• Improve Your Conversations

  • The Essential Guidebook on How to Talk to Anyone, Improve Your Social Skills, People Skills, Verbal Communication and Conversational Intelligence
  • By: Patrick Bennett
  • Narrated by: Jacob McNatt
  • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (123 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Do you want to talk to anyone, in any situation, with great ease? Do you want to have great success in relationships through verbal communication? Then you need this audiobook!

Effective communication is at the heart of all rewarding human relationships. The ability to both express oneself and to understand what someone is expressing to you is the foundation of making any relationship more fulfilling. Conversation is what separates us from all other species. It’s our ability to exchange ideas, views, and feelings with one another through the magic of spoken language.

But, maybe, you’ve had that moment, at a dinner party or even a crucial job interview, when your mind went blank. Or, maybe, you often say things you regret to those closest to you. Or, perhaps, you have an ongoing fear of talking with others. Or, you’re the painfully shy type. If any of these are true for you, then Improve Your Conversations will help you.

Good conversation has a flow like life itself. And just like life, conversation is full of ups and downs, good times and bad times, and achievements and setbacks. It’s our belief that the art and science of good conversation involves ongoing acknowledgment of this flow as it occurs. Life is conversation, and conversation is life.

You will learn:

  • The basic skills that will let you take your conversation to the next level
  • Ways how these skills are useful in a wide variety of settings: in the workplace, at home, with close friends, or total strangers
  • Ways how these skills will step up your game in those most dreaded arenas: public speaking and telephone conversation even if you are shy, not a good speaker, and/or always have difficulty talking to others

Scroll to the top of the page, select the "buy now" button, and start improving your conversations in love, life, work - anywhere!

©2019 Patrick Bennett (P)2019 Patrick Bennett

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The fundamental of (informal) communication

In other words, if you're a nerd, a techie, someone too analytical, someone too business-minded, someone too serious etc, that you just don't know what to talk about except work and formal stuff, then get this book.

I was exactly the type of person that I described above. This book has changed my outlook and how I interact with friends completely.

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Perfect book for an Introvert

I don't fear conversation, but often felt like I hit a dead end after "Hi, how are you". This book allows me to take my conversations to more engaging levels and form relationships faster.

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Best Book for Conversations

I would say that many people would need this book so that to be able to become better speaker, better in everything, in communication and leave your fears while you talk to many people.

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would not recommend

Nothing new and goes completely off track at times talking about things not relevant

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Underwhelming

A lot of talking about potentially challenging situations, and introducing hypotheticals, but when it comes to giving actual advice, nothing is provided. A book about conversation for people who’ve never had a conversation. Save yourself your time and money and skip this book. Such poor content, unbelievable!

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just listen it. GREAT

This is, quite simply, probably the best book about social interaction i've ever listen. it literally transformed my method of conversation overnight, and clearly articulates both basic techniques and detailed exercises to make you a better conversationalist. Highly recommended for shy people, introverts, or anyone struggling with having quality and meaningful conversations.

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Modern Dale Carnegie

Improve Your Conversations is HANDS DOWN the best book on the matter I have seen in giving you actual tips, exercises, examples, and a great approach for thinking about conversation and breaking it down. I'm obviously a fan. The author breaks conversation down into tiny pieces and shows you exactly what you are probably doing wrong and how to improve it with what to say. Really useful, and due for a re-read this weekend.

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teen narrator?

repeats sections odd irrelevant content but I just could not get past it sounded like a adolescent reading it and with an odd cadence

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Simple yet profound

Need I say more. I have enjoyed reading this book and highly recommend it to anyone who wants to have meaningful conversations. I was always told going into a conversation to think of a couple things you want to ask other person; however, After listening this book and implementing it into my life that’s far from the truth. Let the conversation flow, let it flow, be present. Great book.

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Two thumbs up

Would highly recommend the book to anyone that wants to gain better conversation skills. That's what the book promises and it definitely delivers, from the first chapter and how it all ties together with improv comedy.

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  • 02-13-21

Very basic

This book is ok but covers the basics of communication which most people will already know, those of you looking for a more complex book should look elsewhere

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  • Aitch
  • 02-04-22

Poor

I gave up on this with about 30 minutes to go and returned it, which is rare for me. It's possible to listen at about 1.8x speed and not miss anything. The content is dreadful, nothing insightful or scientific, mostly common sense. It's like someone with a laypersons interest in the topic wrote down everything they could think of or had heard about this topic on the TV, then padded it out.

Awful - avoid.

Don't be fooled by the high rating - I find the number of 5* reviews across all criteria very suspicious on this book, when you read some of them they are generic and almost certainly fake.

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  • chris
  • 10-26-21

Some good points, but...

Some of the advice in here is intuitively very sound and inspiring, even if it does just seem to be the author's own ideas and observations. However, not much of the book turned out to be relevant to me as someone who is probably okay in conversation generally but is not naturally talkative and outgoing. Also, the author's bitter rant about people who use filler words in their speech (i.e. any normal person) was bizarre and off-putting.
It sounds like it is being narrated by a Simpsons character, which was strange at first but grew on me!

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  • Saskra Suny
  • 11-20-19

I follow this audiobook is very helpful

I would also recommend this audiobook for those looking to improve the quality of their verbal communication and improve your social skills. I follow this audiobook is very helpful.

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  • Titli Ta
  • 11-20-19

This audiobook is superb and I highly recommend it

This is an amazing book for starting on social aptitudes. This audiobook is superb and I highly recommend it is probably the best social skills audiobook.

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  • Dolly Dam
  • 11-20-19

I definitely sure you can Improve talk to anyone.

I definitely recommended this audiobook for those lacking social skills. It covers everything from start to finish and even dating. I suggest devoting time and effort into this audiobook so you can Improve talk to anyone.

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  • Shannon A. Purcell
  • 11-19-19

I would say that important audiobook

I would say that many people would need this audiobook so that to be able to become better speaker, better in everything, in communication and leave your fears while you talk to many people.

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  • Martin D. Holt
  • 11-19-19

This audiobook is give good techniques

I picked up a lot of techniques to try on my future conversations with friends. This audiobook allows me to take my conversations to more engaging levels and form relationships faster.

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  • Eduardo A. Bruton
  • 11-19-19

It opened my eyes

It opened my eyes to a new way of thinking about social conversations. Much I've what I'd learnt from years of university education turns out to be real conversation killers. Really appreciated this alternative perspective on what's important to connect and interact with people through relaxed conversation.

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  • Jeffrey K. Dragon
  • 11-19-19

This audiobook is very nice

This audiobook always want to influence and persuade to win a conversation. But indeed that is debate and argumentative. A lot of this is common sense, but that seems to be a superpower nowadays.