2 new books to help you decode what someone is really saying

Despite our best efforts, human life is full of misunderstandings and awkward moments: Wait, was that sarcasm or not? Do they really want me to join them, or are they just saying that? Is this text attractive or simply friendly?

Fortunately, however, we don’t have to decode the words and deeds of others alone. If you’re trying to read people better and improve your own communication skills, both online and offline, check out the two new books below.

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Clues: Master the Secret Language of Charismatic Communication

By Vanessa Van Edwards

For anyone who wants to be heard at work, earn that overdue promotion, or win more clients, deals, and projects, the bestselling author of Captivate shares his advanced guide to improving professional relationships through the power of clues. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Vanessa Van Edwards, in the Next Big Idea app

Talking in Inches: A Psychiatrist Decodes Your Relationship Texts So You Don't Have to by Mimi Winsberg

Talking In Inches: A Psychiatrist Decodes Your Relationship Texts So You Don’t Have To

By Mimi Winsberg

From a Harvard and Stanford-trained psychiatrist, an essential look at the love language of texts helps you decipher the personalities of online daters, the subtle cues of your romantic partner, and the red flags lurking in plain sight. . Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Mimi Winsberg, in the Next Big Idea app

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