How To Be More Interesting

Edward De Bono



People spend vast amounts of money, time and energy to achieve and maintain beauty, and yet despite its undisputed importance few of us devote similar efforts to be interesting. In this book, the author reveals how playing with ideas, making connections, speculating and using the imagination are at the heart of being an interesting person.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Curiosity: Cultivate a genuine interest in the world around you. Being curious about diverse topics and perspectives makes you more interesting to others and enriches your own life experiences.

  2. Open-mindedness: Embrace new ideas and perspectives, even if they challenge your existing beliefs. Being open-minded allows you to engage in more meaningful conversations and fosters intellectual growth.

  3. Storytelling: Master the art of storytelling. Sharing personal anecdotes, interesting facts, or engaging narratives captivates your audience and makes you a more compelling conversationalist.

  4. Active Listening: Practice active listening by fully engaging with others during conversations. Pay attention to their words, ask relevant questions, and show empathy and understanding.

  5. Humor: Incorporate humor into your interactions. A well-timed joke or witty remark can lighten the mood and make you more approachable and enjoyable to be around.

  6. Lifelong Learning: Commit to continuous learning and self-improvement. Stay informed about current events, explore new hobbies, and seek out opportunities for personal and professional development.

  7. Authenticity: Be authentic and genuine in your interactions. People are drawn to those who are true to themselves and unafraid to express their unique personalities and perspectives.

  8. Diverse Interests: Cultivate a wide range of interests and hobbies. Having diverse passions and experiences not only makes you more interesting to others but also enriches your own life and outlook.

  9. Confidence: Project confidence and self-assurance in your demeanor. Confidence is attractive and inspires trust and respect in others.

  10. Empathy: Practice empathy and compassion towards others. Show genuine interest in their thoughts, feelings, and experiences, and strive to understand their perspectives without judgment.

Language English
ISBN-10 0241257522
ISBN-13 9780241257524
No of pages 288
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher penguin
Published Date 25 Jul 2017

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Author : Edward De Bono

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