Verbal Judo is the martial art of the mind and mouth that can show you how to be better prepared in every verbal encounter. Listen and speak more effectively, engage people through empathy (the most powerful word in the English language), avoid the most common conversational disasters, and use proven strategies that allow you to successfully communicate your point of view and take the upper hand in most disputes.Verbal Judo offers a creative look at conflict that will help you defuse confrontations and generate cooperation from your spouse, your boss, and even your teenager. As the author says, "when you react, the event controls you. When you respond, you’re in control."This new edition features a fresh new cover and a foreword demonstrating the legacy of Verbal Judo founder and author George Thompson, as well as a never-before-published final chapter presenting Thompson’s "Five Universal Truths" of human interaction.
Published by: William Morrow Paperbacks | Publication date: 12/17/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 228 pages
Winning Body Language: Control the Conversation, Command Attention, and Convey the Right Message without Saying a Word
The Unique System of Nonverbal Skills Used by the Most Effective Leaders in Business Today CONTROL THE CONVERSATION, COMMAND ATTENTION, AND CONVEY THE RIGHT MESSAGE--WITHOUT SAYING A WORD Whether you're presenting an idea, delivering a speech, managing a team, or negotiating a deal, your body language plays a key role in your overall success. This ingenious step-by-step guide, written by an elite trainer of Fortune 50 CEOs and G8 world leaders, unlocks the secrets of nonverbal communication--using a proven system of universal techniques that can give you the ultimate professional advantage. Learn easily how to:
- Successfully master the visual TruthPlane around you to win trust now.
- Gesture in a way that gains everyone’s attention— even before you speak.
- Appeal to others' deep psychological needs for immediate rapport and influence.
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education | Publication date: 04/09/2010Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 257 pages
Not Nice: Stop People Pleasing, Staying Silent, & Feeling Guilty... And Start Speaking Up, Saying No, Asking Boldly, And Unapologetically Being Yourself
Are You Too Nice?If you find it hard to be assertive, directly ask for what you want, or say "no" to others, then you just might be suffering from too much niceness.In this controversial book, world-renowned confidence expert, Dr. Aziz Gazipura, takes an incisive look at the concept of nice. Through his typical style, Dr. Aziz uses engaging stories, humor, and disarming vulnerability to cut through the nice conditioning and liberate the most bold, expressive, authentic version of you. You'll discover how to:=> Easily say "no" when you want to and need to.=> Confidently and effectively ask for what you want.=> Speak up more freely in all your relationships.=> Eliminate feelings of guilt, anxiety, and worry about what others will think.
Publication date: 10/25/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 506 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
What does your body language say about you? From strangers on the street, to your closest friends and family – even if you're not speaking, you're saying a lot with your body. Body Language explores the way we use our bodies to communicate, the way we hold ourselves, the way we sit, stand, and point our hands, feet and eyes can all reveal how we are feeling in any given situation. This book explores the body language we use in a wide-range of business and personal-life scenarios, from delivering a presentation at work to how you should act on a first date! Packed with images to clearly demonstrate each of the scenarios discussed, Body Language will help you understand the way others around you choose to communicate and also what you are saying with your own body. These valuable skills will improve your day to day communication, helping you to judge situations and understand how others around you are feeling. Use Body Language to:
- Harness the power of your own body language
- Communicate confidently to all of those around you
- Dip in and out of useful scenarios to find the best advice for you
- Understand people's hidden emotions and learn what you are hiding yourself
- Tackle those important life events, such as interviews, first dates, important meetings and more!
Published by: Capstone | Publication date: 06/10/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 209 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, 281 pages
Psychopath Free (Expanded Edition): Recovering from Emotionally Abusive Relationships With Narcissists, Sociopaths, and Other Toxic People
A significantly expanded edition of Psychopath Free—containing new chapters, updated content, and real survivor experiences—that will help you recover from emotionally abusive relationships with narcissists, sociopaths, and other toxic people.Have you ever been in a relationship with a psychopath? Chances are, even if you did, you would never know it. Psychopaths are cunning charmers and master manipulators, to the point where you start to accept the most extreme behaviors as normal...Even if it hurts you. All around us, every single day, human beings devoid of empathy are wreaking havoc and destroying lives in the coldest, most heartless ways imaginable. In constant pursuit of money, sex, influence, or simple entertainment, psychopaths will do whatever it takes to gain power over others. They hide behind a veil of normalcy, arranging their friends and partners like pawns in a game of chess. Using false praise and flattery to get what they want, they can lure any unsuspecting target into a relationship. Once hooked, their charming promises spin into mind games and psychological torture. Victims are left devastated and confused, unable to recognize—or even put into words—the nightmare that just took place. Written from the heart, Psychopath Free is the first guide for survivors written by a survivor, offering hope for healing and thriving after psychopathic abuse. Say goodbye to the chaos, self-doubt, and victimization. You are free.
Published by: Berkley | Publication date: 09/01/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 306 pages
Sally Hogshead believes the greatest value you can add is to become more of yourself.Hogshead rose to the top of the advertising profession in her early 20s, writing ads that fascinated millions of consumers. Over the course of her ad career, Sally won hundreds of awards for creativity, copywriting, and branding, and was one of the most awarded advertising copywriters right from start of career, including almost every major international advertising award.She frequently appears in national media including NBC's Today Show and the New York Times. Hogshead was recently inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame, the industry's highest award for professional excellence. Her advertising work hangs in the Smithsonian Museum of American History.The science of fascination is based on Hogshead's decade of research with 250,000 participants, including dozens of Fortune 500 teams, hundreds of small businesses, and over a thousand C-level executives.
Published by: HarperBusiness | Publication date: 07/01/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 453 pages
THE BESTSELLING CLASSIC ON 'FLOW' – THE KEY TO UNLOCKING MEANING, CREATIVITY, PEAK PERFORMANCE, AND TRUE HAPPINESSLegendary psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's famous investigations of "optimal experience" have revealed that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow. During flow, people typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life. In this new edition of his groundbreaking classic work, Csikszentmihalyi ("the leading researcher into ‘flow states’" —Newsweek) demonstrates the ways this positive state can be controlled, not just left to chance. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness, unlock our potential, and greatly improve the quality of our lives."Explores a happy state of mind called flow, the feeling of complete engagement in a creative or playful activity." —Time
Published by: HarperCollins e-books | Publication date: 08/18/2008Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 322 pages
Make Women Chase You: How to Attract Women, Talk to Girls, Start Conversations, Flirt, Text, Have Seductive Body Language and more…
This is the definitive course to take if you want to fill your life with hot women. It’s much more than a book. It’s a course. Let me explain.Here’s what happens with most books. You read them. You say: “yeah that sounds great.” And then what happens? Nothing. Because most books tell you stuff that sounds great, but they almost never tell you how to actually implement it. That’s where Make Women Chase You is different. This course is literally a 25-day road-map to a life filled with hot girls. Let me say that again: It’s a road-map. Just follow the steps. In this course you will be shown everything you need to know to approach women, make sexually attractive conversation, escalate through kino (i.e. the right way to touch her) and close.You will be shown how to do this with 25 fully laid-out cold approaches. These are completely spelled out with what to do, what the goal is, and what skills to practice from the book. You are literally spoon-fed how to take PUA skills, actually apply them in real life, and get girls. There’s nothing to figure out. Just do exactly what the road-map says. Conversation is heavily emphasized in this course. This includes complete conversation examples, fully written out so you can see how the techniques work. And by the way, these aren’t examples where the girl just plays along like in most books. In these examples, she’s challenging, just like she’s going to be in real life. The techniques show you exactly how to handle it. After practicing these conversation skills, you will be fully confident starting a conversation with random girls and most importantly – never running out of things to say. This course teaches Endless Conversation.The section on kino is also meticulously laid out. Every progressive touch is explained and then incorporated into a conversation example, so you can really picture what’s going on. There has never been a course quite like this. This is the cutting edge of how you get hot women in 2019.
Published by: BrandFarmer LLC | Publication date: 08/17/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 331 pages