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Simple, no nonsense tools for better communication that can be put into practice in as little as five minutes.

Learn how to communicate more effectively with your colleagues, business partners and family.

The book will guide you through behavioural economics, psychology, and self-leadership.

Benefit from immediately applicable exercises and techniques.

BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: LID Publishing

ISBN:978-1-911498-41-4

FORMAT: 180x120mm

Bookbinding: Hardback

Number of pages: 128 pp


AUTHORS

Emma is the Director and Founder of London Speechworkshops who deliver one to one and corporate training to increase personal effectiveness through a unique approach to communication, presentation skills and accent softening. Clients include the Korean Olympic bid team, Times newspaper group, Credit Suisse and many more. Emma is also an award winning theatre director, social entrepreneur, founder of social enterprise, soapsandstories.co.uk, business woman and founder of www.wearesunflower.com


REVIEWS

Fascinating, accessible and practically useful. The Connection Book will open your eyes to a layer of daily interactions you didn’t know were there.

Jamie Simmonds, managing director, TheTin

It is about using your personal talents and benefits when creating human relations. It sounds easy, but in reality, it is one of the hardest things to master. Through 50 tips in The Connection Book you will receive the key to create these ever so important human relations that will accelerate your career.

Simone Andersen, journalist and author of The Networking Book

Anyone and everyone will benefit from reading The Connection Book– practical, easy to read, yet so powerful in tackling today’s number one challenge – communication. The simple layout and ease of reading almost disguise the depth of knowledge within. It’s one to dip in and out of, leading to well-thumbed pages as it’s used over and over to fine-tune comms, both at home and at work. Anyone who wants to self-improve must read it!

Jane Sunley, best-selling business author and founder of employee engagement experts, Purple Cubed

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