In daily life, we often have to communicate with many people of different classes. It’s you and your cleverness in communicating with the others play an important role to help you reach an art – the art of communication.
How to communicate to receive the welcome from everybody you met is a vital life skill that any of us should equip ourselves.
Below are top 10 books in communication arts including many useful sharing stories and illustrated examples that make you feel easy to understand and not boring. Take a peek!
01. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition
Why are some people so enchanting and persistent in Persuasion Game? What are the invisible forces behind the force that motivates us to agree with others? What are the tips that masters use to convince talented people, how to beat the trick – and turn them into your own “secret weapon”?
Thanks to “Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition”, you will have the best answers to all these questions. In this great book, the famous psychologist – Robert B. Cialdini reveals six powerful “weapons”: commitment and consistency, scarcity, response, social proof, authority and sympathy. Each category is dominated by a basic psychological principle that controls human behavior and thereby creates the power of each procedure. Especially when combined, they will have a tremendous impact.
Take possession of that arsenal and become the host of your Persuasion Game. You will never say “yes” if you really want to say “no”, and you will never be surprised by the potential for big influence in you day by day.
02. The Snowball Effect: Communication Techniques to Make You Unstoppable
Imagine if suddenly you became the communicator better than other people, how significant change of your life.
Even you yourself feel it hard to evaluate the true valuable of such benefits. In any case, good communicators are always more successful. They do more work. They are more likely to persuade others. They also work more excitedly.
Simply that. Just better in communicating is synonymous to that we are more successful.
Of course, the problem is that the path to “effective communication” is not simple. Otherwise, we do not have to listen to tedious daily conversations or meetings that do not come to an end, and many lengthy presentations, watching the speakers cackle on their presentation slides.
Communication style is something that has developed during your lifetime. It has become part of you and of course, not easy to break up such that habit which have been built up in a long time isn’t an easy mission.
“The Snowball Effect” provides many effective communication techniques to deliver you tremendous change. Trust me, by applying these techniques, you will communicate more effectively.
03. Everyone Communicates, Few Connect: What the Most Effective People Do Differently
Undeniably, some people are able to communicate more effectively than others. However, what really drives us to take these messages, while rejecting those messages? What makes a message persuasive? “Talking is easy,” says John C. Maxwell, a world-renowned expert in the art of communication. We all can talk. The problem is, how can we make our speech attractive and persuasive? ”
In Maxwell’s personal life experience as well as in-depth study results and classic proofs, Maxwell pointed out that the secret of effective communicators was the ability to connect. Connectivity plays a very important role in the success of people in their lives as well as in their careers.
Maxwell himself has managed to master this skill. In his book, he brings together five interlocking principles and five skill sets that can help readers become connected communicators. With the belief that everyone can learn how to connect in work and in life, Maxwell shared inspirational quotes to help speakers on the journey enrich the lives of listeners. Time to change your lives now!
04. 7L: The Seven Levels of Communication: Go From Relationships to Referrals
The seven levels of communication for success are written in a fictional story, consisting of 12 chapters, each of which tells a story and behind it is a meaningful lesson to be reckoned with.
The precious experience in the communication processes itself. This is a great book to drive your business without using the usual methods that are required. From the concepts of sales and marketing relationships that Michael J. Maher learned from his mentors, he distilled them to form an easy-to-implement strategy to take you “from zero to become a hero in the business world.”
This is a book with effective business strategies and I assure you it does not cost you weeks or months to understand and apply in practice.
“The Seven Levels of Communication” is a great book, all the methods in this book have been successfully tested and there is no risk of failure in the real estate business or any types of sales.
If you are working in the field of sales then this is the book you need to read. Or, no matter what field you do, the people you know will be the ones who lead you from where you are to where you want to go and Michael J. Mahel is the proof of the statement that you can as well to do that.
Read the book to do it now! Your family, your customers, your wallet and particularly, you yourself will appreciate this.
05. 101 Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills Instantly, 5th Edition
We realize that “understanding” and “wanting” are the two things needed for success. This book will help you “understand” and all you need to do is “wanting to”. It’s only you who can decide to improve your communication skills. The ideas in this book come from the success of the author himself and other successful entrepreneurs.
If you start applying the skills mentioned in this book, I believe that you will also achieve rapid success. However, success only comes with perseverance.
“101 Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills Instantly” is the right way for you to practice, and perseverance will show you how right it is. Make the commitment that you actually do for a long enough time. Long-term learning is a manifestation of successful individuals.
06. How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships
Have you ever admired successful people, who seem to have “all”? You feel that they are truly confident in any business meetings or always lead the atmosphere of the party.
They have the best job, have the best spouse and have many good friends. Evenly, they have huge accounts in the bank.
How do they achieve that? Did they have King Midas’s hands, touching anything that turns into gold? Or are they given more? Not so!
Many of them are not smarter, even less attractive than you! The secret to help them achieve such desirable results is a big thank you to their better communication skills than others. All of us implies this skill. Some people are very skillful while the others are less than.
And, there’s a basic rule of thumb, the more skillful you are, the more successful you get. In this book, with 92 simple but effective tricks, Leil Lowndes will help you explore and train your skills to: Create an impressive conversation and meet the people you want to; Integrate flexibly into any groups, no matter how different between both of you; Using body language to attract your listeners; and, become a central character at every party.
Do you want it – being always confident, reliable and influential everywhere?
07. Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive
Chances are that you may have met some people who have strong attraction to make you fall into a spiral of influence and be led by their ideas as well as beliefs. Perhaps you wonder about what constitutes the power of these persuasive masters.
The answer is: because they know how to attract people, move and turn those who do not follow or protest into supporters based on the psychological principles of persuasive art.
What impresses you is not only based on how easily they use their charisma and eloquence to persuade others to agree with them, but also because they make others feel excited about it. They are the persuasive experts.
Not only persuasive experts know and apply the principles of persuasive art, in our everyday relationships with our neighbors, friends, lover, co-workers, customers, competitors, we often apply the psychological principles that affect others.
Understandably, to take advantage of the power of these “weapons” influence.
In “Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive”, the authors explain the six weapons that influence human choices and decisions as well as how they are expressed in a variety of contexts.
Not only in the office but also in your personal contacts – for example, as a parent, neighbor or friend. The advice given is also very practical, action oriented, highly ethical and easy to implement, without the effort or money. So, why not?
08. Maximum Influence: The 12 Universal Laws of Power Persuasion
Do you recognize how successful your career, personal relationships, advancement opportunities and income depend on your ability to persuade, influence, and motivate others? The fact is that whatever you want to achieve can be found in the book – “Maximum Influence”. This book will help you do that.
The persuasive expert – Kurt W. Mortensen – has combined years of theoretical research with his empirical explorations of effective and powerful influence techniques to identify useful applications in this book.
These effective tactics will help you: Quickly understand other people. Make people trust and quickly love you. Master the persuasive skills that 99% of people do not know, but, they exist. Besides, it helps you learn how to convince anyone to give you almost anything you want – anywhere and at any time.
In general, this is a great book! It shows you how you can quickly influence and persuade people in almost every area of your life.
This is a remarkable book! It’s so unbelievably complete with analyzes from new perspectives and full of practical examples. If you want to increase your influence at work and in your family, or anywhere, read and apply the principles in this book.
09. The Power of a Positive No: Save The Deal Save The Relationship and Still Say No
In life, there is always a paradox: the more you have, the less it seems to be. The more productivity, the more tasks you are going to be given. Or, the more you buy, the more you want to buy.
Unfortunately, more and more we’re under threat to be influenced by that paradox. The more developing, the more you feel difficult, anxious and hurt.
We overestimate the “add” lesson and forget about learning the “less”.
We say “Yes” to so many good things, and finally do not carry out such that good. We try to please all people to not feel anxious, but in the end, it’s bothering because we do not satisfy anyone.
The only thing equal to everyone is time, every person has an equal property – 24 hours a day. The way you invest this asset will make your future. You will fail when trying to perfect everything. You need to know what you want, what is important to you and learn how to refuse what you do not want or less meaning to your life.
In the world that there is more and more material with overwhelming information, as well as entertaining stuff, the skill to refuse become the must-have one that everybody need to learn. The best is when you can’t eliminate anything more. To succeed, it is imperative that we need to refuse a lot of things. So how can our rejection not only be weighty, but also worthy of respect. How to say no positively?
It seems to be a science of the art of living. You have to go through the stages sequentially, from preparation, giving and completing that “No”. There are three steps in each phase. Your ultimate goal is not to deny, criticize or remove the views, opinions or values of others but to affirm your interests, your values and reach consensus of everyone.
10. How To Start A Conversation And Make Friends: Revised And Updated
For over 20 years, Don Gabor has helped millions of people from around the world speak with insight, confidence and enthusiasm with his Best Seller book – “How to Start A Conversation And Make Friends”.
Follow the simple guidelines in this easy-to-read book, you can be ready to start a conversation with anyone, anywhere. Then you can keep the conversation going by asking questions, using effective body language and avoiding mistakes. This book includes many illustrations, hundreds of practical examples, frequently asked questions, useful tips, and professional tips.
This book will show you how to:
- Start confident conversations
- Continue and finish the conversations in an attractive, confident and smart way
- Master online websites to expand your business, social and personal relationships
- Bring conversations to a new level.
The book goes deeply into the tricks of communication. The author goes very well in each case to hit the nail on the head of the readers.
Those lively cases will help you to easily imagine what’s going on and not be bored rather than reading only conventional theory. In addition, he also points out the difficult cases encountered in communicating and how to handle suggestions for us. This is the essential book for those who want to become master of communication!
I’m going to give you some good recommendation of Negotiation books as well as Leadership Books, but first thing’s first, you need to comb through this article to understand and practice successfully the communication arts.
After reading it, your task is to identify your own unique communication style to attract and persuade the others prior to negotiating or leading somebody.
It’s sure that this article is just a premise to start off your strategy of connecting to other people so, if there’s anything you don’t understand or need my help, don’t hesitate to comment down below, I will answer as quickly as possible.