Content tagged with "interpersonal"

The Art of Conversation: A Guided Tour of a Neglected Pleasure
Book Review
May 11, 2018
118

“I shouldn’t have finished this. The author’s writing style bugged me. I did like how the book is organized – a chapter for each different aspect of conversation, each with a set of ‘Rules’ – but she…”

The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase
Book Review
January 7, 2019
230

“This is just a lovely little book. If anything, it taught me that all the little rhetorical flourishes you see in memorable writing have names. There are patterns. These things are not random….”

The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community
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Book Review
June 19, 2014
45

“I did not write a review for this book.”

The Intelligent Conversationalist: 31 Cheat Sheets That Will Show You How to Talk to Anyone About Anything, Anytime
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Book Review
January 26, 2017
43

“I did not write a review for this book.”

Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
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Book Review
October 20, 2016
34

“I did not write a review for this book.”

Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos
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Book Review
May 30, 2017
131

“This title of this book should have made the narrow focus a bit more clear: this is not a book about general employee collaboration, but it’s rather specifically about professional services firms….”

Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well
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Book Review
March 9, 2017
61

“Astonishingly good book with a title that doesn’t do it justice. This is one of the most profound books I’ve read on human communication and self-perception. I will re-read this again, likely multiple…”