Messages: The Communication Skills Book / Edition 3

Messages: The Communication Skills Book / Edition 3

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by Matthew McKay, Martha Davis, Patrick Fanning
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1572245921

ISBN-13: 9781572245921

Pub. Date: 03/03/2009

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

Many people assume that good communicators possess an intrinsic talent for speaking and listening to others, a gift that can't be learned or improved. The reality is that communication skills are developed with deliberate effort and practice, and learning to understand others and communicate your ideas more clearly will improve every facet of your life.

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Many people assume that good communicators possess an intrinsic talent for speaking and listening to others, a gift that can't be learned or improved. The reality is that communication skills are developed with deliberate effort and practice, and learning to understand others and communicate your ideas more clearly will improve every facet of your life.

Now in its third edition, Messages has helped thousands of readers cultivate better relationships with friends, family members, coworkers, and partners. You'll discover new skills to help you communicate your ideas more effectively and become a better listener. Learn how to:

  • Read body language
  • Develop skills for couples communication
  • Negotiate and resolve conflicts
  • Communicate with family members
  • Handle group interactions
  • Talk to children
  • Master public speaking
  • Prepare for job interviews
If you can communicate effectively, you can do just about anything. Arm yourself with the interpersonal skills needed to thrive.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572245921
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
03/03/2009
Series:
Unassigned Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
96,421
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Messages 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of the things that I liked best about this book was that it described some of the negative/manipulative communications styles--it was easy to recognize those who I have seen use these styles. It also provides PRACTICAL ways to communicates--this book is not all theory, like some other communication books. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to improve his or her communication skills. Very helpful.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Messages is a great way for people to reflect on whatever social issues they may not even know they have. It's a great way to learn the difference between possitively and nagatively communicating with people.
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It was awesome being able to buy my school text book in NOOK format. Now I am never without my text which has made it extremely easy to keep up with my reading assignments. I have access at all times, on my iPhone, iPad, laptop and work computer. I wish more school texts would become available as Nook books. It would make my life so much simpler.