Available for the first time in the United States, this international bestseller reveals the secrets of nonverbal communication to give you confidence and control in any face-to-face encounter–from making a great first impression and acing a job interview to finding the right partner.It is a scientific fact that people’s gestures give away their true intentions. Yet most of us don’t know how to read body language–and don’t realize how our own physical movements speak to others. Now the world’s foremost experts on the subject share their techniques for reading body language signals to achieve success in every area of life.Drawing upon more than thirty years in the field, as well as cutting-edge research from evolutionary biology, psychology, and medical technologies that demonstrate what happens in the brain, the authors examine each component of body language and give you the basic vocabulary to read attitudes and emotions through behavior. Discover:• How palms and handshakes are used to gain control• The most common gestures of liars• How the legs reveal what the mind wants to do• The most common male and female courtship gestures and signals• The secret signals of cigarettes, glasses, and makeup• The magic of smiles–including smiling advice for women• How to use nonverbal cues and signals to communicate more effectively and get the reactions you wantFilled with fascinating insights, humorous observations, and simple strategies that you can apply to any situation, this intriguing book will enrich your communication with and understanding of others–as well as yourself.From the Hardcover edition.
Published by: Bantam | Publication date: 11/12/2008Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 402 pages
He says that's his best offer. Is it? She says she agrees. Does she? The interview went great—or did it? He said he'd never do it again. But he did.Read this book and send your nonverbal intelligence soaring. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to "speed-read" people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You'll also learn how your body language can influence what your boss, family, friends, and strangers think of you. You will discover:
- The ancient survival instincts that drive body language
- Why the face is the least likely place to gauge a person's true feelings
- What thumbs, feet, and eyelids reveal about moods and motives
- The most powerful behaviors that reveal our confidence and true sentiments
- Simple nonverbals that instantly establish trust
- Simple nonverbals that instantly communicate authority
Published by: William Morrow Paperbacks | Publication date: 10/13/2009Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 273 pages
A guide for using body language to lead more effectively Aspiring and seasoned leaders have been trained to manage their leadership communication in many important ways. And yet, all their efforts to communicate effectively can be derailed by even the smallest nonverbal gestures such as the way they sit in a business meeting, or stand at the podium at a speaking engagement. In The Silent Language of Leaders, Goman explains that personal space, physical gestures, posture, facial expressions, and eye contact communicate louder than words and, thus, can be used strategically to help leaders manage, motivate, lead global teams, and communicate clearly in the digital age.
- Draws on compelling psychological and neuroscience research to show leaders how to adjust their body language for maximum effect.
- Stands out as the only book to address specifically how leaders can use body language to increase their effectiveness
- Goman, a respected management coach, is widely considered as the expert in body language issues in the workplace
Published by: Jossey-Bass | Publication date: 03/16/2011Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 289 pages
Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 TitleOne of The Economist's 2011 Books of the Year One of The Wall Street Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of the Year 20112013 Presidential Medal of Freedom RecipientKahneman's work with Amos Tversky is the subject of Michael Lewis's The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our MindsIn the international bestseller, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. The impact of overconfidence on corporate strategies, the difficulties of predicting what will make us happy in the future, the profound effect of cognitive biases on everything from playing the stock market to planning our next vacation—each of these can be understood only by knowing how the two systems shape our judgments and decisions.Engaging the reader in a lively conversation about how we think, Kahneman reveals where we can and cannot trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking. He offers practical and enlightening insights into how choices are made in both our business and our personal lives—and how we can use different techniques to guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble. Winner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and selected by The New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011, Thinking, Fast and Slow is destined to be a classic.
Published by: Farrar, Straus and Giroux | Publication date: 10/25/2011Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 528 pages
How to Analyze People: The Ultimate Guide to Human Psychology, Body Language, Personality Types and Ultimately Reading People
How to Analyze People Series Book #1Are you always struggling to understand what your boss is trying to say?Or WHY your girlfriend is so mad at you?Do you often find yourself in socially awkward situations not knowing how to respond?Don’t worry, we all wish we sometimes had the superpower to know exactly what the other person was thinking.AND WITH THIS SMART GUIDE, YOU CAN NOW ACTUALLY LEARN TO ANALYZE PEOPLE!People can be difficult to read and understand. Often, you might end up offending others when you don’t mean to, or making a situation worse by responding inappropriately, simply because you couldn’t understand what the other person was thinking at that moment.But don’t worry, this bookis here to help you overcome that struggle!Reading peopleis an art that lets you respondmuch better to people in any situation. No more awkward encounters and those less-than-appropriate responses!In this handy book, you will learn:
- The Benefitsof Analyzing People
- The Basics of Human Psychology
- How Childhood ExperiencesShape Personalities
- How to Analyze People Through the Choice of Words
- Tips on Reading and Understanding Body Language
- How to Determine Different Types of Personalities
- Lots of IllustrativeExamples
- ...and much more!
Publication date: 09/08/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 64 pages
In today's fast-paced world of competitive workplaces and turbulent economic conditions, each of us is searching for effective tools that can help us to manage, adapt, and strike out ahead of the pack.By now, emotional intelligence (EQ) needs little introduction—it’s no secret that EQ is critical to your success. But knowing what EQ is and knowing how to use it to improve your life are two very different things.Emotional Intelligence 2.0 delivers a step-by-step program for increasing your EQ via four, core EQ skills that enable you to achieve your fullest potential:1) Self-Awareness2) Self-Management3) Social Awareness4) Relationship ManagementEmotional Intelligence 2.0 is a book with a single purpose—increasing your EQ. Here’s what people are saying about it:“Emotional Intelligence 2.0 succinctly explains how to deal with emotions creatively and employ our intelligence in a beneficial way.”—The Dalai Lama“A fast read with compelling anecdotes and good context in which to understand and improve.”—Newsweek"Gives abundant, practical findings and insights with emphasis on how to develop EQ. Research shows convincingly that EQ is more important than IQ."--Stephen R. Covey, author, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People"This book can drastically change the way you think about success...read it twice."--Patrick Lencioni, author, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
Published by: TalentSmart | Publication date: 06/13/2009Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 246 pages
Three former CIA officers—among the world's foremost authorities on recognizing deceptive behavior—share their proven techniques for uncovering a lieImagine how different your life would be if you could tell whether someone was lying or telling you the truth. Be it hiring a new employee, investing in a financial interest, speaking with your child about drugs, confronting your significant other about suspected infidelity, or even dating someone new, having the ability to unmask a lie can have far-reaching and even life-altering consequences.As former CIA officers, Philip Houston, Michael Floyd, and Susan Carnicero are among the world's best at recognizing deceptive behavior. Spy the Lie chronicles the captivating story of how they used a methodology Houston developed to detect deception in the counterterrorism and criminal investigation realms, and shows how these techniques can be applied in our daily lives.Through fascinating anecdotes from their intelligence careers, the authors teach readers how to recognize deceptive behaviors, both verbal and nonverbal, that we all tend to display when we respond to questions untruthfully. For the first time, they share with the general public their methodology and their secrets to the art of asking questions that elicit the truth.Spy the Lie is a game-changer. You may never read another book that has a more dramatic impact on your career, your relationships, or your future.
Published by: St. Martin's Press | Publication date: 07/17/2012Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 274 pages
Body Language: The 7 Laws of Body Language: Communication Skills Teach How to Analyze People, Read People, Influence People and Develop Charisma (7 Laws, influence people, social skills)
Read People and Become a Charismatic Person!Get a special FREE Gift with Your Purchase of this Book – Order Now! Would you like to:
- Understand Non-Verbal Communication?
- Read Others’ Intentions Correctly?
- Develop a Magnetic Personality?
- and Influence Others?
- The 1st Law of Body Language: What Is Body Language, Anyway?
- The 2nd Law of Body Language: Take These Simple Steps for Reading People
- The 3rd Law of Body Language: Understand General Signals
- The 4th Law of Body Language: Avoid 4 Common People-Reading Mistakes
- The 5th Law of Body Language: Strengthen Your Mind/Body Connection
- The 6th Law of Body Language: Have a Positive Effect on Others
- The 7th Law of Body Language: Develop the Lost Art of Charisma with Body Language
- Interviews and Negotiations
- Professional Relationships
- Personal Friendships
- and Romantic Relationships
Publication date: 10/04/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 54 pages
The Language of the Body, originally published as Physical Dynamics ofCharacter Structure, brilliantly describes how personality is expressed inthe form and function of the body. The body is the key to understandingbehavior and working with the body is the key to psychological health.The Language of the Body outlines the foundations of character structure:schizoid, oral, masochistic, hysteric, and phallic narcissistic personalitytypes. Dr. Lowen examines the relationship between psychoanalytictheory and body therapy.
Published by: The Alexander Lowen Foundation | Publication date: 02/01/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 380 pages
The complete guide to mastering the art of effective body language Body Language For Dummies is your ideal guide to understanding other people, and helping them understand you. Body language is a critical component of good communication, and often conveys a bigger message than the words you say. This book teaches you how to interpret what people really mean by observing their posture, gestures, eye movements, and more, and holds up a mirror to give you a clear idea of how you're being interpreted yourself. This updated third edition includes new coverage of virtual meetings, multicultural outsourcing environments, devices, and boardroom behaviours for women, as well as insight into Harvard professor Amy Cuddy's research into how body language affects testosterone and cortisol, as published in the Harvard Business Review.. Body language is a fascinating topic that reveals how the human mind works. Image and presentation are crucial to successful communication, both in business and in your personal life. This book is your guide to decoding body language, and adjusting your own habits to improve your interactions with others.
- Become a better communicator without saying a word
- Make a better first (and second, and third...) impression
- Learn what other people's signals really mean
- Transform your personal and professional relationships
Published by: For Dummies | Publication date: 05/13/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 311 pages