REAL People Skills


How to be influential without fighting, bulldozing or banging your head!



REAL People Skills is for you if:

  • You’d like to be more influential but you don’t want to be perceived as pushy, aggressive or manipulative?
  • You want to understand some of the ‘soft’ skills that successful leaders and great communicators use?
  • You’d like to enhance your Emotional Intelligence (EQ)?
  • You want people to understand what you want and then take action?
  • You want to build great relationships, so you’re thought of as an influential leader?
  • You’re busy – you want techniques that you can learn easily and that don’t involve you spending days sitting on your bum at a training course?
  • You want something that’s effective, down to earth and that works?
  • You like to be entertained and have practical examples that enhance your learning?
  • You’ve noticed that treating everyone the same gets very mixed responses?

What you’ll find:

  • A conversational and humorous writing style that’s easy to read and digest.
  • Many useful and often funny examples of how to apply the techniques in your own life.
  • Checklists at the end of each chapter to remind you of how each skill can be easily developed and implemented.
  • Easy assignments so you can put the skills to use immediately.
  • Colourful cartoons that add interest and help illustrate key points.

In REAL People Skills you’ll learn how to:

  • Provide the motivation for people (including yourself) to get things done.
  • Use key influencing skills from NLP – without all the jargon.
  • Have people hanging on every word of your presentation.
  • Build trust and be authentic.
  • Avoid people disconnecting and drifting off.
  • Tailor your message to their thinking style so they understand what you want.
  • Eliminate the frustration and time wasting that occurs when communication is misunderstood
  • Identify a persons values by the way they talk and behave, then use those values to inspire and motivate them.
  • Connect easily with people who have different sensory preferences or learning styles.
  • Discover the ‘hidden messages’ you send when you think you’re not ‘saying’ anything.