93% of all communication is non-verbal- 55% is made up of body language and the remaining 38% is tone of voice.

The way we present ourselves is key to being successful at work and home, so isn't it time we learnt how to master body language as well as conversation?

In Captivate, interpersonal intelligence expert Vanessa Van Edwards provides shortcuts for improving people skills, tested and refined in her human behaviour research lab. Captivate will teach you how to take control of social situations, replace anxiety with natural confidence and unearth the hidden dynamics of people.
Read this practical guide to become the most memorable person in any room.



ISBN: 9780241309919
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 320
Publication Date: 4 May 2017
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 23.4(H) x 15.3(L) x 2.3(W)
Weight (gm): 419



Everything Vanessa does is captivating, but this book is her masterpiece. Nearly every page contains surprising insights and practical tips to help you succeed more in life -- Chris Guillebeau, author of THE HAPPINESS OF PURSUIT
Captivate is packed full of useful information for anyone interested in improving their social skills - it's a must read -- Former FBI agent Joe Navarro, author of WHAT EVERY BODY IS SAYING
If you've ever thought 'I hope they have a dog at this dinner party so that I don't have to talk to anyone' read this book. Hello Captivate, goodbye awkward moments -- Jon Acuff, author of Do Over
Vanessa Van Edwards is pure gold, and this book is an invaluable guide to harnessing the science of what makes people tick. A must read if you want to use its power for good inside your company, cause or career -- Chase Jarvis, CEO of CreativeLive
Full of helpful tips, actionable anecdotes and fascinating research, Captivate is the consummate wingman (or woman) - a book you'll hear whispering in your ears, giving you social superpowers -- Jenny Blake, author of PIVOT
In Captivate, Vanessa Van Edwards has not only decoded the secret formula for what makes people tick, she also explains how to harness and put the latest people science into action -- Jordan Harbinger, founder of The Art of Charm
There is a big difference between faking your way into a building relationships and deeply understanding the science of what makes people tick so that you can naturally and effectively connect with them. Captivate teaches this science in a fun and accessible way, so that you apply the learning in your everyday life, growing your network, influence and impact -- Pamela Slim, author of BODY OF WORK
This book is rewarding regardless of your level of skill in getting along with others -- Art Markman PhD, co-author of BRAINS BRIEFS


Author Biography

Vanessa Van Edwards is an interpersonal intelligence expert and public speaker. Her behaviour research lab 'The Science of People' has been featured in Fast Company, Inc, Men's Health, Forbes, and on Fox News. She is a monthly columnist for Entrepreneur, the leading instructor in people skills on Udemy and CreativeLive, and has lead trainings at a number of Fortune 500 companies around the world. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People

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