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Summary

Are you having problems with the boss? Wishing you could be a better spouse? Not communicating well with your employees? Having trouble building business relationships? Or would you just like to improve your people skills and your ability to make strong, lasting impressions on the men and women you meet every day? The solution is Skill with People! Les Giblin's timeless classic has what you need to get on the fast track to success at home, at work, and in business.

Life lessons from the Master of basic people skills. Described as "the most wisdom in the least words", Skill with People has sold over 2 million copies and has been translated into 20 languages. Credited with transforming the lives of its many readers, Skill with People is a must-have for everyone's personal library. Learn to communicate with impact; influence with certainty; and listen with sensitivity.

©1968 Les Giblin Books Inc. (P)2014 Les Giblin Books Inc.

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Brilliant book

Everyone should read this book succinct and to the point.
Great reference book and a must to read every six months,

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inter-personal skills guide

What made the experience of listening to Skill with People the most enjoyable?

The short behaviour management guide is both practical and an easy listen. I listened to it twice in a row, while out for an early walk. Very enjoyable.

What did you like best about this story?

Not so much storybook. This is more of a tool box of tips to help you develop interpersonal skills in the workplace and at home.

What does Pat Reilly bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Pat Reilly has the voice of a friendly mentor. Great delivery and an enjoyable listen.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I plan to listen to this book on a regular basis just to remind myself of how to get more from life.

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  • A. Z.
  • 28-01-15

very short but to the point

Very short but to the point. The narrator was excellent. I wish I had extra samples for every subject,

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  • Paul
  • 06-01-15

Simple but it works!

This is a simple but very effective book. I recommend it to people wanting to improve their communications in any field. Sure there are more things and strategies to try but this is a good foundation to start with.

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  • Timothy D. Crawford
  • 28-09-21

Direct and to the point

This book was practical for application and immediate use to become a better conversationalist . Read in 30 minutes. Love Les Giblins work.

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  • Lynn Marie Guillot
  • 16-06-21

exceptional

it was great, may have some of those tools, not using correctly is problematic .

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  • Culley Gardner
  • 17-05-21

So thoughtfully written & easy to share with other

Brief and to the point. such wisdom!
I'll be rereading it often for its takeaways

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  • Christopher Lawrence Hall
  • 31-03-21

Unbelievably simple reminder of

Unbelievably simple reminder of things lost these days. Love the book. Listened twice already

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  • Julie Viera
  • 24-03-21

No fluff

Every single word in this book has a purpose. No fluff, just great guidance. I’m certainly buying a hard copy and planning to play this audio over every once in a while. 5 stars.

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  • Andre West
  • 08-02-21

Must Have Classic! Listen Daily, Weekly, Monthly!

this book gives the basic foundation for working with people. if you live among humans , you need to not only read and listen to this book, but internalized and live this book!
every Day, i use the principles of this book. Listen to it Daily for 30 days, then 3-4 times per week, for a few months, then once weekly for a year! By then, the words will ring in your ears for life, finding you along every human interaction!

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  • Tammy Mercado
  • 04-01-21

Must read!

I suggest to read this either daily, weekly, monthly or yearly consistently ! Great book and great narration.

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  • Giselle Millington
  • 15-12-20

A great listen, a very good book to have on hand.

Loved it. Short, yet powerful tips to building better relationships with people. Less is more
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