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.
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"
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.
Conversation Tactics, Book 3 focuses on the subtle and nuanced tactics that will allow you to command any social situation. I'll shine a light onto the secrets of those that can own a room, always have a witty reply, and are never caught without just the right thing to say. I want this book to arm you with definitive tactics, maneuvers, and replies to whatever comes your way in a conversation.
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"
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"
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.
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.
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.
Reading body language is a gateway to understanding why people act the way they do. It's not just a matter of understanding their true emotions but also of identifying their true motivation. In The Art of Body Talk, the authors share their highly successful READ (Review, Evaluate, Analyze, Decide) system of understanding body language.
This program explains the concepts of Davis Dyslexia Correction® for people who would rather listen than read. At the age of 38, Ronald D. Davis made a discovery about a perception that enabled him to read a book cover to cover - for the first time. The methods he developed have helped thousands of children and adults around the world to overcome reading, writing, study, and attention problems.
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."
The highly anticipated follow-up to the sensational bestseller Quiet - empowering introverted children, teens and young adults. Susan Cain sparked a worldwide conversation with Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking. She inspired millions of people and permanently changed the way we see introverts - and the way introverts see themselves. Now she takes the quiet revolution to a younger audience.
Do you want to resolve conflict peacefully without creating awkward tension? To stand up for yourself, set boundaries, and never feel disrespected? What if you could have those tough personal and professional conversations with less stress...and more success? Prevent avoidance and fear from dictating your decisions.
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.
Word power in one week! You may have wondered: How do I grab the best words to convey precisely my thoughts? Let's go and get this mini-game started!
This is both an assessment tool and an aid to probe into your dog's brain to see whether they may suffer from a cognitive impairment. This also provides some potential modifications surrounding how you can aid your canine companion.
From emperors to businessmen, all have taken a look at what it means to be influential. This is a great place to start learning mannerisms, word choices, and the type of persuasion that will help you to make better use of the six traits of influence. Never forget that everybody has something they can do to get them on your side. This book will provide insight into working better with colleagues, tips on conversation and social interaction, cues that those around you will respond to like paid actors.
If you are looking to better your conversation skills, or are trying to break out of your introverted shell, this is the book for you. With 10 amazing tips ranging from how to approach people to how to end a conversation, you will find yourself ready to talk to people in no time. Not only will you make an incredible first impression on your lady, your man, your boss, your friends, but even on strangers. You will also be rewarded with the skills of a lasting relationship with them.
Designed for those who live with, work with or want to understand more about dogs, the Canine Communication Course aims to further strengthen the bond between humans and dogs through improved mutual understanding and better communication. To understand how dogs communicate, you need first to put yourself in their shoes/paws.
Do you have someone in your life that knows more and knows better? Do the rules apply to everyone else, but not them? Do they think they are special and more important than everyone else? Do they take your concerns as criticism. They can be critical of others, but they hate to be criticized in any way? Do they blame other people when they are angry, upset or act inappropriately? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you may be dealing with a narcissist. Learn how to get the upper hand!
What if you could finally know what to say in any situation and conquer your fear of talking to others? Imagine having the two best books to help guide you along the way to becoming a better version of yourself. Best-selling author and self-help strategist Michael Wakefield details the steps and strategies that you can take in order to become more comfortable talking to others, and how the strategies outlined in these two books will allow you to make progress in becoming more comfortable around others.
Social skills curriculum that includes the titles Social Skills for Those in Need, How to Read People & Meditation & Affirmation.
"In today's environment of overstimulation, sometimes the most challenging task is simply to capture someone's attention. Whether you are seeking a job or even a first date, creating a compelling first interaction with someone is deceptively difficult. The New Elevator Pitch is a critical resource to help you create breakthrough communications when it matters the most." -Carol Roth, recovering investment banker and New York Times best-selling author of The Entrepreneur Equation
Play dumb. Be boring. Don't solve problems. And above all, don't be yourself. Not exactly what you'd expect to hear from a communication expert, but these counterintuitive strategies are precisely what we need to interact productively and meaningfully in today's digital world.
Every day, we encounter situations to negotiate, whether at work with your boss or at home with your spouse and children. When we make big life purchases like a home or car, these are also situations where negotiation skills can be useful. When you talk to your kids to negotiate home matters, it pays to use your negotiation skills so that they get a head start into paradigms such as win-win philosophy and fairness. Therefore this is a skill worth learning well.
When you download this book you will be on your way to become the master of communication. Buy it today!
The world is mired in conflict, in fact just about everywhere you go, you can see conflict happen. Conflict is in the news, it's on the Internet, we can't even get away from it at home. Yet when it comes to conflict, how many of us seriously know how to handle it? Well, with the help of How to Outmaneuver and Outsmart Anyone, you can learn how to handle your own when it comes to dealing with conflict.
Lean communication is crucial to getting ahead in business. We live in a world where the average attention span continues to fall. Presenting information in a brief, concise, and clear manner is becoming more and more important to ensure our message has been received.
We need to keep in mind the fact that we are never creating a generic speech. Instead, we're creating a specific speech for a specific audience. What this means is that we need to customize our speech to our audience. Our ultimate goal is to be able to create a speech that is so good that we are able to cast a spell over our audience.
Are you an introvert? Do you feel your personality is holding you back professionally and socially? It is estimated that close to 50 percent of the US population are introverts. Introverts tend to avoid the spotlight and prefer to listen than talk. They are often mislabeled as shy or having low self-esteem. In this book, we will look at the personality traits of introverts, and discuss the differences between introverts and extroverts.
Sticks and Stones is a book written to awaken the innate ability within you to speak your future into fruition. Look around...everything you see exists because someone had the tenacity to announce their goal in the face of fear, lack and adversity. Stop focusing on lack...and start focusing on what you are saying. Your words are directly affecting your relationships, resources, and ultimately your results. Sticks and Stones will teach you how to intentionally target your words.
I was assigned a speech to give. I thought I had prepared enough. I did everything I needed to be ready. I had spoken in public before, so I thought "this will be a piece of cake". Before getting on stage, my heart started racing. I got extremely nervous as I grabbed the microphone. I tried to make a joke, and it was not funny at all. I began speaking, and I quickly ran out of words, I had nothing to say within two minutes. My notes were horrible, I hadn't eaten all day, and I was so off-topic. I got off the stage saying "that's all I have".
The Mindful Living series is a new series of short mindfulness books dedicated to enhancing three important areas of our lives: work, relationships and parenting. Best-selling author and mindfulness guru Oli Doyle shows that all the key domains of life provide great opportunities to practice mindfulness and discover peace of mind. In Mindfulness at Work, Oli guides the listener through a six-week guide to show that even with demanding bosses and stressful environments, we actually can be happy at work.