Do you want to become more charming and likable - instantly? Or just make sure you can defend yourself verbally, and not be a doormat?
Do you lose arguments, find yourself speechless, or get taken advantage of by others? Or do you just want to build meaningful connections and friendships quickly?
Sounds like you need to learn as many conversation tactics as possible! In this book you'll learn 18 powerful techniques that can be used for everything under the sun - charming people, befriending strangers, increased charisma, and even arguing effectively.
You can never underestimate the power of a simple conversation.
It can be the start of something beautiful, or it can potentially ruin your day. These 18 techniques, learned from years of coaching social skills and conversations, will ensure better conversations and fewer arguments.
In addition to incredibly shrewd and nuanced insights to make conversation flow, you'll learn how win arguments and diffuse dirty tricks.
Also the following insights:
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"Narrator is irritating"
Interesting but not really mind blowing. One thing I hated is the narrators voice and the way he speaks, it is so irritating, it's like he's trying to sound so cool and laid back but it was just distracting.
"Nailed... My innate?? "
He did a really great job at laying down what he had. Thing is, I already knew and do much of this book like I breathe.
Also it sits on the verge of my personal morals. He says it's not manipulation, yet I can only support that if when you follow his guidelines that you reeaaalllyy ARE interested. Otherwise.... It's manipulation.
Liked it. Just didn't learn anything new.
I admit there were some good points made, but "Interrupting as a conversation tactic" was ridiculous. Respect the other's person thought process over endearing yourself, selfishly, to them by interrupting to agree. :D :D :D Seriously had me LOL
The most interesting aspect was that someone with such a shallow approach to conversation would feel so strongly impelled to share it as "the" right approach.
"Tips for sociopaths"
This was OK but the underlying agenda and liberal overtones really diminished any lessons that I should have received from this book.
"Introduction to Conversation"
This is a book for people who have only recently begun speaking with other humans. The scientist or med student who looked up from their books to notice humanoid life forms passing close to them and decided to attempt communication. Not a bad thing but if you have any facility talking with people you won't learn much here.
"Political and terrible!!"
If the author gave credible information that was not politically driven!
No; this has made a horrid impression.
VO should be more selective with who they speak for.
Anger and disappointment. I was hoping to use this in one of my future lessons.
"Great book for variety of social situations"
I enjoyed the personal stories and simple and clear explanations. It's great knowing that I can befriend an enemy by using conversation as a lock pick.
By far the best book that I have found on enhancing conversation. He gives simple, practical and easy techniques.
easy to listen to, short and sweet, and already put some tactics to use with positive feedback! I utilized the jokes tactic to the tenth degree, and it worked. something I used to struggle with, and now a hindsight. Thx Patrick!
"Just what I needed"
This book has great, easy to understand conversation tactics. For anyone that has a pain in the ass family member or in-law, this is the book for you. The performance was hilarious I even laughed out loud. I would recommend this book to anyone.
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