This week we've got 3 new book summaries for you that you can watch or listen to for the week of  October 23.

Getting To Yes by Roger Fisher

Like it or not, you are a negotiator. You might be finalizing a deal with a new client, working through a legal matter, or trying to get your kids to clean up after dinner.

No matter what you are doing, you can learn a better way to negotiate from the book Getting To Yes. It’s called principled negotiation and it was developed at the Harvard Negotiation Project.

Presuasion by Robert Cialdini

For nearly three years, author Robert Cialdini did research about what practices encouraged people to say “yes.” What he found was surprising.

The best persuaders become the best through pre-suasion, the process of arranging for recipients to be receptive to a message before they encounter it.

Talent Is Overrated by Geoff Colvin

What do the best performers in their field have in common?Natural ability is the most obvious answer. But it's not right.

The true answer is what each of them have in common was their fanatic devotion to something Geoff Colvin would call “deliberate practice.”

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