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    • public speaking,
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In a Perfect World
Interpersonal Skills for Life
by Pat Hirst

In a perfect world, everyone would be good tempered, listen carefully and consider the outcome before they spoke. We don’t live in a perfect world and most of us have not received coaching on how to communicate effectively. Today’s barrage of electronic communication complicates how we understand each other. Communication is a series of choices focused on what we say, and how we say it. In a Perfect World takes you on a journey through the dynamics of effective communication, highlighting interpersonal skills and how to say things in a way that maximizes the chance of having successful interactions. It is full of good examples and wonderful stories. This book will help you: • Assert your own views and communicate to deepen your relationships • Confront the negative behaviour of others • Manage emotions and resolve conflict • Explore manners, apologies and letting go of bad situations • Apply ideas to your own situations through checklists and exercises In a Perfect World is designed to help you reflect on your interpersonal skills and key relationships and encourage you to take the time and effort with those relationships that matter. Want to change things? Start today!

Connect Evolve Resolve “[In a Perfect World] is a solid guide to effective communication. A practical book that aims to help readers create a better life through better relationships.” — Kirkus Reviews “Hirst covers often overlooked principles to offer a fresh perspective to those struggling with derailed social lives. Hirst’s professional experience as a speaker and mediator shines through her book.” — ForeWord Clarion Reviews

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Pat believes the key to creating our most perfect life is effective communication skills. She is a speaker, trainer, and mediator. Through workshops, retreats and keynotes she shares strategies and tools to coach people to create the life they chose. She lives in Winnipeg, Canada. For information visit Look for future “Perfect World” titles.


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