If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?

If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?

My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating

Book - 2017
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The beloved actor shares fascinating and powerful lessons from the science of communication, and teaches readers to improve the way they relate to others using improv games, storytelling, and their own innate mind-reading abilities. With his trademark humor and frankness, Alan Alda explains what makes the out-of-the-box techniques he developed after his years as the host of Scientific American Frontiers so effective. This book reveals what it means to be a true communicator, and how we can communicate better, in every aspect of our lives-with our friends, lovers, and families, with our doctors, in business settings, and beyond.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780812989144
0812989147
Branch Call Number: 153.6
Characteristics: xviii, 213 pages ; 25 cm

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"Alan Alda Wants Us To Have Better Conversations" (Jan. 22, 2018) "We've all experienced miscommunications. Their consequences can range from hilarious... to disastrous. The actor Alan Alda — yes, THAT Alan Alda — wants to help us avoid them."

Alda, the award-winning actor and bestselling author, tells us the fascinating story of his quest to learn how to communicate better, and to teach others to do the same. With his trademark humor and candor, he explores how to develop empathy as the key factor. Also available in Large Print and ... Read More »


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