In a world full of job uncertainty and portfolio careers, there is one vital skill that all of us should develop - that of selling ourselves. Based on her experience as psychologist on the Labour Party's election campaign and a decade training people in companies such as BA, BT and M&S, Philippa Davies' book takes an insightful look into the very personal aspects of irresistibility. The book includes advice on: - the world of the constant sale - the psychology of influencing others - influencing skills in specific situations - packaging yourself and seeing off the competition Written in a frank, accessible style, and full of practical advice, useful tips and, above all, humour, Philippa Davies' book will help us all to become truly hard to resist.
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(176mm x 111mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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UK Kirkus Review »
In today's world it has become increasingly important to be a good self-publicist - people believe what you tell them and shrinking violets get ignored. The concept of 'selling yourself', however, is alien to most people. This book, by top psychologist Davies, will help you boost your self-confidence so that others do begin to find you irresistible. Low self-esteem is quickly diminished as Davies shows you how to become aware of your strong points and focus on these. Situations - such as cocktail parties and job interviews - are analysed and simple tips on how to make a more favourable impression are given. A book to help change your life. (Kirkus UK)
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Author Biography - Philippa Davies
Philippa Davies runs her own company, Voiceworks, which trains and runs seminars on presentation skills, media skills, voice technique, motivation and handling difficult interactions. She has had 4 books previously published by Piatkus. She also regularly appears on TV and radio, and speaks at conferences throughout Europe. She lives in Wales with her husband and two sons.