Success Secrets:

People Skills

Connecting with People

How To Become More Successful in Business by Learning to Connect with Others

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Founder, Ten3 Business e-Coach Your 360 Achievement Catalyst! 


Why Connect with People?

Connecting with people "is not about being phony or acting like someone you are not; it's about creating a favorable link between your internal nature with its beliefs and values, and the external world where you go to work,", says Nicholas Boothman, the author of How To Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less.

Your People Skills 360

Presentation: Focus On Your Audience

Learning to connect fast with your customers, colleagues, bosses, employees, and even total strangers by taking full advantage of your body, your mind, your voice, and above all your imagination will give you a significant competitive edge. It will help you maximize the potential in every relationship, be it personal, business-related, or social.

Influencing People: Yin-Yang Strategies

Impactful Presenter: Top 10 Tips

Eye Contact

Eye is one of the most important nonverbal channels you have for communication and connecting with other people. "The cheapest, most effective way to connect with people is to look them into the eye," advises  Nicholas Boothman.  Eyes are not only the "window to the soul", they also answer the critical questions when you are trying to connect:

  • Is he paying attention to what I'm saying?

  • Does this person find me attractive?

  • Does this person like me?... More

Listening: Yin-Yang Balance

Take the Preferred Styles Into Account

To work effectively with people, take their preferred style of interaction and decision-making into account. Many misunderstandings derive from differences in style.

Same Reality, Different Perceptions

Cultural Differences

For example, "Perceivers" may see "Judgers" as unwilling to take the time to explore creative options. Conversely, "Judgers" can become irritated by "Perceivers" who may stray from the agenda... More

Connecting with Senses

"To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart." ~ Donald Laird

Understand EGA of Your Audience

Different people take in the world through different senses. People have different preferred ways of thinking and communicating their experiences some express themselves in pictures,  others talk about how things sound to them, and others speak about how things feel. If you want to connect with them, you have to figure out which sense they favor... More



Building Relationships

First Impression


People Skills

Create Greater Value for Other People


Leader 360


Solving People Problems

Managing Cultural Differences

How To Make Effective Presentations

Impactful Presenter: Top 10 Tips

First Impression

Public Speaker BEs and DON'T BEs

How To Sell Your Ideas To Decision Makers

Effective Format of Presentation

How To Keep Your Audience Interested

Venture Presentation

Venture Presentation: 8 Issues in 8 Minutes

How To Make Effective Venture Presentation

Knowing People

Mental Maps


Understanding Perceptions

4 NLP Perceptual Positions

Effective Communication

Face-To-Face Communication

Eye Contact

Body Language

3 Magical Phrases To Get People Listening

How To Communicate Your Ideas to Others

Business Communication

10 Effective Business Communication Tips

10 Essentials of Effective Communication

Persuading People

Effective Listening