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Instant Persuasion is a unique communication book that offers a creative way to reduce stress, resolve conflict, and enrich our relationships with family members, friends, and coworkers. Laurie Puhn cleverly translates complex mediation skills into simple, practical communication rules that readers can easily apply to everyday situations in order to instantly persuade others to listen to, cooperate with, respect, and like them.
The rules are revealed through real-life anecdotes that show readers how saying the right words at the right time can convince others to give them what they want. Some Instant Persuasion rules are: — find factual solutions — be a problem solver — disagree without being disagreeable — beware of uncomplimentary compliments — avoid superficial offers Puhn presents readers with a script that will allow them to smoothly implement these rules in everyday life and change the way they communicate forever.
Instant Persuasion is an amazing tool that has the power to transform friendships, marriages, and careers. Laurie Puhn, J. She is the founder and president of the Laurie Puhn Institute, and a dynamic speaker who frequently addresses the academic, medical, legal, business, and personal growth communities.
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In just a few easy steps below, you can become an online reviewer. You'll be able to make changes before you submit your review. Instant Persuasion From Amazon This read was just plain common sense tactics and approaches. Unfortunately, the book reiterates common everyday "people" manners that I believe most already have attained. The approach revealed is is nothing short of old information. Helpful, Simple, Effective From Amazon In this easy-to-read book, you'll discover simple ways to instantly improve the outcome of your communication by avoiding communication blunders. Many communication problems occur because we say something inappropriate or omit saying what we should've said to create an atmosphere of respect, understanding and appreciation of everyone involved.
Instant Persuasion Summary
Good communication skills help create positive interactions with others, says Puhn: "[W]ords instantly create resentment and conflict or support and cooperation," as the author, a lawyer and mediator, has learned from experience. This helpful book encapsulates these simple yet timeless ideas into 35 pairs of "Do" and "Don't" rules, useful in work and in life. A straightforward explanation of the rule—e. While the structure of the chapters is tedious and predictable, the text flows easily. Puhn clearly identifies "blunders" and "wonders" of communication, which will help those who want to use the book as a reference rather than read it straight through.
INSTANT PERSUASION: How to Change Your Words to Change Your Life
Harvard-educated lawyer and mediator Puhn has written an interpersonal communication handbook to help us "say the right thing at the right time to the right people. A good read. The analogies in the book do a great job of explaining the communication "blunders" and "wonders". Instant Persuasion. Laurie Puhn. Instant Persuasion is a unique communication book that offers a creative way to reduce stress, resolve conflict, and enrich our relationships with family members, friends, and coworkers.