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Trust Me: Four Steps to Authenticity and Charisma

3.8  ·  Rating Details ·  35 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Nick Morgan shows how anyone can be an effective speaker by presenting an image of authenticity and respect for their audience, whether in a group presentation or a one-on-one conversation. He presents a four-step process, perfected in his teaching at Harvard, that enables the reader to use their own personal speaking style while becoming a more persuasive and charismatic ...more
Hardcover, 209 pages
Published December 1st 2008 by Jossey-Bass (first published 2008)
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JP
May 18, 2013 JP rated it it was amazing
What makes this book powerful is its distinct perspective, based on the nature of human behavior and intuition, rather than a logical approach to speaking. Nick Morgan also demonstrates a successful track record to back his theories. Trust Me is already a favorite for me in the genre of communication and leadership books. The key idea behind his approach is that every conversation is really two conversations: the verbal and the non-verbal. Excellent communicates combine the two for maximum ...more
Erin
Feb 18, 2012 Erin rated it really liked it
Anyone who has to present, give speeches, lead meetings, or communicate in public in any way will benefit from reading this book. Morgan writes about the two channels of communication, verbal and non-verbal. The often-neglected non-verbal gestures and body language that accompany our speech can unconsciously determine the success or failure of a communication. He explains how this happens and how to use this knowledge to improve our communication.
Jef
Jan 01, 2016 Jef rated it it was amazing
initially the book started quite slow with a bit of theory however give this one some time. it goes into great depth on practical examples on the difference and importance of the 2 "conversations" verbal and non-verbal..

it makes a lot of practical sense and lays it out step by step.. a quick read as well. one that should be mandatory reading in schools!
Ron
Mar 22, 2015 Ron rated it really liked it
Not as helpful as The Charisma Myth, but still somewhat practical and based on some decent ideas.

The main takeaway: Leadership is based on persuasive communication, which is based on both verbal and nonverbal messages; if the two messages are in conflict, people will believe the nonverbal messages; the way to master nonverbal messages is through mastering intent; in other words, Method Acting.
Kellog Mcpussy
Aug 16, 2015 Kellog Mcpussy rated it liked it
Practical, but repetitive at times. I'd rate this only slightly lower than The Charisma Myth, though.
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