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Magic Words Audiobook

Magic Words: The Science and Secrets Behind Seven Words That Motivate, Engage, and Influence

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Publisher's Summary

Years of experience as a magician taught Tim David that real magic is all about words, and the way they influence the minds of the audience. What sets a professional magician apart from an amateur are people skills like communication, influence, and engagement - skills that are also effective in the workplace. By applying seven "magic" words in a business setting, David offers tools for effective and persuasive communication. You will learn:

  • The secret word that Harvard psychologists discovered is the key to unlocking human motivation
  • How one very special word (spoken only inside your mind) mysteriously has a profound positive impact on those around you
  • The number one mistake that managers make during 1-on-1's, and the one simple word that can fix it all
  • What Dale Carnegie dubs "the sweetest sound in any language"
  • How one tiny word can instantly change someone's mind for the better
  • The single word that an in-depth study of thousands of hours of call center recordings revealed as the quickest way to reduce differences and calm people down
  • How the infamous "But Eraser" works and why so many people mess it up
  • The REAL magic behind the word "thanks"
  • The seven words: Magic Word #1 - Because Magic Word #2 - "Name" Magic Word #3 - If Magic Word #4 - But Magic Word #5 - Absolutely Magic Word #6 - Thanks Magic Word #7 - Help

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2014 Tim David (P)2014 Gildan Media LLC

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    Gerardo Austin, TX, United States 01-21-16
    Gerardo Austin, TX, United States 01-21-16 Member Since 2011

    Businessman, Technologist, Marketer. Loves to learn and enjoys books. Mostly nonfiction plus historic novels.

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    "Very essential"

    If you have watched Barney the dinosaur, you know the magic words are "please" and 'Thank you". Tim David has expanded the list by adding 'yes', 'you', 'but' and a few others. True, these words are very powerful when used properly, but you don't need an entire book to explain them. Today, our time is our most valuable resource. I would have given this book five stars if he had condensed it to 30 minutes.

    12 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    yoga4lovelisa 04-13-16 Member Since 2015
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    "a huge hit"

    I really enjoyed this book. I didn't really know what to expect, but the narrator and author was extremely entertaining. The analogies to Magic made it fun and applicable. There's many great leadership skills here and if you are a person who is a strong Communicator or wants to improve your communication skills this is definitely a must read.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Johnny Q 03-03-16
    Johnny Q 03-03-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Outdated and Naive Sales Tactics/Principals"
    Would you try another book from Tim David and/or Walter Dixon?

    No


    What could Tim David have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Written a better book


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Walter Dixon?

    Nothing wrong with the narration


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Magic Words?

    I never would have published it


    Any additional comments?

    This is only the second book I have ever returned to Audible or Amazon, complete waste of time & money. These tactics are old and tired and no professional sales person would use them. I guess if your goal is to become one of those sales hacks that call you on your cell on a daily basis, trying to sell you junk that you don't have any need for, then this is the book for you, you'll fit right in with all the other hacks in the cold calling boiler room.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Humberto 11-16-15
    Humberto 11-16-15
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    "Surprisingly Great!"

    I have read many self help books, business books, sales books and biographies... All in effort to become a better leader and better business professional.

    This book is short and to the point. Which is a huge plus sometimes.
    The words and explanations given are there and make sense to the listener.
    Doesn't flow like a an for the writer although you do learn from it that he coaches for a living.


    I am happy with this book and see myself hearing again in the future. I don't completely agree with the price tho, but happy I used a credit for it.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Cupcake6238 02-04-15
    Cupcake6238 02-04-15
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    "Loved the book!"

    I have read the book four times and will continue to read it. I need to let it renew mind. It has some awesome thoughts.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Prestige4u 05-24-15
    Prestige4u 05-24-15 Member Since 2015

    To God be the Glory!!!

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    "Thanks for sharing :-)"

    Tim, thanks for your time and efforts in putting this book together. It was an enjoyable, educating and a book that I will share with my coworkers and friends. - Chris Spears

    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Alex 01-06-15
    Alex 01-06-15 Member Since 2015
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    "4 stars"

    I got value out of it. I'll listen to it again so that says something. Not a must have but if you're interested in this topic check it out.

    5 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Paul Baraka 08-29-16
    Paul Baraka 08-29-16 Member Since 2014

    Musique Composer

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    "7 Magic Words that helps in everyday life."
    Where does Magic Words rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I replayed it a few times because I really found that it works and is sometimes strange how simple but yet profound those words are.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Don't really apply to this book but I guess if I had to choose one. It would be Magic Word #6 - Thanks


    What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

    That the simplest words are the most powerful if there are used properly.


    Any additional comments?

    Here are the seven words: I post them because even when I listen to the book I sometimes forget one of them. No matter how many times I read it I still need help to remind myself what they are. Magic Word #1 – Because Magic Word #2 – "Name" Magic Word #3 – If Magic Word #4 - But Magic Word #5 - Absolutely Magic Word #6 - Thanks Magic Word #7 - Help (less)

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Matt Stefanik, The Lifestyle Architect™ Waxhaw, NC 04-04-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Great for everyone, a must for marketers"

    It's one of those books that make you say, "yes!" I went through this book twice immediately because it's that important. I rank it right up there with Cialdini's "Influence," and will definitely go through it many more times. Thank you Tim David for this book and your work.

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    DONALD R HUFF 03-01-16 Member Since 2014
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    "great and detailed read. "

    this book is great because it does a great job breaking down the elements of leadership

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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