How To Be Interesting

How To Be Interesting : Simple Ways to Increase Your Personal Appeal

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An irreverent, colourful guide to becoming more interesting and successful by gaining self-knowledge and building your confidence and charisma In addition to having scads of acting and writing credits between them, actor David Gillespie and writer Mark Warren are co-founders of a unique organization. Called The Speechworks, it is a group of performance-based professionals who draw upon their professional expertise to teach clients including businesspeople, sports stars, politicians, actors, writers and celebrities the skills they need to communicate more effectively, to impress others with charisma and find greater success at work and in life. In this wildly funny, irreverent and practical guide they share their proprietary formula for achieving a heightened and sustained level of interestingness.
* Practical tips for achieving everyday interestingness, along with personality tests to aid self-knowledge * Tons of fascinating quotes, outrageous humour and vibrant visual material including mindmaps and infographics * Everything you need to increase your personal appeal, engage more effectively with those around you and lead a more enjoyable and fulfilling life * The Speechworks clients include Fortune 500 & FTSE 100 companies, professional bodies, start-ups and SMEs, charities, politicians and sports personalities
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 11mm | 186g
  • Capstone Publishing Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 0857084062
  • 9780857084064
  • 400,877

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Simple Ways to Make Yourself Memorable

No one is saying you're not interesting... but how would you like to be even more popular? You don't have to be 'wacky' or side-splittingly witty. It's all about being engaging, appealing and compelling.

How to be Interesting shows you how to do it by focusing on how comfortable you are with yourself, how interested you are in other people, and how well you communicate.

Packed with quotes, case studies and plenty of food for thought, it'll give you the tools to think about how interesting you could be.
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Table of contents

1 Know yourself Page 29 2 Be interested Page 50 3 Be enquiring Page 86 4 Be you Page 118
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Review quote

The authors who come from the world of stage and screen clearly love the art of storytelling, which makes for an entertaining read. (Management Today, May 2013)
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About David Gillespie

The actor, David Gillespie and writer, Mark Warren have many acting and writing credits between them in TV, film, stage and publishing.
They are also the founders of The Speechworks - a select group of performance-based professionals who brings years of experience from the worlds of film, TV, theatre, presentation, psychology, advertising, PR, journalism and voice production. They use this experience and insight to teach the skills and techniques that professional performers employ and help clients harness them with confidence.
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