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 want Filled 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.
Published by Bantam on 11/12/2008
Book details: 400 pages.
A command over body language has become an important skill in today's world. It is the X-factor that completes the personalities of executives, entertainers, politicians, celebrities, and many more. After the thumping success of the previous edition of Body Language: A Guide for Professionals, SAGE has come out with this exciting third edition. Since the last edition of this book more than a decade ago, Internet and media have brought renewed interest to non-verbal communication, particularly to body language. The author has painstakingly combed through the existing text and has extensively researched online resources to add new insights to this edition, making it a cutting-edge reference on the subject. Some of the significant new features of this edition are: - Latest developments in the field of non-verbal communication - Extra details that add greater depth, clarity and comprehensiveness to the text - Modern-day observations of human behaviour and body-talk - Coverage of typical Indian gestures where relevant - A new section on 'Body Language in Sleep' - Additional practical tips and suggestions The reader is also challenged with tests and practice sessions that help develop special skills to interpret body language. With its various improvements, this edition presents a systematic, in-depth, and comprehensive approach to body language.
Published by SAGE Publishing India on 11/19/2012
Book details: 268 pages.
Nationally renowned body language expert Tonya Reiman illuminates what until now has been a gray area in interpersonal communication: harnessing the power of your nonverbal cues to get what you want out of every aspect of life, from professional encounters to personal relationships. Unlike other books on this fascinating topic, The Power of Body Language is your practical, personal playbook for getting what you desire from others -- and zoning in on what others are saying to you without words. Once you know the hidden meaning behind specific gestures, facial cues, stances, and body movements, you will possess a sixth sense that can be a life-changing, career-saving, trouble-shooting skill you will never leave home without! Learn how to: Take control of your own secret signals Gain trust -- and detect untrustworthiness Ace a job interview Shake hands (the right way) Make a dazzling first impression Exude confidence -- even when you're not feeling it Recognize if someone is lying Understand why men and women "speak" a different language Read a face to know a person's inner emotional state...and much more. In an insightful and engaging narrative, Tonya Reiman analyzes all of the components of body language -- the languages of the face, the body, space and touch, and sound. She shows you how to become a Master Communicator with The Reiman Rapport Method, a surefire system for building an instant connection with anyone, in any situation. And she shares the experiences of her clients, from executives to politicians to relationship seekers: Learn from Cindy, a confident and ambitious manager who turned her career around by altering the subconscious messages she was sending her male colleagues...and Peter, the wedding DJ whose client list blossomed as soon as he practiced the art of social smiling! Peppered with photos and fun facts, The Power of Body Language is as entertaining as it is instructive. Get the power to send and receive the messages you want -- and never be left in the dark again.
Published by Simon and Schuster on 03/01/2008
Book details: 320 pages.
Read People Like a Book--7 ESSENTIAL SKILLS for getting exactly what you want The most important 90% of communication is nonverbal. It's silent--but not hidden. It's instinctual--but you can control it. This book shows you how. You'll learn how to: * Read the nonverbal signs that tell you exactly what people are thinking, feeling, and planning. * Control your own nonverbal communication so you deliver the right message and get the right results. * Decipher gestures and read minds. * Stop sending signals that undercut your words. * Communicate more successfully with friends, family, colleagues, customers, strangers...everyone! Are you trustworthy? Likable? Interesting? Are you the right person to hire? To buy from? People start judging you the instant they meet you--and they never stop. You do the same for them. Based on what? Not just words: 90% of the information people present about themselves is nonverbal. Body Language is about understanding that 90%--and making the most of it. It's about learning to consciously read the silent messages other people are sending...so you know what they're really feeling, thinking, and intending to do. It's about learning to control your own body language so that you communicate more powerfully and successfully with everyone in your life. Need an edge? Ever worry that you're not getting your message across? Then these are the most important communication skills you will ever learn. * Recognize lies, fears, and how people are responding to you Sharpen your intuitions and perceptions and use them to communicate more effectively * Overcome bad body language habits that convey the wrong impression Stop making the innocent mistakes that turn people off * Read people through "context, congruence, and clusters" Use body language together with everything else you know, hear, and see * Gain the charisma that comes with effective listening People want to be heard--learn how to give them what they want
Published by FT Press on 01/16/2019
Book details: 244 pages.
Body Language helps you to understand the unconscious body movements and postures that provide intimate keys to what a person is really thinking and the secrets of their true inner selves. You will learn how to read the angle of shoulders, the tilt of a head, or the tap of a foot, in order to discern whether an individual is angry, frightened, or cheerful. You will be able to use Body Language to discover the most—and least—important person in any group by the way others position themselves. The body is not able to lie, for it sends subtle signals to those who know how to read them. Body Language will even show you how to do it without others knowing you are observing them. Body Language was a huge best seller when first published and has remained in print ever since. It has been thoroughly updated and revised especially for this ebook edition.
Published by Open Road Media on 04/01/2014
Book details: 183 pages.
Body language matters. From getting a job to getting a pay rise, and from closing a deal to managing the people around you, it makes a big difference. Robert Phipps, one of the world's leading body language experts shows you how to make it work for you. Busting some of the biggest body language myths, Phipps shows how to read other people's body language and to use yours to succeed in business and life. Loaded with practical tips, this book covers everything you ever need to know about body language, in a variety of business situations: Greetings Meetings Partings Presentations Negotiations Motivation Deception Managing Interviewing Disciplining
Published by John Wiley & Sons on 01/17/2012
Book details: 238 pages.
Body Language at Work will transform your ability to interpret critical gestures and tell-tale expressions in yourself as well as others. Adrian Furnham, Professor of psychology, writer and broadcaster dispels the claims and common misconceptions surrounding body talk to reveal the true significance of this fascinating yet powerful form of communication. He covers: - how we betray attitudes, emotions and personality in non-verbal ways - what body language can and can't communicate - the nature and meaning of signals - eye gaze, facial expression, gesture, posture, touch - what our clothes, jewellery and even choice of deodorant say about us - how far we can expose the artful dodger, the office phoney and the interview fake.
Published by CIPD Publishing on 01/16/1999
Book details: 82 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 John Wiley & Sons on 06/10/2016
Book details: 208 pages.
Clarifies the misconceptions around the topic of body language while providing a new approach to understanding non-verbal communication in the workplace
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on 05/13/2010
Book details: 217 pages.
An important interdisciplinary study, that establishes a general theory that accounts for the varieties of body language encountered in literary narrative, based on a general history of the phenomenon in the English language.
Published by University of Toronto Press on 01/16/1997
Book details: 329 pages.