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How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less Audiobook

How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less

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Publisher's Summary

Whether interviewing, selling, networking, or leading a team, brainstorming with the boss or delivering a presentation, success in business depends on connecting with other people. Nicholas Boothman, the best-selling author who consults with Fortune 500 companies, now brings his system of forging instant relationships to the world of business. Beginning with the simplest of tools (face, body, attitude, and voice) he shows how to make a dazzling first impression. And then, for when those first 90 seconds are up, how to master the people-to-people skills that are essential to self-confident, effective, ongoing communication.

©2002 Nicholas Boothman; (P)2002 Listen & Live Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Boothman enthusiastically shares strategies for establishing rapport, building interpersonal relationships, gaining a competitive edge, and making favorable impressions." (Booklist)
"Nicholas Boothman offers practical inspirational advice like a modern Dale Carnegie." (The Economist)
"Boothman is a vibrant speaker with a fine wit that maintains the listener's attention by way of effective person-to-person scenarios that correspond to average daily encounters." (AudioFile)

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  • Anita
    Elkins Park, PA, USA
    02/11/04
    Overall
    "Based on sound scienfic principles in psychology"

    Listened to the book twice so far. Author is entertaining, informative and based on sound psychological principles.
    I am a psychologist and developed some of these skills taught by leading professors at my University. Highly recommend this book.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Tim
    Keller, TX, USA
    13/07/05
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    "Good choice for establishing rapport"

    NLP is the basis of this book. Those who know NLP will likely know what to expect from this book. Those who don't should take a peak. NLP takes the stance that non-verbal communication such as, body language, drives people closer or further away during the early stages of the conversation. By understanding how our non-verbal communication affects those around us, we can learn to establish trust and rapport with other people. Like any self help book, you will likely have to change your current attitude toward communication to get real results from this book.

    Overall the book is well done. The author has a pleasant voice, and uses numerous stories to illustrate his examples. I would have liked more outline, structure and summaries to emphasize key points. I find it difficult to get every detail out of a story, especially an audio story. Several times, the author would end a segment by reminding the listener to review the steps in their head. But he would not do so on the audio program. The audio format makes this review difficult since it requires rewinding and re-listening to the program segment. Again, I would recommend this book to anyone desiring better connections skills.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Daniel
    Ithaca, NY, USA
    05/09/04
    Overall
    "Great Book!"

    I thought that this book was great and had a lot of useful information. It takes a while to digest and I have had to go back to it again, but I think that if you are looking for some instruction on how to make yourself into someone who can connect with and interact with just about anybody, this book will be a big help.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Andy
    Chantilly, VA, USA
    02/02/06
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    "Surprisingly Good"

    I was skeptical about this book from the start, but it was surprisingly good! It covered basics of NLP and using your body language to make friends out of your business associates, which in turn makes you more money!

    If I were pressed to state a negative, it would be that he doesn't cover the examples well enough. He mentions briefly that "looking up and to the right or left is a trait of..." But that's not enough info to use it in everyday life.

    But all in all, I was surprisingly impressed with this excellent book!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Guido-San
    Everywhere
    09/07/04
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    "Great! Great! Great! (Read it to understand)"

    I listened to this book at least 6 times, and learnt something new each time. This stuff should be taught in school. Try it. It works.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • shelley fertitta
    24/07/16
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    "Repeat listening"

    Excellent. Will continue to listen to over and over again and take notes. Great resource

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Myles
    15/02/16
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    "Great book."

    Saw him speak in person as well. Thats what gave me the drive to listen to this book. He's very engaging and certainly practices what he preaches.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Tropikal Pijin
    Destin FL
    29/06/15
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    "Great intro to intermediate lessons on connecting"

    Nick Buthmann does an amazing job of delivering practical solid advice on how to effectively communicate in business, as well as how to get people to like you. This kind of training should be primary for anybody going into sales, or customer service.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Andrew T. Carr
    Chicago, IL
    26/01/15
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    "Good information Provided"

    I found the information and stories shared very useful in my quest to become a better connector. I recommend this Kateria.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • holly
    BAYVILLE, NJ, United States
    11/02/12
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    "GREAT!!! GREAT!!!! GREAT!!!"
    What about Nicholas Boothman’s performance did you like?

    The performance was excellent - engaging - entertaining. WONDERFUL!!!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, I could have listened to the entire book in one sitting. Very educational and very entertaining.


    Any additional comments?

    Read this book. It is very, very good. The ideas here are valuable and exceedingly well presented. The reader is engaging and entertaining. The lessons in the book are easy and applicable. This was a really great book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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