scratch.
Social psychologist Robert Cialdini shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret doesn't lie in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered.
Does the very idea of speaking in front of a crowd of your peers cause your stomach to tighten? Are you terrified of winning an award because you'll have to give a speech afterwards? Does the very idea of talking in front of all of your friends cause you to feel faint? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, you're not alone!
Whether it's a one-on-one presentation, or a presentation before a group of any size, these humor gems (delivered correctly) will help to put any audience at ease, and will help you to close more sales and to get more of your important points across. Heck, you might even get a date!
The book takes you on a journey through the eyes of the author, Matt Kramer, a perfectionist who was once petrified of public speaking. You'll hear about his embarrassing speaking moments as well as the raw, internal thoughts that once crept into his mind time after time. Lastly, you'll know after listening to this book that there is hope for you - that public speaking is not just for the Tony Robbinses of the world. It's for anyone who dares to break through their self-imposed barriers.