Wish you knew exactly what to say in awkward social situations? Or that you had a formula for charisma?
You need to know how people work.
As a human behaviour investigator, Vanessa Van Edwards studies the hidden forces that drive our behaviour patterns - and she's cracked the code.
In Captivate she shares a wealth of shortcuts, systems and behaviour hacks to help you take charge of your interactions. You'll learn a game plan for navigating any social situation, unique ways to break away from the same old small talk, how to speed-read faces to predict people's emotions, and much more besides.
When you understand the laws of human behaviour you can get along with anyone. With Vanessa's help, you will never interact in the same way again.
Everything Vanessa does is captivating, but this book is her masterpiece. Nearly every page contains surprising insights and practical tips to help you succeed more in life (Chris Guillebeau, author of THE HAPPINESS OF PURSUIT)
Captivate is packed full of useful information for anyone interested in improving their social skills - it's a must read (Former FBI agent Joe Navarro, author of WHAT EVERY BODY IS SAYING)
If you've ever thought 'I hope they have a dog at this dinner party so that I don't have to talk to anyone' read this book. Hello Captivate, goodbye awkward moments (Jon Acuff, author of DO OVER)
Vanessa Van Edwards is pure gold, and this book is an invaluable guide to harnessing the science of what makes people tick. A must read if you want to use its power for good inside your company, cause or career (Chase Jarvis, CEO of CreativeLive)