"This book presents easy-to-follow, practical, achievable and concise lessons that can make all the difference in social business encounters." - Dr Tim Payne, Scientist "ENGAGE is full of practical ideas and techniques with relevant research findings that are brought to life with personal anecdotes." - Dr Christian Pitsopoulis, Psychologist "In this book, Duncan shares that his advanced skills were not innate, but rather very deliberately built over his career. This book is the perfect guide for mastering everything from breaking the ice to gracefully exiting a conversation." - Dr. Joe Ungemah, author of Misplaced Talent: A Guide to Better People Decisions "ENGAGE provides critical interpersonal skills for executives seeking success in complex future work environments." - Brigadier Peter Gates, AM, CSM
Many highly skilled professionals find that, after a few years in their industry, their career starts to hit a ceiling. It’s not a lack of technical skills that’s holding them back but a lack of people skills. These days, just being highly skilled at your job is not enough. You also need to be able to connect with, influence and lead people. If you’re in this situation, this is the book for you. Using his proven ENGAGE Model, Executive Coach Duncan Fish will show you how to:
•prepare mentally for social encounters
•make an awesome first impression
•master the art small talk and never run out of things to say
•project authority and confidence with your body language
•influence using a variety of linguistic techniques
•develop and deepen mutually beneficial relationships
•be a leader who empowers and inspires others. It’s time to stop sitting on the sidelines.
It’s time to stop missing out on life’s opportunities. It’s time to Engage.