Want to know how to master people skills? It is easier
than you think once you learn a proven way to improve
your people skills.
If you are serious about developing great people skills
– read on…
When you decide to develop greater self-confidence, to
improve your communication skills and to enhance your
ability to connect with people. You need to master one
crucial life skill.
Without this essential skill you will never excel in your
dealings with people. You will never express yourself in a
way that moves people and you will never make a big first
impression when you meet new people.
You must learn how to be flexible in your approach.
Flexibility or the ability to adapt to different people is
essential if you are to communicate effectively. In many
ways it is like driving a car – you must constantly adapt
to your environment and make ongoing, slight adjustments to
how you drive the conversation.
If you fail to do this you will end up using the same
approach with everyone you meet and consequently your
ability to create and maintain rapport will be a random
If and only if the other person is responsive to your
approach will you be able to make great conversation.
In other words you are not in control. And this creates
feelings of shyness, nervousness and anxiety. You feel
stressed for a reason – you have no control over your
interactions with others.
Only when you master the art of being flexible with people
will be in control. You will then feel a sense of
relaxation and confidence based on your proven competence.
What can you do to develop flexibility?
You need to condition new ways of behaving. The traditional
way to do this is to act out the new behaviors until they
For example when talking to a loud talker you would shout
back even if you feel awkward about speaking up in public.
Or with someone who tends to be say very little you might
dominate the conversation and do most of the talking even
if listening to the sound of your own voice makes you feel
Although this approach can work it is slow, difficult and
embarassing until you start exhibiting real progress.
There is a far better way.
It is the approach I used to go from feeling shy and
nervous in social situations to feeling confident and in
Use peak performance techniques to quickly and easily
condition new ways of dealing with people. This is the
only way I recommend if you are serious about developing
the flexibility you need to master people skills.
You can transform your people skills when you take two
1. Eliminate the limiting negative feelings that hold you
back. Until you do this you will never make any real
progress even if you read a ton of books on how to talk to
Why? Because your fears of saying the wrong thing, of
looking stupid and of getting stuck for words will over
ride your best intentions. You will stay stuck in a rut
even if what you are currently doing does not work.
2. Reprogram your mind to allow you to perform at your very
When you use powerful techniques for conditioning new and
better ways of dealing with people – it gets easier and
easier to develop flexibility with people.
I have now told you what you need to focus on to transform
your communication skills for the rest of your life.
It could take you many frustrating years of trial and error
to figure out the specific techniques that will work best
Or you can use my step-by-step system and start getting
great results today.
Now would be a great time for you to address points 1 and 2
above by getting out your copy of my system…
To eliminate the negative feelings that hold you back –
review the three strategies in the Conversation Fear report.
To be at your best with a variety of people – use lesson 1
on page 5 of my book and use that strategy to ensure you
are at your best with different types of people.
And if you really want to guarantee your success use the
Instant Confidence technique in lesson 5 on page 27.
Peter Murphy is the Author of the proven
system for transforming shyness into
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