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Publisher's Summary

The 2020 updated version of the best-selling guide to mastering communication, using conversation skills, emotional intelligence, body language, and more.

“....this book makes becoming an expert conversationalist easy to understand and more importantly easy and quick to achieve” (Michael Woods, author and speaker)

Cutting through the nonsense, this book offers a simple and easy to understand solution to mastering conversation and people skills using a variety of skills. No fancy gimmicks, just solid, actionable and proven advice.

“It is rare we come across a book so direct and so effective.” (Sydney Morning, March 2020)

Some of the topics covered in this book include:

  • Steps to better conversation skills for any situation
  • The secret to creating flowing conversations
  • Master body language
  • Conversation starters
  • How to read other people and know what they want
  • Effective speaking and listening
  • Master social and emotional intelligence
  • Charisma: how to improve it and how to use it
  • Simple ways to improve your conflict management skills
  • How to be more assertive
  • Becoming a more flexible person
  • How to be an expert negotiator!
  • Building rapport with people
  • And so much more!

“A superb and life-changing book.” (Michelle Larkin, businesswomen and speaker)

©2018 Kate Miles (P)2018 Kate Miles

What listeners say about Conversation Skills: Master People Skills Through Emotional Intelligence, Conversation & Body Language

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Took a chance

Saw this book mentioned in a youtube video and took a bit of a chance on it and im very grateful I did because it already helped me get thru (and really do well!) at a family wedding this weekend, something I was dreading as it was so full of people I didn't know. I was able to strike up conversations, hold small talk and really excel.

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  • 05-16-18

One I really liked

First book in a while that I actually really liked. I can find some conversation / social situations quite difficult so this book was a welcome guide and gave me a lot of "tools" to help handle different situations.

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Learning new (or forgotten) skills

Not only did I learn a heap of new stuff, I also got a good and clear reminder of skills and conversation tips I had forgotten from the past. A very valuable book I have already listened to twice now.

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Well written

The author did a lot of research for this book and it shows. I really enjoyed this book

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Taught me a lot

Taught me a lot I didn't previously know or understood, was well laid out and superbly narrated, so I am a happier customer.

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Giving it full marks

I can only speak from personal experience but I not only enjoyed listening to this book, I also obtained a lot of new motivation, inspiration and skills for social settings, which is something I badly needed!

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Helpful snippets of understanding!

Helpful snippets of understanding - that can be promptly implemented! I will definitely listen again to pick up & implement more of these tips. Thank you.

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Wasn’t sure at first but ended up loving it

As i said in my headline, I wasn’t sure at first. I was a little diubious simply as I have tried similar books to this and i thought it might be the same thing again - but, by the time i got to the end, I am happy to say I was proven wrong! This is a very different book. Practical, easy to follow and valuable. I found it very very motivating which is what I needed.

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The best book I have got in years

What made the experience of listening to Conversation Skills: Master People Skills Through Emotional Intelligence, Conversation & Body Language the most enjoyable?

It was endlessly interesting but also very easy to follow

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I found this a huge help with conversation and general social skills, which is something I had previously had major issues with. A truly valuable and fantastic book

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Using this everyday

Great tips - I suffer from shyness and sometimes low self-esteem, especially with small talk and social situations but I already feel a lot more calm and confident about these situations only 2 days after getting this book.

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  • 02-17-20

One of the best

Tried a lot of books about conversation and social skills....my opinion is, this is the best for sure

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  • 02-08-20

Great book

Actually found this very interesting - packed full of advice and tips. Feeling more confident now

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  • Jane
  • 02-04-20

Grateful

Took a chance on this book and I am grateful I did.

As good for work communication skills as it is for personal.

A good length of book and an excellent narrator.

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  • Simon
  • 01-29-20

Concise and very good.

Im seeing very positive improvements in my social skills, communication skills and assertiveness therefore I am happy to give this book full marks.

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  • Vicky bukirwa
  • 01-28-20

Great informative book recommend .

I have been able to apply some of the skills taught in this book

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-15-19

Conversation skills

Thoroughly enjoyed this book and would definitely recommend to anyone who wishes to improve their communication skills, and was also superbly narrated which was quite refreshing as I’ve listened or tried to listen to similar books, but had to turn off due to the boring monotone robotic voice, the exact opposite of what we’re trying to achieve. Derr.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-04-19

good book

very good points. was able to understand easily and implement some of the practices immediately

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  • Mr Lukee Tolley
  • 01-12-19

Brilliant

loved the book very intresting read would highly recommend thank you so much learnt new skills

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-30-18

Loved it

Enjoyed and found the whole book valuable but I particularly liked the stuff on body language and it was different from what I had read in the past. Putting it all to great use lately

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  • Karolina
  • 11-05-18

interesting and valuable

very interesting book focused on the basics of conversation skills. highly recommended for better awareness.

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  • Simon
  • 12-14-18

Very good audiobook!

If your conversation skills are rusty and need a refresher course, this book is for you.

I’ve just finished the book and I recommend it. It’s very good.

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  • Din
  • 11-17-18

Fundamentally sound

This book I feel hits the spot when it comes to an easy listen, making you aware of fundamental issues which I believe is the first step to becoming a great conversationalist. Unlike many other well known books like ‘how to win friends and influence people’ this book gets into the guts of concepts which you should further look into and practice in your day to day interactions. This is a simple book but if used effectively can prove wonders.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-05-19

Very good

I have autism and this book helped a lot to understand how to socialise better. :)

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-24-21

VERY VERY GOOD!

I have tried many but this is the best communication and conversation skills book I have found.

Particularly useful for anyone shy or not very confident in social situations. I have noticed huge improvements in my social skills since I first listened this book but the greatest compliment is that other people have noticed and commented too.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-10-20

Very good

Very helpful and I enjoyed learning New ways to connect with people în the future im excited for change

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-16-21

Conversation Skills Guide

A comprehensive yet also easy to follow guide to all things communication. Covered a lot of subjects such as conversation skills, confidence, communication skills. charisma, body language, emotional intelligence, dealing with arguments and conflicts and more. 10/10 book for me.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-30-21

Loved it

I know for a fact this book has helped me as I have 4 people in the past month saying they have noticed a huge change in me!

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  • AudibleFan1
  • 07-09-21

Communication skills

It is quite simple in my opinion - if you want to learn how to master communication skills then get this book and listen to it.
And then listen to it again.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-19-21

Conversation and communications guide

Conversation and communications guide - absolutely amazing book. A friend recommended it to me and since getting it I think I have listened to it 5 or 6 times now. It is that good.

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  • Lovepreet Singh
  • 07-26-21

Best book

It Slow-burning in the beginning but then start to get interesting later. Useful tips