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How To Be Interesting: Simple Ways to Increase Your Personal Appeal



How To Be Interesting: Simple Ways to Increase Your Personal Appeal

David Gillespie, Mark Warren

ISBN: 978-0-857-08404-0 April 2013 Capstone 192 Pages


An irreverent, colourful guide to becoming more interesting and successful by gaining self-knowledge and building your confidence and charisma

In addition to having scads of acting and writing credits between them, actor David Gillespie and writer Mark Warren are co-founders of a unique organization. Called The Speechworks, it is a group of performance-based professionals who draw upon their professional expertise to teach clients—including businesspeople, sports stars, politicians, actors, writers and celebrities—the skills they need to communicate more effectively, to impress others with charisma and find greater success at work and in life. In this wildly funny, irreverent and practical guide they share their proprietary formula for achieving a heightened and sustained level of interestingness.

  • Practical tips for achieving everyday interestingness, along with personality tests to aid self-knowledge
  • Tons of fascinating quotes, outrageous humour and vibrant visual material—including mindmaps and infographics
  • Everything you need to increase your personal appeal, engage more effectively with those around you and lead a more enjoyable and fulfilling life
  • The Speechworks clients include Fortune 500 & FTSE 100 companies, professional bodies, start-ups and SMEs, charities, politicians and sports personalities

1 Know yourself Page 29

2 Be interested Page 50

3 Be enquiring Page 86

4 Be you Page 118