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Fast Track Networking: Turning Conversations into Contacts
Fast Track Networking
Turning Conversations into Contacts
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1601631219
"Lucy Rosen is one of the Most Effective Networking Professionals in the Corporate World. I Highly Recommend that [Everyone] Read this Book!"---Alison Berke Morano, Chairwoman, Florida Democratic Party Chairs Association "Lucy's Unique Approach to Networking, and her Easy-to-Implement Plan to Step up Networking efforts, is Exactly what Today's Professionals Need to be Doing in Today's Competitive Business Environment."---Donna Drake, Producer and Host, "Live it Up!" Whether you are looking to secure a new deal---or land a new job-Fast Track Networking gives you the tools you'll need to put the power of networking to work for you. You'll be amazed at the opportunities that will unfold once you begin to network correctly...and unconditionally.
A Good Talk: The Story and Skill of Conversation
A Good Talk
The Story and Skill of Conversation
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0446540021
"A stylish, funny and surprising guide to the art of conversation"--Provided by the publisher.
Cheetah Negotiations
Cheetah Negotiations
Hardcover      ISBN: 0976174928
A comprehensive guide to the art of negotiation, this book prepares a reader for the myriad negotiation situations that occur daily. The process focuses on understanding human nature, while exploring specifics such as monetary and legal issues. Examples and templates are provided throughout the text. The approach can be applied to business or personal life, emphasizing fairness and effectiveness, with strong considerations for developing long-term, growing relationships.
Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High
Crucial Conversations
Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High
Paperback      ISBN: 0071771328
Offers techniques for communicating effectively in difficult and important situations to achieve positive results.
Think Like a Lawyer Don't Act Like One
Think Like a Lawyer Don't Act Like One
Paperback      ISBN: 9063693079
Think Like a Lawyer Don't Act Like One provides strategies to solve conflicts. Based on principles, research, and real life examples ranging from Harvard University, Mikhail Gorbatsjov, two kissing boxers, and Sun Tze to John Rambo, Think Like a Lawyer Don't Act Like One can be used when dealing with grumpy police officers, angry neighbors, unwilling debtors, nasty lawyers, and other conflict seekers. Each strategy is thoroughly tested and can be used at the kitchen table, on the street, and in the boardroom. All seventy-five rules are illustrated in a funny way.
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Reclaiming Conversation
The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Paperback      ISBN: 0143109790
Argues that today's digital culture is undermining relationships, creativity, and productivity, and pushes for the return of face-to-face interaction among people.
If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating
If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?
My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating
Hardcover      ISBN: 0812989147
From iconic actor and bestselling author Alan Alda, an indispensable guide to communicating better—based on his experience with acting, improv, science, and storytelling The beloved actor shares fascinating and powerful lessons from the science of communication, and teaches readers to improve the way they relate to others using improv games, storytelling, and their own innate mind-reading abilities. With his trademark humor and frankness, Alan Alda explains what makes the out-of-the-box techniques he developed after his years as the host of Scientific American Frontiers so effective. This book reveals what it means to be a true communicator, and how we can communicate better, in every aspect of our lives—with our friends, lovers, and families, with our doctors, in business settings, and beyond.
Perfecting Your Pitch: How to Succeed in Business and in Life by Finding Words That Work
Perfecting Your Pitch
How to Succeed in Business and in Life by Finding Words That Work
Paperback      ISBN: 0142181226
" A New York Times bestselling author reveals how to find the right words for every situation Whether you are making a budget request, interviewing for a job, ending a relationship, or talking to children about divorce, the crux of success in those andother crucial situations is planned, effective communication. And yet, it is the tool people most often fail to use. In Perfecting Your Pitch, expert consultant and negotiator Ronald M. Shapiro presents his system of scripting, outlined efficiently as the Three D's: Draft, Devil's Advocate, Deliver. Using real-life examples, Shapiro walks readers step-by-step through the process of creating an effective message, preparing for counterarguments, and delivering the results with confidence and grace across a broad range of situations. He also provides an excellent menu of stories and model scripts for communication challenges affecting business, family, friends and consumers. Reaching out to readers of Difficult Conversations and Getting to Yes, PerfectingYour Pitch introduces a simple but powerful system we can all use for great results"--
Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Paperback      ISBN: 0684833271
Show Me The Numbers: Designing Tables And Graphs To Enlighten
Show Me The Numbers
Designing Tables And Graphs To Enlighten
Hardcover      ISBN: 0970601999
Tables and graphs can more adequately communicate important business information when they reflect the good design practices discussed in this practical guide to effective table and graph design. Information is provided on the fundamental concepts of table and graph design, the numbers and knowledge most suitable for display in a graphic form, the best tabular means to communicate certain ideas, and the component-level aspects of design. Analysts, technicians, and managers will appreciate the solid theory behind this outline for ensuring that tables and graphs present quantitative business information in a truthful, attractive format that facilitates better decision making.