Find Out Anything From Anyone, Anytime
Secrets of Calculated Questioning From a Veteran Interrogator
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The secret to finding out anything you want to know is amazingly simple: Ask good questions. Most people trip through life asking bad questions–of teachers, friends, coworkers, clients, prospects, experts, and suspects. Even people trained in questioning, such as journalists and lawyers, commonly ask questions that get partial or misleading answers.
People in any profession will immediately benefit by developing the skill and art of good questioning. Find Out Anything From Anyone, Anytime will give you the power to:
Identify and practice good questioning techniques
Recognize types of questions to avoid
Know the questions required when hearing unconfirmed reports or gossip
Practice good listening techniques and exploit all leads
Determine when and how to control the conversation
Gain real expertise fast
Within professional interrogation circles, author James Pyle is known as a strategic debriefer–meaning there is no one around him more skilled at asking questions and getting answers. He has been training other interrogators in questioning techniques since 1989.
"Wish you knew whether the wisecracking guy in the next cubicle got a raise this year? Or whether that stylish woman sipping wine on your first date wants to have kids? Bet you'd like to know whether your nanny really takes the baby outside everyday per your instructions. Well, a new book by an army intelligence interrogator could help you get the answers to your most pressing questions."--Time
"With his style of questioning alone, Jim Pyle can get more information than most other interrogators using multiple techniques."--Gregory Hartley, coauthor of the best-seller How to Spot a Liar