What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Self-Help - 272 pages
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He says that's his best offer. Is it?

She says she agrees. Does she?

The interview went great—or did it?

He said he'd never do it again. But he did.

Read this book and send your nonverbal intelligence soaring. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to "speed-read" people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You'll also learn how your body language can influence what your boss, family, friends, and strangers think of you. You will discover:

  • The ancient survival instincts that drive body language
  • Why the face is the least likely place to gauge a person's true feelings
  • What thumbs, feet, and eyelids reveal about moods and motives
  • The most powerful behaviors that reveal our confidence and true sentiments
  • Simple nonverbals that instantly establish trust
  • Simple nonverbals that instantly communicate authority

Filled with examples from Navarro's professional experience, this definitive book offers a powerful new way to navigate your world.

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Speed Reading People

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What Every Body Is Saying is a wonderfully informative and fascinating book on the art of reading people. Joe Navarro provides a thoughtful and detailed review of personally attained data and presents ... Read full review

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Joe: Are u pregnant? Daughter: no. Sound affects: bing bang pow. Joe: why you blink twice, then rub ur eyes!? You lied to me! Daughter crying: you spit when you spoke. Joe: Sorry :-(

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About the author (2009)

Joe Navarro was a career FBI agent specializing in nonverbal communications and is now a lecturer and consultant for major companies worldwide. He has appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews, the Today show, the CBS Early Show, CNN, Fox News, and other major media. He lives in Tampa, Florida.

Marvin Karlins received his Ph.D. in psychology from Princeton University and is senior professor of management at the University of South Florida. He is the author of twenty-three books and most recently collaborated with Joe Navarro on Phil Hellmuth Presents Read 'Em and Reap.

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