After reading an initial draft of Stop Being invisible by Dr. William Lane I wish to share my experience and take of the book over the last month while I read it and implemented its lessons into by daily life. As a self-described introvert I have tried for many years to become a better communicator. In my attempts to accomplish this I have read many books on the topic and have come to realize that like any other skill, becoming a better communicator can be achieved by practice. Stop Being Invisible by Dr. William Lane was different from many of the other books that I have read in the past in that it provided a workable program through its “opportunities sections” where I could stop, work things out and then reflect on my past, present and future interactions and how I could improve them. I was able to take the lessons from each chapter and then immediately put them to work in my daily life. Whether it be initiating small talk with a waitress or store clerk, to practicing active listening during every interaction I found myself, over the course of this book, becoming a more effective and more comfortable in my interactions with others.
Dr. Phillip J. Louie