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Brilliant Body Language ePub eBook

Brilliant Body Language ePub eBook

Impress, Persuade and Succeed with the Power of Body Language

Max Eggert

Jul 2012, ePub eBook
ISBN13: 9780273759911
ISBN10: 0273759914
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Take your communication skills to a whole new level and understand what people really think and feel.

What is said is often not what is meant, yet most of us don’t know how to ‘read between the lines’. Something like an astounding 70% of communication is non-verbal! If you want to be persuasive, build rapport, create a positive impression – be an all-round brilliant and effective communicator – Brilliant Body Language is essential reading.

Written by a psychologist with extensive experience helping people hone their interpersonal skills, this book will show you how to read and understand the intricacies of body language and teach you how to use your own body language to get the best out of all your relationships – in life and at work.

You will gain:

  • A thorough background in body language – how to read it, how to use it.
  • The ability to know how to establish rapport instantly.
  • The ability to influence and persuade others with ease.
  • An understanding what people really think and feel.

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Chapter 1: Our other language - an introduction

Chapter 2: The basic caveats

Chapter 3: Personal distance or proxemics

Chapter 4: Perception and first impressions

Chapter 5: The body language of anxiety

Chapter 6: How to control anxiety

Chapter 7: Body language for rapport skills

Chapter 8: Body language for personal confidence

Chapter 9: Body language for assertiveness

Chapter 10: Body language and attraction

Chapter 11: Body language and personal influence

Chapter 12: The hidden language of speech

Chapter 13: 75 body-language signs and what they might mean

Chapter 14: Putting it into practice

Conclusion: Ethics, body language and manipulation

Appendix 1: Possible answers to questions raised in the book

Appendix 2: Possible answers to the picture challenges on pages 199-202


Max Eggert is a psychologist and author. His recent books include The Best Job Search Book (Random House, 2000), Conflict Resolution (MPB, 2002), Perfect Interview Answers (Random House, 2006) and Body Language at Work (MPB, 2010).

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