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Learn the Art of Logic and Persuasion (Collection)

Learn the Art of Logic and Persuasion (Collection)

By: Jonathan Herring; Leigh Thompson

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 19-AUG-2013

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<>The ability to persuade, influence and convince is a vital skill for success in work and life. However, most of us have little idea how to argue well. Indeed, arguing is still seen by many as something to be avoided at all costs, and mostly it's done poorly, or not at all. Yet it's possibly the most powerful and yet most neglected asset you could have. In How to Argue: Powerfully, Persuasively, Positively, you will discover the art of arguing powerfully, persuasively and positively and you'll have a head start every time you want. The Truth About Negotiations, Second Edition shares even...

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Produce Powerful Presentations (Collection)

Produce Powerful Presentations (Collection)

By: Jerry Weissman

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 19-AUG-2013

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<>In Presentation in Action, Weissman does just that: he teaches how to make spectacularly successful presentations by showing exactly how great presenters have done it. Weissman dives into his library of outstanding presentations, sharing examples from current events, politics, science, art, music, literature, cinema, media, sports, and even the military. His compelling examples don’t just demonstrate what’s universal about effective human communication: they also reveal powerful ways to solve the specific challenges presenters encounter most often. This book’s five sections focus on each...

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Oral Communication Excellence for Engineers and Scientists

Oral Communication Excellence for Engineers and Scientists

By: Judith Shaul Norback

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2013

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Many of us have implemented oral communication instruction in our design courses, lab courses, and other courses where students give presentations. Others have students give presentations without instruction on how to become a better presenter. Many of us, then, could use a concise book that guides us on what instruction on oral communication should include, based on input from executives from different settings. This instruction will help our students get jobs and make them more likely to move up the career ladder, especially in these hard economic times. Oral Communication Excellence for...

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Writing Winning Business Proposals, Third Edition

Writing Winning Business Proposals, Third Edition

By: Richard Freed; Shervin Freed; Joe Romano

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 21-OCT-2010

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Winning proposals that turn prospects into clientsBased on the proposal-writing system used at A.T. Kearney and KPMG Peat Marwick, Writing Winning Business Proposals features proven strategies, along with worksheets and other tools that clearly show clients what they want and will easily seal the deal.Thoroughly updated, the third edition offers general guidelines that apply to all business proposals making this the must-have proposal-writing book to have on hand. ...

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Perfect Phrases for Writing Company Announcements: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Powerful Internal and External Communications

Perfect Phrases for Writing Company Announcements: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Powerful Internal and External Communications

By: Harriet Diamond

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2010

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The Right Phrase for Every Situation . . . Every Time!Clearly crafted company announcements—both internal and external—are critically important for your company’s day-to-day operations. ...

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Winning Body Language : Control the Conversation, Command Attention, and Convey the Right Message without Saying a Word

Winning Body Language : Control the Conversation, Command Attention, and Convey the Right Message without Saying a Word

By: Mark Bowden

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 17-MAR-2010

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The Unique System of Nonverbal Skills Used by the Most Effective Leaders in Business TodayCONTROL THE CONVERSATION, COMMAND ATTENTION, ANDCONVEY THE RIGHT MESSAGE--WITHOUT SAYING A WORDWhether you’re presenting an idea, delivering a speech, managing a team, or negotiating a deal, your body language plays a key role in your overall success. ...

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Virtual Presentations That Work

Virtual Presentations That Work

By: Joel Gendelman

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 28-APR-2010

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THE COMPLETE USER’S GUIDE TO GOING VIRTUAL--AND GETTING RESULTSWith today’s virtual technology, you can manage your business faster, reduce your expenses, and reach alarger market than ever before. The technology is there. All you need is the imagination and talent to harness its power. ...

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Perfect Phrases for Icebreakers: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases to Set the Stage for Productive Conversations, Meetings, and Events

Perfect Phrases for Icebreakers: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases to Set the Stage for Productive Conversations, Meetings, and Events

By: Meryl Runion

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 12-DEC-2011

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The Right Phrase for Every Situation . . . Every Time You know that how you begin a business conversation or meeting sets the stage for success. But coming up with just the right words can be another matter. ...

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THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIMEAs an office professional, you are the point person for critical day-to-day activities. That means effective communication with your manager and internal and external stakeholders is key to the success of your office and organization. ...

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Handbook For Writing Proposals, Second Edition

Handbook For Writing Proposals, Second Edition

By: Robert Hamper; L. Baugh

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 05-AUG-2010

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Proven techniques and invaluable advice for writing winning business proposals—revised and updated!What makes a winning business proposal? It highlights your skills and services, meets your client’s needs, and clearly sets you apart from the competition.Since 1995, Handbook for Writing Proposals has helped thousands of professionals develop winning proposals. ...

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Million Dollar Speaking: The Professional's Guide to Building Your Platform

Million Dollar Speaking: The Professional's Guide to Building Your Platform

By: Alan Weiss

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2010

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Make your move into, or improve your position in, the powerful world of professional speakingIf you think you have what it takes to speak professionally, or you’ve already been doing so with insufficient reward, now is the time to make your move. ...

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The Ultimate Book of Influence: 10 Tools of Persuasion to Connect, Communicate, and Win in Business

The Ultimate Book of Influence: 10 Tools of Persuasion to Connect, Communicate, and Win in Business

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 29-JUL-2013

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Master the power of influence and persuasion to achieve more in work and life For business leaders and managers, as well as those who work in sales, the power of influence can be a potent advantage. The ability to persuade others based on what you know about them is the first step to convincing someone to buy your product or buy into your business vision. In The Ultimate Book of Influence, author Chris Helder—a master of communication and one of Australia's most sought after speakers on influence—shares ten essential tools that will enable you to influence others so you win the sale or...

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Alternative Scriptwriting, 4th Edition

Alternative Scriptwriting, 4th Edition

By: Ken Dancyger; Jeff Rush

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-SEP-2006

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Alternative Scriptwriting 4E is an insightful and inspiring book on screenwriting concerned with challenging you to take creative risks with genre, tone, character, and structure. Concerned with exploring alternative approaches beyond the traditional three-act structure, Alternative Scriptwriting first defines conventional approach, suggests alternatives, then provides case studies. These contemporary examples and case studies demonstrate what works, what doesn't, and why. Because the film industry as well as the public demand greater and greater creativity, one must go beyond the...

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How To Talk To Absolutely Anyone: Confident Communication in Every Situation

How To Talk To Absolutely Anyone: Confident Communication in Every Situation

By: Mark Rhodes

Publisher: Capstone

Publication Date: 29-JUL-2013

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Be a people magnet! Improving your people skills and becoming a people-person is a surefire route to success, happiness, and confidence. We've all looked enviously across the room at that person who seems to effortlessly interact with everyone — humorous, confident and well liked. That person is confident with people they don't know, they have no fear of rejection, they can handle difficult situations with apparent ease. Well now you can too. How to Talk to Absolutely Anyone will show you exactly how to develop better communication for better results. With Mark Rhodes sound advice you...

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Screenwriter's Compass

Screenwriter's Compass

By: Guy Gallo

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2012

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Ever watch a movie, and despite great production value, fantastic action sequences, a great cast, etc, you come away thinking-I just didn't buy it. Chances are it was because you didn't care about the characters. Screenwriter's Compass presents a new way of approaching screenwriting, examining how effective screen storytelling must be grounded in the vivid imagining and presentation of character. Screenwriter's Compass will not offer formulas to follow but instead will give you the tools needed to chart your own path to screenwriting success. It details useful ways of thinking...

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Screenwriting Tips, You Hack

Screenwriting Tips, You Hack

By: Xander Bennett

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 02-MAY-2013

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Screenwriting Tip #99 Voice-over usually feels like scaffolding. You know-something you left in there when you were constructing the first draft, but really should have torn out after it served its purpose. Screenwriting Tip #120 Always remember that funny trumps everything. Your script could be written in crayon with your name spelled wrong on the cover, but if it's genuinely funny, none of that matters. Screenwriting Tip #156 The easiest way to write kick-ass protagonists is to make them incredibly good at what they do. Confused at the outline stage? Stuck in the...

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Alternative Scriptwriting, 5th Edition

Alternative Scriptwriting, 5th Edition

By: Ken Dancyger; Jeff Rush

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2013

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Learn the rules of scriptwriting, and then how to successfully break them.Unlike other screenwriting books, this unique guide pushes you to challenge yourself and break free of tired, formulaic writing--bending or breaking the rules of storytelling as we know them. Like the best-selling previous editions, seasoned authors Dancyger and Rush explore alternative approaches to the traditional three-act story structure, going beyond teaching you "how to tell a story" by teaching you how to write against conventional formulas to produce original, exciting material. The pages are filled with an...

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How to Succeed with People: Remarkably easy ways to engage, influence and motivate almost anyone

How to Succeed with People: Remarkably easy ways to engage, influence and motivate almost anyone

By: Paul McGee

Publisher: Capstone

Publication Date: 20-MAY-2013

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Learn to be a people person with international bestselling author Paul McGee! Let's face it, if you want any sort of success in life you're going to have to deal with other people at some point. All success requires input from other people - even if you've invented something in your bedroom, eventually, you're going to need to interact with people to take it to the next level. And even if you don't desperately hanker after success, you surely want to be liked, have friends, get on well with people? Learning how to better communicate and interact with others can really help to improve...

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In the Line of Fire: How to Handle Tough Questions—When It Counts, Second Edition

In the Line of Fire: How to Handle Tough Questions—When It Counts, Second Edition

By: Jerry Weissman

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 13-SEP-2013

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Answer even the toughest, most hostile questions brilliantly: take the floor, stay poised, and win your audience over every time! Imagine: you’re standing in front of an audience and you've just been asked the question you'd been dreading — or, worse, you've been blindsided with a brutal question you never expected. What to do? Jerry Weissman has made a career of preparing executives for that moment. He's coached nearly 500 executives on their IPO road shows, the most critical presentations of their lives. Weissman’s In the Line of Fire has established itself as the world’s definitive guide...

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Communicating and Organizing in Context

Communicating and Organizing in Context

By: Beth Bonniwell Haslett

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2013

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Communicating and Organizing in Context  integrates Giddens’ structuration theory with Goffman’s interaction order and develops a new theoretical base—the theory of structurational interaction—for the analysis of communicating and organizing. Both theorists emphasize tacit knowledge, social routines, context, social practices, materiality, frames, agency, and view communication as constitutive of social life and of organizing. Thus their integration in structurational interaction provides a coherent, communication-centric approach to analyzing communicating, organizing and their...