What Every BODY Is Saying

What Every BODY Is Saying

An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-reading People

Book - 2008
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A former FBI counter-intelligence officer explains how to utilize non-verbal communication to improve one's personal and professional lives, explaining how such signals as body language, dress, and demeanor affect how one is perceived and understood. Original. 30,000 first printing.

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He says that's his best offer. Is it?

She says she agrees. Does she?

The interview went great—or did it?

He said he'd never do it again. But he did.

Read this book and send your nonverbal intelligence soaring. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to "speed-read" people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You'll also learn how your body language can influence what your boss, family, friends, and strangers think of you. You will discover:

  • The ancient survival instincts that drive body language
  • Why the face is the least likely place to gauge a person's true feelings
  • What thumbs, feet, and eyelids reveal about moods and motives
  • The most powerful behaviors that reveal our confidence and true sentiments
  • Simple nonverbals that instantly establish trust
  • Simple nonverbals that instantly communicate authority

Filled with examples from Navarro's professional experience, this definitive book offers a powerful new way to navigate your world.



Baker
& Taylor

A former FBI counter-intelligence officer explains how to utilize non-verbal communication to improve one's personal and professional lives, explaining how such signals as body language, dress, and demeanor affect how one is perceived and understood.

Publisher: New York, NY : Collins, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061438295
0061438294
Characteristics: xviii, 250 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Karlins, Marvin

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rowanquincy Feb 21, 2015

Practical, clear advice from an expert. Well worth reading. Short and to the point.

sandasan Aug 03, 2012

It felt like a lot of what was said in the book is common sense, but I do find myself checking out folk's mannerisms a whole lot more now :)

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Jan 27, 2010

Some very good material on identifying body language. Practical and easy to understand. A must read for everyone.

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sandasan Aug 03, 2012

The secrets to reading cues for body language/non verbal communication.
A point re-iterated throughout the book however, these are all potential clues and by no means definite signs the person is guilty so you must pay attention to all aspects of the situation to gauge a proper "reading".

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sandasan Aug 03, 2012

“The problem is that most people spend their lives looking but not truly seeing, or, as Sherlock Holmes, the meticulous English detective, declared to his partner, Dr. Watson, “You see, but you do not observe.”
― Joe Navarro, What Every Body is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People

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