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Approximately 80% of communication is expressed nonverbally. When you know how to unlock the secrets of people's nonverbal cues, you'll always have the upper hand in any situation.
In The Power of Body Language, former FBI counterintelligence officer and recognized global expert on nonverbal behavior Joe Navarro teaches you how to "speed-read" people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for revealing behaviors. You will discover:
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.
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There are a few friends that i think would find this interesting but i think the majority would find it tedious. I'd recommend it to anyone interested in body language.
Well I definitely wasn't surprised by the ending. It’s not like it turned out the author was lying the whole way through. Like all non-fiction books the endings are usually quite obvious.
The narrators voice started to grate on me after a while and i needed to take frequent breaks. His voice did make it difficult to listen to.
Overall the content was very interesting and insightful. I have noticed i have started actively observing people a lot more and trying to spot the meanings behind their movements. It’s also interesting to spot my own pacifying behaviour and note when and why i am doing it. I enjoyed the author’s anecdotal explanations of his work with the FBI which helped to add credibility to what he is conveying. The only thing that let the audiobook down was the author’s narration. I understand why he has decided to narrate his own book but sadly his voice was not engaging and i found him very difficult to listen to. The content of the book however outweighed the narration so on the whole i enjoyed this audiobook.
Yes, there is to much in this book that can be easily forgotten.
His book is insightful, old movies like Ocean eleven would have you believe you can tell if someone is lying if the person looks up left or right. What you take from his book is you can't tell what they are thinking precisely, you can tell how people feel or what mood they are in. Which can give you que's to ask follow up questions to know why they feel the way they do.
IT helped open my eye's and made me monitor myself not so I could decisive, but to practice mindfullness. I am able to now think about some of the que's and know what I am feeling with more accuracy which helped me work through my emotions rather than be ruled by them.
I have not read other books
He was very methodical, however his tempo or reading speed made it difficult to stay interested during the technical dissection of his examples.
No, there is to much to absorb in one go.
he twas eaching something visual-body language- but it was well explained so I had no problem imagining what he was saying.
I am mildly interested or suspicious rather as to why a former FBI agent was allowed to reveal these tips. Did he tell the whole truth? half truth?
In any case, plenty of good tips were imparted and I would highly recommend.
Ok you might be thinking is the dry American accent a little bit too much and to be honest did droan a little now and then. But this but it's amazing. Just his writing and his comfortable non patronising style makes you feel like he's a great approachable guy. Which I know sounds silly from an audio book. But really did learn allot and he has some amazing things to say.
"A Must Read for Every Human"
Terrific (& valuable) information!
The one (& only) problem I had with this audio book was the author's speed in narration...it was painfully slow (he should've used someone else). I adjusted the speed in my Audible app to 1.25 & it worked like a DREAM!
With the speed up to par I could actually concentrate on what the author was saying...& the information was AMAZING!
You will really come away from this with concrete knowledge on the "how's" & "why's" of all types of body language a person will use during a conversation!
I cannot believe I didn't know this stuff...& the meaning behind different gestures, twitches, motions, pauses (I could go on & on...there's SO much to learn) that people use EVERY DAY, ALL DAY!!!
What else can I say...? An amazing book!!!
"Reread of What Everybody's Saying"
Informative but needs a professional reader. Slowww and droll read. First book, What Everybody's Saying is much better.
"Helped me with my disabled daughter!!!!"
I decided to purchase this book to help me with my disabled daughter. My daughter is severely disabled and her ability to communicate when she is in distress is limited. She has lots of conditions including autism and OCD which give her much distress. I was looking for any tools to help me recognize when she is first experiencing stress so maybe I could intervene before she goes into full blown mania. I was not disappointed! Mr. Navarro gave me some valuable tools to use in observing my daughter's behavior. The suggestions in the book have already helped me recognize early stress behaviors in my daughter.
This book also gave me tools which I am excited to start practicing when observing other people's behavior. This could be fun! ;-)
The narration of the book is in a slow, methodical speech pattern which may annoy some people. However, I found that this type of delivery helped me better process the weighty information.
Thank you, Mr. Navarro, for writing this book!!! I am about to listen to the book again.
"good story, terrible narrator"
overall content was very interesting, but i found it VERY very hard to listen to the guy reading the book. He sounds very arrogant and uninterested, like reading this book is a very difficult effort.
"Same as his other book "What every body is saying""
This is my second book by Mr. Navarro because I enjoyed the first one I downloaded. There is no new information in this book. It is the exact same set of stories and examples in a format that is a bit more "raw" or unpolished than the other book. If he comes up with anything new I will check it out.
Huge disappointment it is the same as his other title just recorded by him.
It was good information, some of it a bit cliche, but overall worth listening to it you find this stuff interesting.
I have been practicing what I learned from this book and it is amazing. This has been by far the best book on body language that I have came across. It was a little slow during the first chapter, but trust me it does get better. I highly recommend this book to everyone.
"Alot has changed."
Alot has changed since, How to Read a Person Like a Book. Good information and well worth it. Be patient with the presentation and focus on the content.
"Very informative topic with excellent examples."
Aside from being an interesting topic, the examples Joe provides will convince even the most critical skeptic of the topics utility in everyone's daily life.
"Great Informative Book"
Great Fun Read!
Joe Navarro is charming and funny
great informative and fun information on body language and even tips on how to improve your confidence and work life. I Loved this book!
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