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The Art of Conversation: A Guided Tour of a Neglected Pleasure Kindle Edition

<b>Read Catherine Blyth's posts on the Penguin Blog.</b><p><b>Reclaim the pleasures and possibilities of great conversation with this sparkling guide from the</b> …

The FBI’s Top Hostage Negotiator Teaches You How To Lower Your Bills

Ever feel like the cable company or your phone service provider is charging too much? Ever feel helpless to do much about it? You’re not crazy.When …

Self-help

The Tell: The Little Clues That Reveal Big Truths about Who We Are Kindle Edition

Every day we make predictions based on limited information, in business and at home. Will this company's stock performance continue? Will the job …

How To Be Funny: The Six Essential Ingredients To Humor

So What Are The Six Steps To Being Funny?<p>Mel Helitzer’s Comedy Writing Secrets is commonly used as a textbook in college courses on comedy</b> …

Is there any truth to Dale Carnegie’s “How to Win Friends and Influence People”?

Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People is the classic on getting along well with others.<p>But is there any real science behind it, or …

How to Be Someone People Love to Talk To

When do we really learn good conversation skills? Well, we don’t. We’re just kind of expected to pick them up…<p>And we wonder why people aren’t better …

Self-help

The Shortcut To Bonding With A Romantic Partner On A Deeper Level

From Sam Gosling’s book, Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You:<p>Arthur Aron, a psychologist at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, is …

It's Not All About "Me": The Top Ten Techniques for Building Quick Rapport with Anyone Kindle Edition

Despite the age-old saying, individuals everywhere still have a hard time realizing that it’s not all about them. Robin Dreeke uses his research and …

Honest Signals: How They Shape Our World (MIT Press)

<b>How understanding the signaling within social networks can change the way we make decisions, work with others, and manage organizations.</b><p>How can you …

What are the first words you should say in a negotiation?

Something very similar to what the guy on the other side of the table just said:<p>We hypothesized that in online, virtual formats, <b>negotiators receive</b> …

The Key To Being Liked And Being More Influential

The key to being liked and being more influential is similarity.<p>You like names better when they are similar to yours. You even prefer brands that …

Hostage Negotiation Techniques That Will Get You What You Want

How does hostage negotiation get people to change their minds?<p>The <i>Behavioral Change Stairway Model</i> was developed by the FBI’s hostage negotiation …

How To Make Difficult Conversations Easy: 7 Steps From A Clinical Psychologist

Someone is screaming in your face at the top of their lungs. Or ranting angrily and you can’t get a word in edgewise. Or maybe they’re sobbing so …

How To Win Every Argument

<b>So you want to know how to win every argument?</b><p><b>Stop trying.</b><p>Not that passivity is the most effective strategy but if you’re thinking about “winning” …

Click: The Forces Behind How We Fully Engage with People, Work, and Everything We Do

“A provocative new book about the psychological forces that lead us to disregard facts or logic and behave in surprisingly irrational ways.” –<i>New</i> …

How To Get People To Like You: 7 Ways From An FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham jail” remains relevant today

<i>King’s famous 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” published in The Atlantic as “The Negro Is Your Brother,” was written in response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. It stands as one of the classic documents of the civil-rights</i> …

Black History