Learn to be a people person with international bestselling author Paul McGee!
Let's face it, if you want any sort of success in life you re going to have to deal with other people at some point. All success requires input from other people even if you've invented something in your bedroom, eventually, you're going to need to interact with people to take it to the next level. And even if you don t desperately hanker after success, you surely want to be liked, have friends, get on well with people? Learning how to better communicate and interact with others can really help to improve your life from ensuring you enjoy parties more to turning you into a roaring success magnet. So whether you dread social events with a passion and spend evenings cringing in a corner, or just want to have better relationships at work and in life, then How to Succeed With People, written in Paul s characteristic down to earth, approachable style, can help you become a people magnet.
Learn how to:
Hold people s attention when you talk
Listen and react properly to what others are saying or doing
Better confront, complain and deal with difficult conversations
Give compliments and praise
Deal with interviews, networking events, difficult conversations and more
And much more
What s the big deal about this people stuff? vii Let s set the scene 1 SECTION ONE Stop, Understand 9 People can t be fixed 11 Most people suffer from S.A.D.S. 17 Some people are lightbulbs 23 Why intelligent people do stupid things 29 You get what you tolerate 35 Humiliation is for amateurs 43 Being nice won t always work 51 It takes two to tango 57 No investment, no return 63 SECTION TWO Move On 71 Have realistic expectations 73 Let sleeping dogs lie . . . sometimes 81 Check out your attitude 87 Be willing to be wrong 99 Don t treat people as you want to be treated 107 Four killer questions you have to ask yourself 113 How to make criticism count . . . not crucify 123 Work out why they re whinging 131 How to make people feel S.P.E.C.I.A.L. (Part 1) 141 How to make people feel S.P.E.C.I.A.L. (Part 2) 151 How to pick people up when they re feeling down 163 How to talk so people listen 173 The ball s in your court 185 About Paul McGee 195 More stuff to help 197 Index 201