Books by Nick Morgan

Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact

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In this provocative yet practical book, Nick Morgan explores recent brain and behavioral science revelations about how humans communicate—the subtle gestures, visual cues, sounds, and signals that elicit emotion. He then goes on to show us how to shape, control, and prompt these natural, unconscious responses people have in groups, as well as how to control the unconscious mind to connect with other people powerfully and persuasively. The result? A new way to command influence over others.

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Trust Me: Four steps to Authenticity and Charisma

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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. In Trust Me, Nick 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 communicator and leader. The basis of this process is the fact that when words and body language are in conflict, body language wins every time. This isn’t easy to overcome, because normally body language is immediate, while the words lag slightly behind, and even a momentary conflict is perceptible to the audience. The key to success is to train your body language to unconsciously align with your message.

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Give Your Speech, Change The World: How to Move Your Audience to Action

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Give Your Speech, Change The World takes public speaking to a higher level with a new audience-centered approach that combines aspects of ancient Greek rhetorical practice with proven modern-day communication techniques. It fills a gap in this market with a more sophisticated treatment of public speaking. Most books in this genre are gimmicky, ‘tips and tricks’ books. Nick offers both a more historical treatment of public speaking alongside practical guidelines. ‘Kinesthetic’ speaking involves actively ‘listening’ to your audience with your whole body, and is the element of public speaking that moves audiences to action.This book teaches managers of all levels how to successfully use this type of public speaking to engage audiences of any size, intellectually, emotionally, as well as physically.

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