What Every Body Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People
book summary communication
I’m not trying to be a better lie detector. I picked this book to develop a sixth-sense empathy in other people. If one is showing signs of being uncomfortable when I propose a solution, I could address the feeling without asking directly - because people tend to be polite and say everything is okay.
Saying "Google it yourself" is rude
It’s the 21st century way of saying “Get lost.” Of course I know how to google. But I’m less keen on the correct answer. I’m trying to chat with you. I want to know what you think. The world would be dead silent if everyone google themselves. So the next time someone asks you, have a conversation.