Surrounded by Idiots by Thomas Erikson is a book about understanding different communication and behavioural styles, and how to communicate effectively with people who have different styles than your own. Erikson presents his ideas using the DISC model, which categorizes people into four different communication styles: Dominant, Influencing, Steady, and Conscientious.
"The Retail Doctor's Guide to Growing Your Business: A Step-by-Step Approach to Quickly Diagnose, Treat, and Cure" by Bob Phibbs is a comprehensive guide to improving customer service in the retail industry. The book provides practical advice for retailers looking to create a customer-centric culture and grow their business.
A Complaint Is a Gift: Recovering Customer Loyalty When Things Go Wrong by Janelle Barlow and Claus Moller is an insightful book that challenges the traditional view of customer complaints and presents a new perspective on how organisations can leverage complaints to build customer loyalty. The authors argue that complaints should be seen as valuable feedback and opportunities for improvement rather than as negative incidents to be avoided or ignored.
"Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges" is a self-help book by social psychologist Amy Cuddy that explores the concept of "presence" and how it can help us overcome self-doubt and perform at our best in high-pressure situations. The book is divided into three parts, each of which focuses on a different aspect of developing presence.
The Charisma Myth by Olivia Fox Cabane is a book that offers readers a comprehensive guide to developing and cultivating charisma. Cabane argues that charisma is not an innate quality that some people are born with, but rather a set of learned behaviours and practices that anyone can acquire with time and effort.