Little Red Book Of Word Power

Author: Terry O'Brien
Publisher: Rupa Publications
ISBN: 8129130254
Size: 47.58 MB
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Learn with the help of this handy volume how to sharpen your English and use vocabulary more effectively. Little Red Book of Word Power is an indispensable guide for people who want to understand the subtle differences in the meanings of words, and strengthen their communication skills in the process. Its easy to confuse similar sounding or similarly-used words in the English language and this book will answer all your doubts about which word to use and when. You will learn whether it is appropriate to use: Abuse or misuse;Acquiesce, assent or agree; Active or proactive;Ad hoc or ad lib;Adopted or adoptive... ... And much, much more!

The Little Red Handbook Of Public Speaking And Presenting

Author: Stephen Keague
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781470039004
Size: 57.92 MB
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Yes! The number one phobia that most people share is making a presentation; speaking in front of a group of other people: colleagues, strangers, it doesn't seem to matter - it's scary. Having to make a speech or presenting in front of a group can be nerve wracking, no matter how small or familiar the group may be. Lose the fear, get out there and speak. In virtually every case, a person's fear of public speaking is unjustified. If you are making your first speech or presentation or if you need to make your presentations or speeches, more engaging, more powerful, more structured, more interesting, more persuasive and more concise whilst at the same time need to make it less fearful for you, then this book will help deliver everything you need. It will give you the skills, knowledge and tools to plan, design and deliver effective memorable presentations and speeches. It will enable you to make fearless presentations and speeches in the future and have the confidence of knowing that you have the audience on your side. Become a great presenter and excel at public speaking, this book will show you what you need to know. We all have the power to deliver memorable presentations and speeches. With a little work, you too can find the power.

The Quick And Easy Way To Effective Speaking

Author: Dale Carnegie
Publisher: GENERAL PRESS
ISBN: 9387669459
Size: 73.90 MB
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Business, social and personal satisfaction depend heavily upon a person's ability to communicate clearly. Public speaking is an important skill which anyone can acquire and develop. It is also the very best method of overcoming self-consciousness and building confidence, courage and enthusiasm. This book that has literally put millions on the highway to greater accomplishment and success can show you how to have maximum impact as a speaker. It will help you to acquire basic public speaking skills, building confidence, earning the right to talk, sharing the talk with the audience.

The Little Book Of Talent

Author: Daniel Coyle
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 034553669X
Size: 70.26 MB
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The Little Book of Talent is a manual for building a faster brain and a better you. It is an easy-to-use handbook of scientifically proven, field-tested methods to improve skills—your skills, your kids’ skills, your organization’s skills—in sports, music, art, math, and business. The product of five years of reporting from the world’s greatest talent hotbeds and interviews with successful master coaches, it distills the daunting complexity of skill development into 52 clear, concise directives. Whether you’re age 10 or 100, whether you’re on the sports field or the stage, in the classroom or the corner office, this is an essential guide for anyone who ever asked, “How do I get better?” “The Little Book of Talent should be given to every graduate at commencement, every new parent in a delivery room, every executive on the first day of work. It is a guidebook—beautiful in its simplicity and backed by hard science—for nurturing excellence.”—Charles Duhigg, bestselling author of The Power of Habit “It’s so juvenile to throw around hyperbolic terms such as ‘life-changing,’ but there’s no other way to describe The Little Book of Talent. I was avidly trying new things within the first half hour of reading it and haven’t stopped since. Brilliant. And yes: life-changing.”—Tom Peters, co-author of In Search of Excellence From the Hardcover edition.

Pitch Perfect

Author: Bill McGowan
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006227323X
Size: 27.75 MB
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Media guru and Emmy Award-winning correspondent Bill McGowan—coach to some of the biggest names in business and entertainment, including Eli Manning, Kelly Clarkson, Jack Welch, Thomas Keller and Kenneth Cole teaches you how to get your message across and get what you want with pitch perfect communication. He is also a trusted advisor in the C-suites of tech companies like, Facebook, Spotify, AirBnB, Dropbox and Salesforce.com. Saying the right thing the right way can make the difference between sealing the deal or losing the account, getting a promotion, or getting a pink slip. It’s essential to be pitch perfect—to get the right message across to the right person at the right time. In Pitch Perfect, Bill McGowan shows you how to craft the right message and deliver it using the right language—both verbal and nonverbal. Pitch Perfect teaches you how to overcome common communication pitfalls using McGowan’s simple Principles of Persuasion, which are highly effective and easy to learn, implement, and master. With Pitch Perfect you can harness the power of persuasion and have people not only listening closely to your every word but also remembering you long after you’ve left the room.

Speak For A Living

Author: Anne Bruce
Publisher: American Society for Training and Development
ISBN: 1562865080
Size: 32.15 MB
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"You'll start with a self-assessment tool that lets you thoroughly evaluate your aspirations and qualifications - and gives you a glimpse of the realities of the professional speaking lifestyle. By answering tough questions up-front, you'll be preparing for the leap of faith that this career move may require." "Next, you'll find tools for navigating your own individual approach to this field and the life-changing opportunities that lie ahead. Advice, conversations, and tips from successful speakers will help you learn." "With the straightforward four-part plan outlined in these chapters, you'll be well prepared to pursue your dream of a professional speaking career."--BOOK JACKET.

Mastering Communication At Work How To Lead Manage And Influence

Author: Ethan F. Becker
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007171345X
Size: 29.55 MB
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Mastering Communication at Work is based on 45 years of research and working with over half-a-million clients around the world. From leaders of countries to leaders of companies to people just starting out in their career, Becker and Wortmann teach techniques that start with the essential wisdom of Aristotle and include the best practices in today’s global organizations. The book includes interviews with leaders who reveal the inside story of the communication secrets at: The White House Doris Kearns Goodwin, presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize winning author Google Laszlo Bock, Vice President, People Operations EMI Publishing Big Jon Platt, President IBM Jeanatte Horan, Vice President of Enterprise Business Transformation Harvard Business School Tony Mayo, Director of the Leadership Initiative The New York Giants Peter John-Baptiste, Director of Public Relations Mastering Communication at Work provides clear, actionable advice you can put to use right away and simple drills to practice during your next meeting, one-on-one conversation—or even sitting at your desk. Use Mastering Communication at Work as your coach and you’ll see immediate results in yourself, your people, and your organization.

The Professional Communications Toolkit

Author: D. Joel Whalen
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412927161
Size: 23.98 MB
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The Professional Communications Toolkit presents a compelling vision of communication that offers little known and amazingly effective techniques for the novice speaker and stage-savvy pro alike. Author D. Joel Whalen provides practical, research-based tools that apply perfectly to all professional communication, whether it’s one-on-one conversations, speaking at small staff meetings, or delivering a keynote address to a ballroom full of people.

A Practical Course In Effective English Speaking Skills

Author: J. K. GANGAL
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 8120345843
Size: 65.96 MB
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A sequel to the author’s well received book A Practical Course in Spoken English, this comprehensive yet compact book provides a practical course for enhancing one’s English speaking skills. Divided into six parts and 44 chapters, the book in Part I—The Knowledge Paradigm: The What and Why of Effective Speaking—discusses, among others, about phonetics and phonology, the phonemes, and stress and intonation. Part II—The Skill Paradigm A—Public Speaking Skills—covers such areas as using the 4Rs for effective speaking, combating stage fear, using audio-visual aids, and non-verbal communication. Part III—The Skill Paradigm B—Communicating with People—deals with such topics as making effective telephone calls, celebrating teacher’s day, expressing gratitude, participating in group discussions, and participating in TV/radio debate. Part IV—Further Strengthening Your Communication Skills—is devoted to a study of rein-forcing the reader’s vocabulary through such means as using phrasal verbs, linking words, consulting the Ready Reference Wordbook, and frequently used foreign words and phrases. The final two parts—Part V, The Desire to Achieve: Getting Motivated, and Part VI, Effective English Speaking Skills in Action—provide the meaning and techniques of self-motivation, evaluating daily progress, besides giving some memorable speeches delivered by great speakers like Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, US Presidents Kennedy and Lincoln, and the civil rights activist, Martin Luther King. The book, written in an accessible and student-friendly manner, is meant for anyone who possesses a fair amount of English speaking skills but wishes to further enhance those skills. Undergraduate students of different disciplines and even plus two students should find the book quite useful and interesting. As acquiring communication skills is a must in today’s extremely competitive world, this book would do wonders to the student as well as the lay reader.