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?"
"Wow Wow Wow!!!"
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.
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"
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.
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.
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"
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.
"Body language 101"
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.
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.
"great introduction to public speaking"
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 absolute treat for the heart and mind, these 24 lectures demonstrate how to master the art of storytelling, offering insight into the process of crafting and delivering a tale to enhancing the stories you tell everyday-to your children at bedtime, in your conversational anecdotes, and in your presentations at work. Teachers, lawyers, clergy, coaches, parents, and anyone who wants to understand the power of stories to capture hearts and minds will benefit from these lessons.
Don't let low social anxiety hold you back in life - overcome it fast with easy practical steps. Jennifer Alison's Social Anxiety is a much-praised international best seller, thanks to its practical and easy to implement advice. No medical jargon, just straightforward advice and steps to rid yourself of social anxiety and shyness forever.
"I learnt so much for this."
The fear of talking to people is very real and effects millions of people - but fortunately it is completely curable. Overcome it fast with easy practical steps. Feeling incapable of chatting to people is a horrific curse and one which can affect every part of your life. Don't let it ruin your life. Overcoming shyness, social anxiety, and low self-confidence fast. Get on with your life!
"Incredible book, life changing in fact"
Getting to Yes is a straightorward, universally applicable method for negotiating personal and professional disputes without getting taken - and without getting angry. It offers a concise, step-by-step, proven strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict - whether it involves parents and children, neighbors, bosses and employees, customers or corporations, tenants or diplomats.
"Good Negotiation Theory Explained"
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"
A must-listen resource for EVERYONE in sales and management. Learn to solve problems, the formula for success and failure and living well, how to have something good to say, how to take an interest in life and people, the four "ifs" that make life worthwhile, communication and how to say it well, and how to read your audience.
"Wonderful insights. Last resort section was my favourite!"
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.
Don't let low self-esteem rule your life - overcome it fast with easy practicable steps. Low self-esteem can affect every area of our lives. It can be a horrible curse to live with, but thankfully one that can be beaten. Dr. Jennifer Alison's Self-Esteem: Fast Proven Treatment for Recovery from Low Self-Esteem is a much-praised international best seller, thanks to its practical and easy-to-implement advice.
"Amazing book, loved it!"
Become a super communicator! This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to become skilled at conversation. Ever wondered why some people look like they own every conversation they have? Do you dream about becoming a more sociable and likable person that won't be shy of something so simple as approaching a stranger?
What is the single, key ingredient that can mean the difference between closing the sale and hearing your customer say "I'll think about it"? Getting a raise, or not getting a raise? Making people interested in listening to your ideas, or not caring what you have to say? You guessed it - persuasion!
Are you making full use of your powerful eyes? Eye contact could be your most powerful weapon to seduce, attract, and demand respect. If only you could achieve more with just your eyes. Imagine the confidence and attractiveness that you would have with just your eyes. This book will show you exactly, step by step, how you can attain powerful eye contacts even if do not believe that it is possible.
Your ability to speak confidently and persuasively is your most important asset. It helps you connect with people, share the ideas you're most passionate about, and realize your dreams. This updated guide provides easy-to-learn skills that will take your speeches and presentations to the next level, so you enjoy public speaking more and make everything you say more memorable.
Analyzing people will give you a distinct advantage in personal, social, and professional situations. Although most of us analyze each other on a subconscious level, there aren't many who take control of this ability and perfect it, so doing so will give you benefits that others are missing out on.
Most of us know someone who, for whatever reason, always seems to cause problems, irritate others, or incite conflict. Often, these people are a part of our daily lives. The truth is that these trouble makers haven't necessarily asked to be this way. Sometimes we need to learn new approaches to deal with people who are harder to get along with or love.
Launch your life coaching business in less time than you think!
Are you ready to improve your social and business skills, and earn a nice income in the process? If so, become a life coach! Life coaching will fill your life with meaning as you positively transform the lives of your clients. How many other opportunities can deliver both internal and external benefits? Invest in yourself, your clients and your bottom line!
Fear of interaction, contact or talking to other people is becoming more and more common nowadays. But social anxiety leads to avoiding people, which may only make things worse. Do not underestimate this mental disease. Finding solutions and this book is definitely a good start.
Get the best, In-depth knowledge to improve your communication skills. Ever feel like you are not being heard? Good communication makes the world go around, so it is high time you learned to do it properly. If you suffer from social anxiety and simply cannot find the will to talk to people, or if you simply feel like you are talking to a wall, this book is for you.
Being likeable has always been a powerful weapon. The more likeable you are, the more you feel good about yourself. And the more you feel good about yourself, the more you are able to change your world and get what you want. Reinvent Yourself is a book aimed at anyone who wants to take action in life, cast off bad habits, and become the person who is liked by the people that matter the most. The result? You will get exactly what you want! There is only one way to succeed, and that's by being the person everyone feels good around.
By utilising the latest thinking in health and behavioural economics, social psychology, neuroscience, management and social network analysis, Fully Connected will provide a blueprint for how to use social health to foster well-being and productivity. At every level, each person, department and organisation is struggling to find a way to navigate this challenging era; Fully Connected will be a blueprint for anyone looking to reclaim time, space and identity in our world.
Narcissists are all around us; they are our brothers, sisters, parents, relatives, friends, bosses, colleagues, and other people around us, but what's just annoying is the fact that they are too narrow-minded to think of anything else besides themselves. Do you have a narcissist in your life? Are you tired of his or her skewed way of thinking that makes you want to go as far away from them as possible? Are you looking for information on how to deal with them? Well, this book will teach you how to do just that.
If given the choice, most seniors prefer to live independently at home for life. This book, 6 Signs Your Parent Needs Help at Home, is written for adult children of seniors, whose parent lives independently but may be nearing a time when they need a little outside support to continue doing so. Knowing when and how to provide this support is vital in every family. This little book calls attention to the non-verbal clues your parent may be sending you.
Note - this is a book summary of Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler. Original book description: 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.
Many men tend to react to their partner's emotional outbursts or harsh comments because they don't understand why she feels so unsatisfied in their relationship. They become confused as to why the same behaviour that had their partner loving them one week has her completely turned off the next. Both parties are left feeling misunderstood, disrespected, and abandoned. This book helps men to navigate their way through the cycle of relationship stress and equips them with the essential skills that are required to respond and communicate.
Secrets most men will never know about women! And how you can use them to your advantage to meet the hottest women anywhere, anytime!
If you're reading this, I am assuming you're human. Or, at least you have enough capabilities to interpret human intentions. The point I am trying to make here is that even the mere act of reading something, such as this book or a note on the refrigerator, is a form of communication. Good communication skills will improve your relationship and will make you understand your partner better. They will open completely new opportunities for your career and even increase your sales dramatically.
Discover how to exactly master on how to connect, influence, attract, analyze, and read anyone using non-verbal communication.
In order to settle a dispute, arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators obviously have to know how to talk. However, as part of their job they are often called on to give speeches. These speeches can be to update interested parties on the status of discussions, it can be to peers to share best practices, etc. This type of talking is much different from the type of talking that we normally do and we can easily become overwhelmed as we try to figure out how to go about making a good speech. The good news is that this can be done.
Are you more intellectually inclined than socially inclined? That is okay. In fact, it is awesome. Nerds are actually very cool, and they are getting more and more recognition for their brilliance. So if you struggle with picking up women and you're a nerd, you may think that you will never be able to get a girl, and that being a nerd is the reason that you are alone. But that's not true! This book will transform your dating life into something amazing. Instead of being alone, you can find a great girl, maybe even a sapiosexual, someone who is turned on by intelligence.