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Visit WWW.PATRICKKINGCONSULTING.COM for FREE access to (1) The Flawless Interaction Checklist and (2) The Better Conversations Worksheet and also view more of his writing.
Patrick King is a Social Interaction Specialist and Conversation Coach based in San Francisco, California.
He's been featured in: GQ Magazine, TedX, Forbes, NBC News, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Men's Fitness, Inc., ATTN, Real Simple Magazine, and Creative Live.
When he's not helping clients conquer the world, he's either fronting an 80′s cover band or training for his next 10k.
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How to get inside people’s heads without them knowing.Read People Like a Book isn’t a normal book on body language of facial expressions. Yes, it includes all of those things, as well as new techniques on how to truly detect lies in your everyday life, but this book is more about understanding human psychology and nature. We are who we are because of our experiences and pasts, and this guides our habits and behaviors more than anything else. Parts of this book read like the most interesting and applicable psychology textbook you’ve ever read. Take a look inside yourself and others!
Understand the subtle signals that you are sending out and increase your emotional intelligence.Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and social skills coach. His writing draws of a variety of sources, from scientific research, academic experience, coaching, and real life experience.
Learn the keys to influencing and persuading others.•What people’s limbs can tell us about their emotions.•Why lie detecting isn’t so reliable when ignoring context.•Diagnosing personality as a means to understanding motivation.•Deducing the most with the least amount of information.•Exactly the kinds of eye contact to use and avoid
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Decode people’s thoughts and intentions, and you can go in any direction you want with them.
Networking events suck, but they can suck less. What to say and when to say to be likable, connect, and make a memorable impression.Actionable and applicable verbal maneuvers for just about every phase of conversation. From hello to goodbye, with strangers or old friends, you'll learn how to simply go deeper.
NO MORE: interview mode, awkward silence, or struggling to hold people’s attention.Better Small Talk is a unique read. Imagine the following situation: you've just put on your name tag, and you're approached by a stranger. What do you say? Nice weather today.No, we can do better than this. Learn better small talk to avoid awkwardness, put people at ease, and build real rapport.
Learn to open people up without them even realizing it.Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and social skills coach. His writing draws of a variety of sources, from scientific research, academic experience, coaching, and real life experience. He suffered for years as a shy introvert and managed to boil human interaction down to a science - first for himself, and now for you.
You'll learn exact dialogues, responses, phrases, and questions to use.•How to tell captivating stories and what to actually focus on.•Four ways to warm yourself up and prepare for even the most unpredictable conversations.•Instantly setting a tone of friendship and openness with strangers.•Common and subtle conversational habits you need to stop right now
Become someone who is magnetic and who can make new friends in any situation.Simple conversation is the gatekeeper to friendships, your dream career, romance, and overall happiness. The ability to connect with anyone is an underrated superpower. People will be more drawn to you without even knowing why, and never again people will people be bored talking to you. You’ll never run out of things to say when you master these conversation tactics.
Make each conversation count by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of the page.This is the sixth book in the “How to be More Likable and Charismatic” series as listed below:1. Improve Your Conversations: Think on Your Feet, Witty Banter, and Always Know What To Say with Improv Comedy Techniques2. Improve Your People Skills: How to Connect With Anyone, Communicate Effectively, Develop Deep Relationships, and Become a People Person3. The Art of Witty Banter: Be Clever, Be Quick, Be Interesting - Create Captivating Conversation4. Principles of Likability: Skills for a Memorable First Impression, Captivating Presence, and Instant Friendships5. Magnetic Charisma: How to Build Instant Rapport, Be More Likable, and Make a Memorable Impression – Gain the It Factor6. Better Small Talk: Talk to Anyone, Avoid Awkwardness, Generate Deep Conversations, and Make Real Friends
Learn to quickly read people and draw conclusions from seemingly innocent and easy questions.Some people are forthcoming, and others are not so much. Either they are guarded, or they are deliberately hiding something. Well, whatever the case, this book is how you crack them and learn exactly what they aren’t saying.
Tips from FBI interrogators, psychologists, and famous lawyers.How to Extract Info, Secrets, and Truth turns you into an expert reader of intentions, behavior, thoughts, and emotions. The tips in this book are used by professionals to extract valuable knowledge worth millions of dollars.You’ll read about body language, speed reading, thin slicing, and every other technique that has been scientifically proven.The goal of this book is to arm you with tools to uniquely understand and peel back the layers on people before they even know it. No one will be a puzzle to you anymore.
How to subtly direct a conversation to exactly what you want. Exactly what to look and listen for.Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and social skills coach. His writing draws of a variety of sources, from scientific research, academic experience, coaching, and real life experience.
Protect yourself from those trying to probe you.The value of knowing how to extract information is in understanding human nature. That is the true purpose of this book. Once you know how people think, and what patterns tend to form, you’ll be armed with a powerful tool for the rest of your life.
Subconscious and psychologically proven methods to attract others, spark chemistry, and create affection and love.
There is a definitive science to attraction, and it turns out we’ve been doing it wrong the entire time. This book is your textbook and field manual for (1) how to flirt better, (2) have better sex, and (3) plant the seeds of romantic love in whomever you want.
Understand the instinctual and evolutionary triggers of attraction.
The Science of Attraction (2nd Edition) is an in-depth look at human attraction and what draws people together. It dives into peer-reviewed research, combined with the insightful and straightforward observations of a renowned dating coach - Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and acclaimed speaker and coach. Together, this book is the ultimate guide to inform, diagnose, and recommend highly actionable steps to take your dating life to the next level. No tricks, no manipulation; only getting inside the human psyche.
Find the shortcuts to powerful chemistry.
Too often, we rely on our own experiences with a sample size of one, or advice from friends that are perpetually single. There’s a better way – looking at the research and evidence about what we really want, not what we think we want. You’ll learn why we like who we like, and what to do about it.
Predict people's responses as a matter of psychology.
•How to attract from first sight and first touch.
•How evolutionary types of attraction are still highly relevant.
•How to win the chase.
•Flirting styles, methods, and sequences proven to work.
•How to trigger love by not focusing on it.
•How to know exactly what you want in a partner.
•How to have fulfilling sex - vanilla and kinky.
Take control of your love life and an authentic and genuine way.
This book is an introduction to how people think and what drives them, which makes this equally applicable to married and single people. This is how you transform your dating life and unlock the people around you.
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Think quickly on your feet: be smooth, funny, and clever – all at once. Goodbye awkward silences, hello conversational agility.In any interaction, witty banter is almost always the end goal. It allows you to (1) disarm and connect with anyone, (2) immediately exit boring small talk mode, and (3) instantly build rapport like you’re old friends.
Flow with the conversational twists and turns like water.The Art of Witty Banter examines the art, nuance, and mechanics of banter and charm to make you awitty comeback machine, the likes of which your friends have never seen. You’ll be able to handle, defend, disarm, and engage others in a way that makes you comfortable and confident with each growing day.
Transform "interview" conversations into comfortable rapport.Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and Social Skills and Conversation Coach. As someone who teaches people to speak for a living, he’s broken wit and banter down to a science and given you real guidelines on what to say and when.
Make a sharp, smart, and savvy impression every time.•Why the questions you use make people freeze.•How to master teasing, witty comebacks, and initiating jokes and humor.•What free association is and how it makes you quick-witted.
There’s no guesswork here – you’ll get exact examples and phrases to plug into your daily conversations.•The reactions and exact phrases to make yourself be heard.•The best types of compliments to give and what you’re doing wrong.•What a fallback story is and how it can save you.
Never again be boring, awkward, or generic.Conversation is the key to all that you want in life. Moving up in your career, making new friends, and romantic success - it all starts from the same foundation of conversation. So make the most out of them and specialize in witty banter. You’ll have a waiting list of new friends.This is the eighth book in the “How to be More Likable and Charismatic” series as listed below:1. Improve Your Conversations: Think on Your Feet, Witty Banter, and Always Know What To Say with Improv Comedy Techniques2. Improve Your People Skills: How to Connect With Anyone, Communicate Effectively, Develop Deep Relationships, and Become a People Person3. The Art of Witty Banter: Be Clever, Be Quick, Be Interesting - Create Captivating Conversation4. Principles of Likability: Skills for a Memorable First Impression, Captivating Presence, and Instant Friendships5. Magnetic Charisma: How to Build Instant Rapport, Be More Likable, and Make a Memorable Impression – Gain the It Factor6. Better Small Talk: Talk to Anyone, Avoid Awkwardness, Generate Deep Conversations, and Make Real Friends7. How to Listen with Intention8. The Art of Witty Banter (2nd Edition)
Outsmart your lazy and undisciplined tendencies. Become a productivity machine and achieve your goals in record time.Procrastination is the monster that we are always running from, but not always successfully. It lurks around every corner, and can completely sabotage your life. But you can learn to defeat it every time.
Stop wasting time. SAVE time and learn how to build momentum.The Science of Overcoming Procrastination is a deep dive into our tendency to push things until the last minute possible. It uncovers the biological and evolutionary science behind procrastination, and how we can beat these instinctual drives to triumph in our career and personal life. A plethora of studies are analyzed and put into illuminating contexts.Best of all, it’s a book of scientific solutions boiled down to everyday usefulness. You’ll be able to apply insight from this book immediately to slay your procrastination monster and get ahead of the pack.
Eliminate stress, anxiety, and overwhelm over falling behind or failing.Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and entrepreneur. His writing draws of a variety of sources, from scientific research, academic experience, coaching, and real life experience. He has battled the procrastination monster his entire life and brings proven techniques to you.
Discover discipline, willpower, and motivation that works for you.•A scientific and biological overview of your procrastination habit.•Warning signs to monitor your work ethic.•Psychological tactics to trigger your brain to productivity.
Overhaul your approach to productivity and output.•How to structure and schedule your life to safeguard against procrastination.•Simple yet effective tactics to get off your butt and into action.•How to beat analysis paralysis and other causes of mental freezing.
Get more done in less time so you can enjoy your life.Become the most reliable person you know. Break your habit of missing goals and letting people down. The ability to defeat procrastination is the ability to accomplish exactly what you want and gain access to wherever you want to go. Live your life instead of avoiding it!
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Learn to connect, create rapport, develop trust, and build deep relationships.In this day and age, the art of deep listening is a superpower. If you can make someone feel heard and important, you are on the highway to their heart. And it’s not as difficult or complex as you think.
How to go from stranger to cherished friend in record time.How to Listen with Intention is ultimately a book about relationships. A relationship must be give-and-take - are you taking more than you are giving? Are you making people feel comfortable opening up to you? Are you listening well, or unwittingly being a conversational/relationship narcissist?It’s time to ask these difficult questions and learn the skills to not only help people in times of need, but create new friendships with just about anyone -- after all, who doesn’t like to be heard?
Increase your emotional intelligence and people analyzing skills.Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and social skills coach. His writing draws a variety of sources, from scientific research, academic experience, coaching, and real-life experience.
Understand people two levels beneath their actual words.--The most damaging mindsets for listening.--How we are all biologically programmed to be terrible listeners, and we have no idea about it.--The one person you should emulate for better listening.--How listening styles, frames, and levels can help you - and how you are not even close to what you think you are.--The concept of active, reflective listening, and why it’s so tough.--Reading people, emotional intelligence, and empathy.
Become the most trusted ally and source of comfort and understanding.Ease people’s burdens, and they will help you with yours. If you want to improve the quality of your relationships, understand conflict resolution, hear people’s deepest desires, and jump into people’s inner circles, this is the book for you. You are about to learn the most valuable interpersonal skill of all, even more important than witty banter and charisma.
Speak up, be heard, and get ready to listen. Click the BUY Button and start your journey.This is the seventh book in the “How to be More Likable and Charismatic” series as listed below:1. Improve Your Conversations: Think on Your Feet, Witty Banter, and Always Know What To Say with Improv Comedy Techniques2. Improve Your People Skills: How to Connect With Anyone, Communicate Effectively, Develop Deep Relationships, and Become a People Person3. The Art of Witty Banter: Be Clever, Be Quick, Be Interesting - Create Captivating Conversation4. Principles of Likability: Skills for a Memorable First Impression, Captivating Presence, and Instant Friendships5. Magnetic Charisma: How to Build Instant Rapport, Be More Likable, and Make a Memorable Impression – Gain the It Factor6. Better Small Talk: Talk to Anyone, Avoid Awkwardness, Generate Deep Conversations, and Make Real Friends7. How to Listen with Intention: The Foundation of True Connection, Communication, and Relationships
Struggle to hold people’s attention and keep them interested? Always feel stuck in boring interview mode?Whether you want to befriend strangers more easily, banter more smoothly with friends, or simply avoid the crushing tension of a never ending silence, Awkward Silences is the book you need to succeed.
No more conversations that end prematurely - not by choice.Discover the subtle and nuanced tactics that allow you to seize control of any conversation and create social chemistry. This book will arm you with definitive tactics, maneuvers, and replies to whatever comes your way. This book is highly actionable, with step-by-step analyses of complex concepts like sarcasm, the ultimate witty comeback, conflict conversations, and storytelling. You’ll get exact words and phrases, NOT just “be confident and make eye contact.”
Avoid those embarrassing, cringe-worthy moments.In Awkward Silences, you have renowned social skills and international bestselling author Patrick King showing you the ropes. Social interaction can be boiled down to a science if approached correctly, and he’ll do it for you.
Never feel boring or uninteresting again.•How to set an engaging tone right off the bat.•The vocabulary and inflection details that make you attractive.•Storytelling essentials - unlike anything you’ve read before.•Elements of sarcasm, witty comebacks, and self-deprecation.
Push people’s buttons that instantly make them responsive and interested.•How to introduce conversational diversity and break out of your patterns and routines.•Six types of responses you can summon in any situation.•Your habits that lead directly to awkward silences.•Common awkward situations and how to handle them correctly.
Demonstrate social value and grace.Awkward silence signals social inability If you can instead demonstrate social ability and value, you will be have the types of conversations that benefit your career, love life, relationships, and friendships. People will be more drawn to you, old friends and strangers alike. You’ll not only always know what to say, you’ll know how to approach it in a clever and witty way. You’ll never leave a conversation feeling unsatisfied and annoyed that you said the wrong thing.
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Cultivate deep connections wherever you go. Prevent 100% of conflict, misunderstanding, and loneliness.Healthy relationships involve our feelings being heard, understood, and validated. Unfortunately, this is the exception rather than the rule. Are you doing it wrong, and alienating people versus comforting them? Find out how to walk this fine line.
Uncover the biggest obstacle to the intimate, healthy relationships that we desire and deserve.How to Listen, Hear, and Validate is all about our top communication struggle - our tendency to react instead of respond, and forget that our goal is to build bridges rather than walls. You’ll learn what you’ve been doing wrong, and why your efforts at getting closer to people - in deep or light manners - have failed. You’ll learn actionable techniques and frameworks to have the most productive conversations of your life - ones that will walk away with people praising how empathetic you are. Most importantly, you will gain profound insights on how to reprogram yourself into a natural communicator.
No more unresolved issues, struggles to get close, or failures from ineffective communication.Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and social skills coach. His writing draws of a variety of sources, from scientific research, academic experience, coaching, and real life experience. His struggles in his early relationships has inspired him to unravel practical ways to cultivate meaningful, reciprocative interactions.
Establish vulnerable, fulfilling and satisfying relationships.•The big mistakes when we ‘listen’ to others•How to structure a style for effective validation and empathy•Scripts to validate others, to know exactly what to say•Simple tactics to make others feel loved and seen•How to use empathetic communication and active listening techniques
Did you know? Most communication problems come from a lack of validation.Are we truly paying attention to the messages others are conveying, or are we just waiting for our turn to speak? Are we listening to reply, or listening to hear? After applying the proven techniques from this book, you’ll be able to increase love, respect and satisfaction to your relationship. You’ll become the person everyone wants in their life.
Connect deeper and better. Raise the standard for your relationships.
Exact phrases to develop your sense of humor, master witty remarks, make people laugh, and be funnier – even if you’re not naturally funny.
How To Be Hilarious and Quick-Witted in Everyday Conversation is full of strategies that dissect, break down, and analyze all of the types of humor that you’ll encounter in daily conversation – stuff you can really use with people you talk to. We’re not all trying to become standup comedians, and this isn’t a book about ha-ha jokes with setups and punch lines. These are little tips and tactics for you to become noticeably quick and clever.
Make a better impression on people, put them at ease, charm them, and make them smile with you.
Learn witticisms, quips, retorts, comebacks, and wisecracks without being cheesy or corny. Don’t worry if you feel like you’ve never understood humor or how to be funny. I’ve done the work for you and analyzed everyone from comedy writers to standup comedians and given you step-by-step, complete guidance to use common joke structures in everyday situations. Adaptable to any premise, topic, or setting!
Strategies to instantly be clever and witty and sound like a world-class comedian.
Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and sought-after Social Skills and Conversation Coach. He teaches building rapport, and a major part of that is using humor to connect with others – shared moments of laughter are incredible bonding moments, and you'll be able to create them without being "that guy/girl".
Humor is the highway to the relationships you want in life.
•What makes an impactful comedic delivery and storytelling.
•How to use irony and sarcasm conversationally.
•How to create and build a banter chain with others.
•Injecting role play into any situation.
•How to play on people’s expectations and sense of contrast.
•The art of misconstruing.
•Why relatability is so darn funny.
•The famous “comic triple.”