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!
"worth the listen"
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?"
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."
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"
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.
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.
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"
Learn conversational agility to think quickly on your feet, be incredibly smooth, funny, and clever - all at once. Goodbye awkward silences! No matter where you lie on the spectrum of awkward to engaging, witty banter is always the end goal - and it should be. Witty banter, and all the steps that lead to it, allows you to disarm and connect with anyone, immediately exit boring small talk mode, and instantly build rapport.
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!"
Are you held back by shyness? Do many things seem out of reach due to social anxiety? Many people have settled into thinking this is just how life is... "This is just the way I am." However, nothing could be further from the truth. In this inspiring, breakthrough book, Dr. Aziz guides you along the path out of social anxiety and into greater confidence in yourself. You will discover what is keeping you stuck in shyness and learn exactly what to do in order to break free. After suffering from social anxiety himself for many years, Dr. Aziz became determined to find a way to social freedom. His deep understanding if what creates the social fears, shyness, and limitations, displays just how much he gets what it feels like to be shy.
"An excellent book that opened my eyes"
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.
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."
Renowned psychologist and best-selling author of The Dance of Anger sheds new light on the two most important words in the English language - I'm sorry - and offers a unique perspective on the challenge of healing broken connections and restoring trust.
Imagine having the confidence and courage to go after your goals: a successful career; a rewarding relationship; a richer, fuller life. If you can dream it, you can do it - using the scientific methods of neurolinguistic programming (NLP). Through NLP, author Kent Sayre transformed himself from a painfully shy introvert into one of the nation's most dynamic NLP trainers. He's taught thousands how to break out of their shells and go after their dreams.
You’ve got a business colleague who’s hostile...a client who’s furious...a staffer who’s deeply cynical—how do you get people to do what you want in tough situations like these? In Just Listen, veteran psychiatrist and business coach Mark Goulston reveals the secret to how to get through to anyone, even when productive communication seems impossible.“Here's the challenge,” Mark says.
"Should be titled "How to get along with people""
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"
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.
Please note: This is a review and summary of Emotional Intelligence 2.0, not the original book. Improve your emotional intelligence the easy way! Emotional Intelligence 2.0, The Cheat Sheet is a quick, easy-to-use reference tool that captures the principles found in Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and distills them down to a format that makes the content easy to quickly digest and absorb. Please note that this summary is intended to be used as a supplement to Emotional Intelligence 2.0, rather than as a replacement.
"great summary, to the point and very concise."
From two leaders in executive education at Harvard Business School, here are the mental habits and proven strategies you need to achieve outstanding results in any negotiation.
Want others to be naturally impressed with you? How about skyrocketing your confidence in any social setting? Improve your people skills and get what you really want from life! In Brian Cagneey's The 7 Laws of Communication: The Secrets of Being Comfortable, Confident and Unforgettable with Anyone and The 7 Laws of Confidence: Feel Unstoppable, Destroy Doubt, and Accomplish Your Biggest Goals, you'll learn the essential people skills of social interaction.
Laugh Tactics is full of strategies that dissect, break down, and analyze all of the types of humor that you'll encounter in daily conversation - stuff you can really use with people you talk to. We're not all trying to become standup comedians, and this isn't a book about ha-ha jokes with setups and punch lines. Learn to simply make a better impression on people, put them at ease, charm them, and make them smile with you.
This book is for those who want to learn to become better communicators. If you are naturally introverted, scared of public speaking, find yourself arguing with team members or family members, or you just want to master the art of getting your ideas across or find your "voice", then this book is for you.
The biggest fear of people living in the western world today is stated to be public speaking. The second most common fear is death! This means that many people are more afraid of standing up and speaking to group than they are of dying! Crazy right? The fear of speaking in public can feel very real and for many absolutely paralyzing. So, what if I told you that most of the people I have worked with have gone on to enjoy public speaking?
A dialogue about how not to write.
A good idea not shared or understood by others is a shame. A brilliant idea not shared and understood is a tragedy. Public speaking is so much more than the courage to stand in front of a group and talk. For a presentation to be powerful, it must have the right amount of content, organized in a memorable way for both speaker and audience, delivered with power, warmth, and charisma, and it must be spoken in the language of the audience.
Are you being brainwashed? Who uses mind control? Find Out Now! Are you being controlled? Do you want to learn how to use mind control? Learn how to control others with your mind! Learn the process and techniques of mind control used by the experts. Mind control is serious business - don't miss this chance to learn the tricks of the trade. Protect yourself and get ahead!
What hidden skill links successful people in all walks of life? What helps them make smart decisions? The answer is surprisingly simple: They know how to ask the right questions at the right time. Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways of doing things. But few of us know how to question in a methodical way. Emmy-award-winning journalist and media expert Frank Sesno aims to change that with Ask More.
Women are steadily showing up in powerful positions, and better communication and public speaking give women the ability to develop their full potential, seize every opportunity, and realize their aspirations. Whether pitching for new business, delivering a talk at a conference, raising money for a non-profit, or communicating one-on-one with coworkers, women can become effective, powerful communicators when they learn to speak with authenticity and confidence.
Imagine what it would be like to be able to influence people. Not just to have them tolerate your ideas, but be really moved by them. What would it be like if you could easily get people on your side? What if you could turn every conflict in your favor, and easily get people to agree with you? Just think what this would mean for your career, your work, and your relationships.
Become a person that people naturally follow without you having to boss others around! What if you could unlock your leadership potential to become a person of influence and gain more recognition and respect in both your personal and professional life? Best-selling author and management consultant David Barron presents leading-edge techniques and scientifically-backed research that will allow you to lead others in both your professional and personal life. By following the techniques and strategies outlined in this book, you will gain more influence.
Public speaking is a true art and one that takes a lot of time and effort, in order to master. A wise person once said that all great speakers were bad at first, which clearly suggests that experience equals improvement. Starting when we are young, we are taught to communicate and engage in social interaction, voicing our own opinions regarding this subject.
Public speaking is a process of telling stories to get a message across - if we think of it this way, then we only need to work on getting better at telling stories. We tell stories every day. We tell them to our friends, to our families, to our colleagues. We even tell them to strangers on the plane. If we learn to share our stories well, then people will have a positive association. As salespeople, we can link stories to our key points.
If you want to be a successful person, then being influential and persuasive is something that you ought to develop. Both these traits will allow you to affect the actions, opinions and ideas of others. This makes them not only valuable managerial skills, but also extremely useful in highly collaborative organizations.
Can you recognize a liar? Do you know how to communicate your true feelings? What are hiding? What are you revealing about yourself that you think you're hiding? Body language isn't always as obvious and expressive as the cover of this book reveals. Most of our body language is subtle and expressed in micro expressions.
Human communication is far more complex than we can imagine, with the majority of the information being transmitted through non-verbal signals. Unfortunately, not many of us are perceptive and we often fail to pick up on these signals, which affects the entire value of the respective interaction. It is true that it takes time to master the art of nonverbal communication and we are more than pleased to present a book that can help you in such pursuits.
Every time we open our mouths, we have an effect on ourselves and the way others perceive us. The ability to speak clearly and confidently can make or break a presentation, an important meeting, or even a first date. Now, with the advent of Skype, YouTube, podcasting, Vine, and any number of reality talent competitions, your vocal presence has never been more necessary for success or more central to achieving your dreams.
The Charisma Code is a three-step communication tool to help you say goodbye to miscommunication while saying hello to rewarding relationships at work and at home. As Marianne Williamson, author of A Return to Love, says, "The Charisma Code unlocks some best-kept secrets regarding living and leading from a power within us all."