Must Read Body Language Books

Showcasing a highly recommended collection of the very best body language books.

Body Language: It's What You Don't Say That Matters By Robert Phipps

Body language matters. From getting a job to getting a pay rise, and from closing a deal to managing the people around you, it makes a big difference. Robert Phipps, one of the world's leading body language experts shows you how to make it work for you. Busting some of the biggest body language myths, Phipps shows how to read other people's body language and to use yours to succeed in business and life.

Loaded with practical tips, this book covers everything you ever need to know about body language, in a variety of business situations:

  • Greetings
  • Meetings
  • Partings
  • Presentations
  • Negotiations
  • Motivation
  • Deception
  • Managing
  • Interviewing
  • Disciplining

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Body Language: It's What You Don't Say That Matters

What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People By Joe Navarro

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Read this book and send your nonverbal intelligence soaring. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to "speed-read" people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You'll also learn how your body language can influence what your boss, family, friends, and strangers think of you.

You will discover:

The ancient survival instincts that drive body language.

Why the face is the least likely place to gauge a person's true feelings.

What thumbs, feet, and eyelids reveal about moods and motives.

The most powerful behaviors that reveal our confidence and true sentiments.

Simple nonverbals that instantly establish trust.

Simple nonverbals that instantly communicate authority.

Filled with examples from Navarro's professional experience, this definitive book offers a powerful new way to navigate your world.

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What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People

The Definitive Book of Body Language By Allan and Barbara Pease

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This international bestseller reveals the secrets of nonverbal communication to give you confidence and control in any face-to-face encounter–from making a great first impression and acing a job interview to finding the right partner.

It is a scientific fact that people’s gestures give away their true intentions. Yet most of us don’t know how to read body language–and don’t realize how our own physical movements speak to others. Now the world’s foremost experts on the subject share their techniques for reading body language signals to achieve success in every area of life.

Drawing upon more than thirty years in the field, as well as cutting-edge research from evolutionary biology, psychology, and medical technologies that demonstrate what happens in the brain, the authors examine each component of body language and give you the basic vocabulary to read attitudes and emotions through behavior.


How palms and handshakes are used to gain control.

The most common gestures of liars.

How the legs reveal what the mind wants to do.

The most common male and female courtship gestures and signals.

The secret signals of cigarettes, glasses, and makeup.

The magic of smiles–including smiling advice for women.

How to use nonverbal cues and signals to communicate more effectively and get the reactions you want.

Filled with fascinating insights, humorous observations, and simple strategies that you can apply to any situation, this intriguing book will enrich your communication with and understanding of others–as well as yourself. See following link for full details.

The Definitive Book of Body Language

Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception By Pamela Meyer


People - friends, family members, work colleagues, salespeople - lie to us all the time. Daily, hourly, constantly. None of us is immune, and all of us are victims. According to studies by several different researchers, most of us encounter nearly 200 lies a day.

Now there’s something we can do about it. Liespotting links three disciplines - facial recognition training, interrogation training, and a comprehensive survey of research in the field - into a specialized body of information developed specifically to help business leaders detect deception and get the information they need to successfully conduct their most important interactions and transactions.

Some of the nation's leading business executives have learned to use these methods to root out lies in high stakes situations. Liespotting for the first time brings years of knowledge - previously found only in the intelligence community, police training academies, and universities - into the corporate boardroom, the manager's meeting, the job interview, the legal proceeding, and the deal negotiation.


Learn communication secrets previously known only to a handful of scientists, interrogators and intelligence specialists. Liespotting reveals what’s hiding in plain sight in every business meeting, job interview and negotiation:

  • The single most dangerous facial expression to watch out for in business & personal relationships.
  • 10 questions that get people to tell you anything.
  • A simple 5-step method for spotting and stopping the lies told in nearly every high-stakes business negotiation and interview.
  • Dozens of postures and facial expressions that should instantly put you on Red Alert for deception.
  • The telltale phrases and verbal responses that separate truthful stories from deceitful ones.
  • How to create a circle of advisers who will guarantee your success.

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Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception

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