Best Conversation Etiquette Guides Books
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1. Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love
Author: by Dr. Sue Johnson EdD
Little, Brown Spark
MORE THAN 1,000,000 COPIES SOLD! Strengthen and deepen your relationships with revelatory practical exercises, seven profound conversations, and sage advice from the best couple’s therapist in the world (John Gottman, PhD, bestselling author) Are you looking to enrich a healthy relationship, revitalize a tired one, or rescue one gone awry?
We all want a lifetime of love, support, and companionship. But sometimes we need a little help. Enter Dr. Sue Johnson, developer of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy and the most original contributor to couple’s therapy to come along in the last thirty years, according to Dr. William J.Doherty, PhD.
In Hold Me Tight, Dr. Johnson shares her groundbreaking and remarkably successful program for creating stronger, more secure relationships. The message of Hold Me Tight is simple: Forget about learning how to argue better, analyzing your early childhood, making grand romantic gestures, or experimenting with new sexual positions.
Instead, get to the emotional underpinnings of your relationship by recognizing that you are emotionally attached to and dependent on your partner in much the same way that a child is on a parent for nurturing, soothing, and protection. Dr. Johnson teaches that the way to enhance or save a relationship is to be open, attuned, and responsive to each other and to reestablish emotional connection.
2. The Good Egg
Author: by Jory John
A #1 New York Times bestseller! An Amazon Best Books of the Year 2019 selection! From the bestselling creators of The Bad Seed, a timely story about not having to be Grade A perfect!Meet the good egg. He’s a verrrrrry good egg indeed.
But trying to be so good is hard when everyone else is plain ol’ rotten. As the other eggs in the dozen behave badly, the good egg starts to crack from all the pressure of feeling like he has to be perfect.
So, he decides enough is enough! It’s time for him to make a changeDynamic duo Jory John and Pete Oswald hatch a funny and charming story that reminds us of the importance of balance, self-care, and accepting those we love (even if they are sometimes a bit rotten).
Perfect for reading aloud and shared story time!
3. How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships
Author: by Leil Lowndes
“You’ll not only break the ice, you’ll melt it away with your new skills.” Larry King “The lost art of verbal communication may be revitalized by Leil Lowndes.” Harvey McKay, author of How to Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive What is that magic quality makes some people instantly loved and respected?
Everyone wants to be their friend (or, if single, their lover! In business, they rise swiftly to the top of the corporate ladder. What is their “Midas touch?” What it boils down to is a more skillful way of dealing with people.
The author has spent her career teaching people how to communicate for success. In her book How to Talk to Anyone (Contemporary Books, October 2003) Lowndes offers 92 easy and effective sure fire success techniques she takes the reader from first meeting all the way up to sophisticated techniques used by the big winners in life.
In this information packed book you’ll find: 9 ways to make a dynamite first impression 14 ways to master small talk, “big talk,” and body language 14 ways to walk and talk like a VIP or celebrity 6 ways to sound like an insider in any crowd 7 ways to establish deep subliminal rapport with anyone 9 ways to feed someone’s ego (and know when NOT to!
4. Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most
Author: by Douglas Stone
The 10th-anniversary edition of the New York Times business bestseller-now updated with “Answers to Ten Questions People Ask” We attempt or avoid difficult conversations every day-whether dealing with an underperforming employee, disagreeing with a spouse, or negotiating with a client.
From the Harvard Negotiation Project, the organization that brought you Getting to Yes, Difficult Conversations provides a step-by-step approach to having those tough conversations with less stress and more success. You’ll learn how to: Decipher the underlying structure of every difficult conversation Start a conversation without defensiveness Listen for the meaning of what is not said Stay balanced in the face of attacks and accusations Move from emotion to productive problem solving
5. Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen: The Essential Conversations You Need to Have with Your Kids Before They Start High School
Author: by Michelle Icard
The fourteen essential conversations to have with your tween and early teenager to prepare them for the emotional, physical, and social challenges ahead, including scripts and advice to keep the communication going and stay connected during this critical developmental window.
This book is a gift to parents and teenagers alike. Lisa Damour, PhD, author of Untangled and Under PressureTrying to convince a middle schooler to listen to you can be exasperating. Indeed, it can feel like the best option is not to talk!
But keeping kids safeand prepared for all the times when you can’t be the angel on their shoulderis about having the right conversations at the right time. From a brain growth and emotional readiness perspective, there is no better time for this than their tween years, right up to when they enter high school.
Distilling Michelle Icard’s decades of experience working with families, Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen focuses on big, thorny topics such as friendship, sexuality, impulsivity, and technology, as well as unexpected conversations about creativity, hygiene, money, privilege, and contributing to the family.
6. Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish: A Creative and Proven Approach
Author: by Margarita Madrigal
Anyone can read, write, and speak Spanish in only a few short weeks with this unique and proven method, which completely eliminates rote memorization and boring drills.
7. Easy Spanish Phrase Book NEW EDITION: Over 700 Phrases for Everyday Use (Dover Language Guides Spanish)
Author: by Dr. Pablo Garcia Loaeza
Published at: Dover Publications; New edition (March 21, 2013)
Learning the basics of Spanish can be fast and easy. This book includes words and sentences about eating, shopping, and more. Over 700 expressions will help you ask for directions, find a restaurant, and talk to a doctor. You’ll also learn how to pronounce each phrase.
It’s great for visitors to Spain and Latin America!
8. Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time
Author: by Susan Scott
Fully revised and updatedthe national bestselling communication skills guide that will help you achieve personal and professional success one conversation at a time. The master teacher of positive change through powerful communication, Susan Scott wants you to succeed. To do that, she explains, you must transform everyday conversations at work and at home with effective ways to get your message acrossand get what you want.
In this guide, which includes a workbook and The Seven Principles of Fierce Conversations, Scott teaches you how to: Overcome barriers to meaningful communication Expand and enrich relationships with colleagues, friends, and family Increase clarity and improve understanding Handle strong emotionson both sides of the table Connect with colleagues, customers and family at a deep levelIncludes a Foreword by Ken Blanchard, the bestselling co-author of The One Minute Manager
9. Book of Questions: Revised and Updated
Author: by Gregory Stock
The phenomenon returns! Originally published in 1987, The Book of Questions, a New York Times bestseller, has been completely revised and updated to incorporate the myriad cultural shifts and hot-button issues of the past twenty-five years, making it current and even more appealing.
This is a book for personal growth, a tool for deepening relationships, a lively conversation starter for the family dinner table, a fun way to pass the time in the car. It poses over 300 questions that invite people to explore the most fascinating of subjects: themselves and how they really feel about the world.
The revised edition includes more than 100 all-new questions that delve into such topics as the disappearing border between man and machineHow would you react if you learned that a sad and beautiful poem that touched you deeply had been written by a computer?
The challenges of being a parentWould you completely rewrite your child’s college-application essays if it would help him get into a better school? The never-endingly interesting topic of sexWould you be willing to give up sex for a year if you knew it would give you a much deeper sense of peace than you now have?
10. Komi Can't Communicate, Vol. 2 (2)
Author: by Tomohito Oda
VIZ Media LLC
The journey to 100 friends begins with a single conversation. Socially anxious high school student Shoko Komi’s greatest dream is to make some friends, but everyone at school mistakes her crippling social anxiety for cool reserve. Luckily she meets Tadano, a timid wallflower who decides to step out of his comfort zone in order to help her achieve her goal of making 100 friends.
It’s time for the national health exam at Itan High, and the excitement of eye exams and height measurements have fanned the flames of competition for the unremarkable Makeru Yadano. She’s determined to beat the class idol Komi in the health test, and Komi’s total obliviousness to their impassioned duel just feeds Makeru’s determination.
As the epic battle heats up, how will Komi handle her first rival when she’s barely made her first friends?!
11. Let's Talk About Hard Things
Author: by Anna Sale
From the host of the popular WNYC podcast Death, Sex, & Money, Let’s Talk About Hard Things is like a good conversation with a friend (The New Yorker) and an invitation to discuss the tough topics that all of us encounter.
You will laugh, cry, nod in recognition, and by the end, feel like no topic is off-limits when it comes to creating meaningful connection (Lori Gottlieb, author of Maybe You Should Talk To Someone). Anna Sale wants you to have that conversation.You know the one.
The one that you’ve been avoiding or putting off, maybe for years. The one that you’ve thought they’ll never understand or do I really want to bring that up? Or it’s not going to go well, so why even try?
Sale is the founder and host of WNYC’s popular, award-winning podcast Death, Sex, & Money, or as the New York Times dubbed her, a therapist at happy hour. She and her guests have direct and thought-provoking conversations, discussing topics that most of us are too squeamish, polite, or nervous to bring up.
12. Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue, Book 1
Author: by Neale Donald Walsch
G. P. Putnam's Sons
Conversations with God Book 1 began a series that has been changing millions of lives for more than ten years. Finally, the bestselling series is now a movie, starring Henry Czerny (The Pink Panther and Clear and Present Danger) and Ingrid Boulting (The Last Tycoon).
Produced and directed by Stephen Simon (producer of Somewhere in Time and What Dreams May Come) and distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films and Fox Home Entertainment, the theatrical release is set for October 27, 2006. The movie is the true account of Walsch (played by Cierny), who went from an unemployed homeless man to an “accidental spiritual messenger” and author of the bestselling book
13. Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Author: by Sherry Turkle
In a time in which the ways we communicate and connect are constantly changing, and not always for the better, Sherry Turkle provides a much needed voice of caution and reason to help explain what the f* is going on.
Aziz Ansari, author of Modern RomanceRenowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivityand why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground. We live in a technological universe in which we are always communicating.
And yet we have sacrificed conversation for mere connection. Preeminent author and researcher Sherry Turkle has been studying digital culture for over thirty years. Long an enthusiast for its possibilities, here she investigates a troubling consequence: at work, at home, in politics, and in love, we find ways around conversation, tempted by the possibilities of a text or an email in which we don’t have to look, listen, or reveal ourselves.
14. Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome.
Author: by Rebecca Soffer
January 23, 2018
Inspired by the website that the New York Times hailed as “redefining mourning,” this book is a fresh and irreverent examination into navigating grief and resilience in the age of social media, offering comfort and community for coping with the mess of loss through candid original essays from a variety of voices, accompanied by gorgeous two-color illustrations and wry infographics.
At a time when we mourn public figures and national tragedies with hashtags, where intimate posts about loss go viral and we receive automated birthday reminders for dead friends, it’s clear we are navigating new terrain without a road map.
Let’s face it: most of us have always had a difficult time talking about death and sharing our grief. We’re awkward and uncertain; we avoid, ignore, or even deny feelings of sadness; we offer platitudes; we send sympathy bouquets whittled out of fruit.
Enter Rebecca Soffer and Gabrielle Birkner, who can help us do better. Each having lost parents as young adults, they co-founded Modern Loss, responding to a need to change the dialogue around the messy experience of grief. Now, in this wise and often funny book, they offer the insights of the Modern Loss community to help us cry, laugh, grieve, identify, andabove allempathize.
15. Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change, Second Edition
Author: by Joseph Grenny
An INFLUENCER leads change. An INFLUENCER replaces bad behaviors with powerful new skills. An INFLUENCER makes things happen. This is what it takes to be an INFLUENCER. Whether you’re a CEO, a parent, or merely a person who wants to make a difference, you probably wish you had more influence with the people in your life.
But most of us stop trying to make change happen because we believe it is too difficult, if not impossible. We learn to cope rather than learning to influence. From the bestselling authors who taught the world how to have Crucial Conversations comes the new edition of Influencer, a thought provoking book that combines the remarkable insights of behavioral scientists and business leaders with the astonishing stories of high powered influencers from all walks of life.
You’ll be taught each and every step of the influence process including robust strategies for making change inevitable in your personal life, your business, and your world. You’ll learn how to: Identify high leverage behaviors that lead to rapid and profound change Apply strategies for changing both thoughts and actions Marshal six sources of influence to make change inevitable Influencer takes you on a fascinating journey from San Francisco to Thailand to South Africa, where you’ll see how seemingly “insignificant” people are making incredibly significant improvements in solving problems others would think impossible.