Caroline

 
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Negotiation Mastery: Tools for the 21st Century Ne&hellip by Simon Horton
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This book is a huge help if you need to learn practical tools and principles for negotiation, and indeed influence and sales. The author combines a real depth of experience and understanding and distils it to really useful fundamentals. I loved the examples and stories he used of how the skills work in practice, and was impressed by the depth of sources he references. It's a lovely balance of expert advice expressed in a clear, distilled way. I've taken loads of ideas on board and will be using them for the negotiation of life as well as business!
I Laughed, I Cried: How One Woman Took on Stand-Up&hellip by Viv Groskop
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Stand-up is one of the scariest things you can ever do, and Viv Groskop's diary of her 100 gigs in 100 nights reminds us that any skill worth having - however effortless the masters make it look is hard-won. It's full of wise words too - some gorgeous lessons around the importance of being able to be vulnerable - how actually, when we take the "mask" off, that's when we're funniest and most powerful. I particularly loved the sections where Viv goes to train with Dr Brown at clown boot camp, and how she describes the power of finding our clown, the bit of ourselves that is scared to fall flat on our faces and the power of relishing and leaning into that. Blimey that's a masterclass… Read more
Influence: What it really means and how to make it&hellip by Jenny Nabben
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book!, 6 Jan 2014
This is a really useful book. Loads of recent research on how the brain works, combined with the author's corporate experience makes this a great guide to influencing others in a way that works for everyone. It helps you understand your own style and how to flex it so that you can be more persuasive and effective at work. Well worth a read.

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