I just finished reading Conversational Intelligence by Judith E. Glaser, a booster shot-of-a-book for your social IQ, and one that draws. Conversational Intelligence and millions of other books are available for instant access. . Author Judith Glaser presents a framework for knowing what kind of. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Basing her tips on recent neuroscience research, “In Conversational Intelligence, Judith Glaser takes us on an insightful and in-depth discovery of how trust, the most basic human instinct, creates.

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That set me free to focus on doing it rather than worrying about it and I love what I do.

We are body and spirit creatures. Refresh and try again. All animals use language to communicate, and most of all to signal each other about how to explorenavigateand survive the environments in which they live. It even made me question some interactions I have been faced with and whether the approach I have conversatioanl was best suited for the given situation!

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With full confidence and some research in how human brains work, Glaser offers in her book an outlook into what she calls conversational intelligence. We juditth what the other person says and we are explaining what we meant again because we don’t think the other person has a clue. Being a life coach, Glaser writes primarily for life coaches, conversatoonal anyone interested in the topic of conversational intelligence and in practical ways to influence conversations would find this book both helpful and practical.

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They activate the neurochemicals that drive our conversations and behavior. Conversational Intelligence is a life changer.

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The choice was to add content that related in scientific terms what might be happening in your head and body when you are happy or when you make decisions. The case studies are good and show some of the stumbling blo Judith’s book has some excellent insights into how to build trust cultures using inclusive communication techniques.


This is a good book for the intelligence shelf, and can help in other areas of life, of course. With C-IQ, there are three levels of conversations, each representing a way of interacting with others. A lot of TM and R trademark glaesr registered symbols, which was off-putting.

Conversational Intelligence

You will be able to see the impact of change, and you will learn how to design conversational rituals that enable people to embrace and navigate change in healthy ways, and prevent those rituals that become toxic over time.

But for me it did not tread new ground, and the added science seemed more for show. Apr 29, Coralyn rated it really liked it. Core ideas are good and important. How her study applies to external interactions is difficult to discern. Dec 23, Suzanne rated it liked it Shelves: The work would benefit from suggestions of what to do when the offered advises and exercises do not bring a desired result.

Multiple dimensions of conversations Conversations are not just a one-dimensional sharing of information; they are multi-dimensional. Trivia About Conversational In It bored me sometimes so so much although I definitely consider the main framework of 3 levels of conversations as helpful.

Jul 19, Cedric Nicholson rated it really liked it. I tell them what I think, they tell me what they think, but we never get anywhere. No trivia or quizzes yet. This book helps move the infinite conversations over difficult subjects to an easier conversation reaching a place of resolution Great read.

The book is full of successful stories of how the author turned conversations with an audience, often fearful and even hostile, into trustworthy and prod How much do everyday conversations determine success? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. She helps us boost our Conversational Intelligence C-IQ to positively influence our neurochemistry, even in the moment; to express our inner thoughts and feelings to one another in ways that can strengthen relationships and success; and to influence the way we interpret reality, leading to extraordinary results.

Overall a well structured with fantastic insight, examples and exercises for leaders and would be leaders to use to build cultures built on trust and openness. Everyone should read this book glawer it has universal applications. Be the first to ask a question about Conversational Intelligence.


They are projections of our conversattional inner reality. Conversational rituals make, move and manifest culture, relationships and engagement. Getting to the next level of greatness depends on the quality of the culture, which intellignece on the quality of relationships, which depends on the quality of conversations.

Author Judith Glaser presents a framework for knowing what kind of conversations trigger the lower, more primitive brain; and what activates higher-level intelligences such as trust, integrity, empathy, and good judgment. Interesting for those who want to go that bit deeper perhaps in the theory. More story based but lacking depth around the principles and ideas discussed.

Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust & Get Extraordinary Results

For example, it may be taboo to tell a boss you disagree with him, or to upstage her. It inrelligence three levels: Conversational Intelligence translates the wealth convegsational new insights coming out of neuroscience from acro The key to success in life and business is to become a master at Conversational Intelligence. When you engage in a taboo, you usually get into trouble. So while the first bit of the book was intriguing it ultimately failed to deliver a transformative punch to my life – potentially because of this deficient anthropology and narrow construct of reality.

I have desired to be be a better leader and communicator. There is little connection between the time it takes to say the words and the impact they may have on a person, a relationship, or within an organization. Conversational Intelligence is the intelligence hardwired into every human being to enable us to navigate successfully with others.