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  • The Art of Conversation

  • Change Your Life with Confident Communication
  • By: Judy Apps
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church
  • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 30

Good conversation is at the heart of networking, meetings, interviews, negotiations and raising your profile. It can ease your way in work, enabling you to build alliances, create strong relationships with staff, bosses and clients, succeed at interviews, motivate and inspire. But conversation is something most of us were never taught! We learn to speak as babies, but how conversation actually works is something most of us pick up only haphazardly, and many have yet to learn.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • It's also about the way you talk

  • By Peter on 09-09-14

Didn't deliver

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-02-15

I bought this book, influenced to a large extent by the title and its "promise". Sadly, this is just "another" book about communication with subject areas covered much better by others in other books I have read. There wasn't much original work in this book and a lot is taken from other people's quotes or work. The book talks a lot about why communication is important, dealing with conflict etc, but I found little practical help on "the art of conversation". Very disappointing.

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