We, humans, are social creatures. That is the first thing we learned about ourselves either on books, by our parents, or anyone around us. Evethhough we are social creatures we have always dreamed of taking our social skills to the next level. Because to be honest we all have had a tough time making a big talk to the small ones. More interestingly, small talks get even tougher.
Social skill is just like any other skills. You need to sharpen it either by practicing or studying. Well, I would suggest practicing by studying. Being naturally charismatic and an effective communicator induces success in almost every contexts. However, you might need a little help to sharpen that skill. This is exactly when you start studying, then socialize.
Here is the list of books that you might want to head start with. Each book has its own coverage on the aspect of socializing.
This book talks about the four types of human behavior that we may come across. And how we can interact with them. What makes working in a team difficult is the way every human is groomed and built differently. This book reveals each type of person, their strengths, and their weaknesses. This certainly makes us easier to figure out how individuals absorb information. And how they want to be treated. A book that helps both professionally and personally. Moreover, a book that will keep your social skills shiny.
This book consists of 92 amazingly effective little tricks to initiate a conversation with anyone. Leil Lowndes has her own way of writing realistic books where she keeps the content very playful. She has expressed the 92 strategies giving them their own silly little names. This helps the readers to remember the strategies. You will be amazed to see your social skills taking heights. Likewise, this book covers aspects like body language, first impressions, and smooth effective conversations.
Published in 1937, this book’s ideology never gets old. Dale Carnegie presents his own ideas based on his study on human nature. This book helps you deal with even the toughest people. And that obviously takes striking skills. But don’t worry, this book teaches techniques to make people feel important, appreciated, and make them like you without them realizing explicitly. Moreover, this book teaches us how to treat people by relating the principles to his own real incidents.
One of Hollywood’s brightest and most respected executives Michael Levin talks about the importance of being an effortless and charming conversationalist. This book is a great guide to encourage you to initiate first conversations and eventually make the habit. Likewise, constant confidence can help make you more charming over time. Not all are born extroverted and charming. But you can always learn how to make it work for you. Hence the book is worth reading because charm can put your way to the top.