Cross referencing the PDF isn't always convenient, so perhaps it's better as a printed book, but I still enjoyed the audio
The book itself is ok. The style is very basic and quite repetitive but the content is actually interesting. So yes, if the topic interested me.
Change the narrator. His style is so bad that I just wanted to throw my ipod out the window. He completely detracts from the content of the book and makes it unbearable to keep on reading. I have had to move on to another book in between and then return to it in order to actually finish it.
Otherwise, the writing could be less repetitive and more to the point.
He drove me nuts as he cannot go three words without putting a pause in. This makes for terribly un-natural sentences and slow rhythm.
The content boiled down to its essential is actually very interesting. Its probably a lot more compelling when the author is actually lecturing but the content is still useful.
See a lecture, get the book but do not go for the audio-book
I found the book to be a little boring for me, however for someone who has not be learning how to read people's emotions for the last 10 years then I would recommend this book. For all you sales people, if you are having trouble reading what your client is saying without him using his words, but instead using his body languge, then you should invest in this book. Become more aware about yourself and how your reactions maybe impacting others is very valuable in all our communications.
The information was interesting, but there was too much padding... and the narration was probably the weakest I've experienced with Audible.
The PDF file (constantly referred to in the narration) needs to be included in the download.
Definitely needs a different narrator. The reading was stilted. It seemed that narrator was reading the material for the first time.
teaches you to be more aware of repeated actions of individuals in all kinds of situations, brings your attention to your own self awareness of what you sometime see in others behaviour. very informative and would listen to again
Shake and Bake!
Probably not. The narrator sounds a lot like a cold war era documentary voice. He is clear, but it puts me to sleep. My mind drifts off listening to this guy.
Paul needs a little more life in his voice. He puts me to sleep.
The information is good and really has been helpful. I watch for the behaviors he describes in those I work and interact with. It took me awhile to get through it though because it was so dry.
No real insights. Not particularly well organized. Not enough material for the time ... he must have been paid by the word because there is an awful lot of repeating.
Listening may would have been a problem except the author explained each position perfectly. Also the added PDF that Audible.com provided was very valuable.
How the feet are actually the area to watch more than the face or eyes.
Great book for salespeople or anyone who negotiates regularly.
I don't have to drone about the reader's performance since there are an abundance of users who have done that already. He's not frustrating to listen to, but he's not engaging either.
The actual content of the book is well worth it though!
If you actualy pay attention to the book and comprehend what's being said, it will have an effect on how you watch people around you. I'm already one of those guys who natuarly que in on body language (or driving styles on the road) and can quickly estimate what kidn of person I'm looking at and how they'd react to outside influences. This book is great for explaining many of the smaller details that goes beyond the target's natural instincts and more into their current state of mind and intent. I can definitely see how this guy was successfull as an FBI interogator.
Check the book out to better understand what messages you're subconciously sending out and what others are saying without realizing it! Again, it will have an effect on how you watch and read the people around you!
This is instructional with a few stories, so there are no notable characters besides the author.
Be less instrutional in tone, and more expressive instead.
It has changed how I read people's intentions through their body language and posture.