Knowing how to communicate effectively and deal with people effectively is a requirement to succeed in the workplace and many other situations in life. Unfortunately, these skills are not taught in school, leaving those who don’t possess them to struggle through life.
These books below have profound tips for people who want to improve their communication skills
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
How to Win Friends and Influence People is literally the conversation bible for everyone. In it, you will find simple conversation rules that you would never believe you’ve been ignoring. It was written by Dale Carnegie, a self-improvement coach who taught several people public speaking and communication skills during his lifetime. Decades after Dale Carnegie’s death, How to Win Friends and Influence People is still a best-seller and a must-read for all.
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What Everybody Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People by Joe Navarro
What Everybody Is Saying shows you why non-verbal communication is equally as important as verbal communication. It provides you with an understanding of the main aspects of body language and shows you how you can interpret them in your everyday dealings with people. What Everybody Is Saying was written by Joe Navarro, a former FBI agent whose work clearly involved deciphering people’s true motives through body-language. In What Everybody Is Saying, Navarro provides tried and tested methods backed up by scientific evidence.
How To Talk To Anyone: 92 Little Tricks by Leil Lowndes
As the title implies, this book has 92 tricks to help you meet people and create long-lasting relationships with them. From body language to social conventions and communication tips, Leil Lowndes covers all the fundamental ways you can get people invested in you.
The Conversation Code: How to Upgrade Your Social Skills and Your Life by Gregory Peart
This book is a great guide for people looking to improve their social skills. It breaks down the ways in which you can get more social with hundreds of real-life examples and practical steps. It also includes a lot of helpful exercises and sample dialogues to help you in becoming more confident. One of the most practical books for getting better with people, The Conversation Code is particularly helpful for the socially awkward.