The essential skills of persuading and influencing others, written by an expert psychologist and image consultant
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.
This combination of inner-self stroking and targeted strategy looks set to become an instant classic and makes indispensable reading for all of us who know we could do better - Rebecca Johnson, amazon.co.uk
Great for quick, confidence-boosting tips - Top Sante
Want to know how to sell yourself to an unsuspecting public? Then you need to talk to image guru Philippa Davies. - South Wales Echo
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.