Book Review :: The Power of Social Intelligence by Tony Buzan

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Hello All. Hope you are fine by the grace of Allah Almighty.

Here is the first review of a book from my shelf. There were three books on my desk and was thinking about which one should select for the first review. There were 2 novels and the third one was  “The Power of Social Intelligence. by Tony Buzan” and then finally I decided to select this. Again, I’m not a regular writer, so for any grammatical and other mistakes, my advance sorry is here. I love to write, so I’m writing …

Why this book

“Man is a social animal” we are listening and reading this line from our childhood. People explain this as we live in a community, we live in groups, so it’s natural that we have to interact with people around us.  Either we wish or not, we have to communicate or in other words, we have to be social. Ok, that’s fine, I do agree that we need to communicate, interact and have to be social to live in our society, group or community. But how?? How should we interact with each other in a group? How to make sure an effective communication (either verbally or via your gestures) between you and your audience?  The phrase “Man is a social animal” tells us who we are, what should we do as part of a community, but How To Do!!! it doesn’t tell. For this, Tony Buzan give us answer of all such queries in his book “The Power of Social Intelligence”

About the Book

The full name of this book is  “The Power of Social Intelligence: 10 Ways to Tap into Your Social Genius.” The copy i have is in small size as u can see in the image too.  The book has 10 chapters as fellows

By developing your Social Intelligence you can understand and appreciate everyone you meet; what motivates them, what their personal needs are, and how you can make them comfortable and pleased to be with you. With four colour maps and lively text, this book shows you how to improve every aspect of your social skills, both in relationships and at work, become more confident, have a more active and successful social life, become a better communicator and a fearless public speaker, improve every aspect of your social skills, in relationships and at work.

About Author

Tony Buzan (2 June 1942 – present) is an author and educational consultant. He is a proponent of the techniques of Mind Mapping and mental literacy. He claims to have worked with “corporate entities and businesses all over the world; academics; Olympic athletes; children of all ages; governments; and high profile individuals, in teaching them how to maximize the use of their brainpower.”

Buzan was born in Palmers Green, Enfield, Middlesex, is an alumnus of Kitsilano Secondary School where he was Head Boys Perfect 1959-60. He is probably best known for his book, Use Your Head, his promotion of mnemonic systems and his Mind Mapping techniques. He launched his own software program to support Mind Mapping called iMindMap in December 2006. His website, Buzan World, cites trademarks on the phrase ‘Mind Maps’ which he has registered in many countries.

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10 Replies to “Book Review :: The Power of Social Intelligence by Tony Buzan”

  1. Dear Kamran,
    I wan to have free ecopy of the book; do yo know any link? Moreover, how will you rate this book?

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