Liespotting Book

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To be able to spot lies you have to go deeper and understand their underlying motives. Lying is a cooperative act.

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Very interesting, and a nice, quick read. The author as fulfilled my expectations and made me more aware of where to look for evidence. Stories of Wisdom and Love combines research, storytelling, and honest observations to challenge the outdated notion that justice requires trading an eye for an eye. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

For the book Liespotting, all video converter filehippo she worked with a team of researchers over several years and completed a comprehensive survey of all of the published research on deception detection. When a book is title Liespotting you expect that the main focus of the book will be about lies right? Hated it What would have made Liespotting better? Her book put much emphasis on establishing behaviour for an individual to interpret things such as spotting lies. What reaction did this book spark in you?

Liespotting (Audiobook) by Pamela Meyer

It is a secret that they keep from themselves, and this fools our spidy-sense. But you'd have to carefully question the methodology of either study, since it seems like that would be nearly impossible to measure in real life anyway.

For as long as salespeople have been asking buyers to make commitments, buyers have been throwing out objections. It feels better than analyzing every facial tic or verbal mark.

Liespotting Proven Techniques to Detect Deception by Pamela Meyer

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The same basics can be found in other books on the topic despite claims made. Getting someone to tell the truth is an essential skill that very few people possess.

If you are interested in exploring the subject I would recommend that you read. There are myriad ways in the current business environment for a company's well-considered business plans to go awry. How to look for suspicious behavior that may indicate lying.

For example, Lord Monckton is a very credible speaker if you only go by the techniques given in the book. The last part of the book remains to me a big mystery.

But I it would be pretty cool if it actually worked! Not a lot of this was explained either. Deceptive Title The general concepts of dissembling are covered but half the book is padding which is both irritating and patronising. From Workplace to Playspace is about visionary, courageous, innovative, and persistent organizations that challenge long-held preconceptions about the incompatibility of workplace and playspace. But if a person is made to forget the long-term outcomes, he or she can be influenced to disclose sensitive information that's being withheld.

This book was a very quick and easy read with concise actionable recommendations for how to make sizeable improvements, suggesting very high return on investment. No one can lie to you unless you agree to be lied to. Her delivery and insights are impressive if your using the information for business. Overall the concept is interesting and quite intriguing. The verbal portion was what I found to be the most interesting.

Most people trip through life asking bad questions - of teachers, friends, coworkers, clients, prospects, experts, and suspects. You can be in a relationship that can last for decades and not realize you are being psychologically and emotionally controlled, manipulated, and abused. In the end, it appeared to more of a research paper than a book. We can let them go, really. Her book focuses on the facial expressions, postures, how body language can have a major role when spotting a lie and some advice on verbal phrases and responses.

When you're dealing with a random sales person, banker, or other basic stranger, you can't know their baseline behavior. Somewhat useful if obnoxious. All in all good read though. The tittle should be another one, relating to lies in the job. Still, most of it is helpful.

Meyer never addresses this crucial aspect of deception spotting. None of us is immune, and all of us are victims.

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Now there's something we can do about it. Even people trained in questioning, such as journalists and lawyers, commonly ask questions that get partial or misleading answers.

It turns out the book is helpful only in some cases. The general concepts of dissembling are covered but half the book is padding which is both irritating and patronising. Those are the chapters that deal with actual lie spotting. Video would be crucial if you wanted to make this habitual.

There were a few clues mentioned, but almost the first half was explaining what a lie is, why we tell them, how rampant lying is, and why we need the ability to detect them. What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. Seemed like a useful book. First half of the book is about lie detection, pure and simple.

If someone gives a long story that does not focus on the emotive source of a problem, this is an indication of falsehood. Betrayal oozes out of him from every pore. The ultimate goal of Meyer's book, I deduce is that we should follow a behavioural pattern and our gut instinct importantly. Flowing text, Original pages. Open Preview See a Problem?

Overall good information, but half of the book can be skipped. For that reason, be aware that when you read this book, you are travelling through Meyer's narrative, as she sees it, and there is more then one side to any story. Lots of stories about people being lied to and how they handled it.