Presenting to Win: The Art of Telling Your Story, Updated and Expanded Edition

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FT Press #ad - A rare few will establish the most profound connection, in which presenter and audience understand each other perfectly…discover common ground… and, together, decide to act. Thousands of his elite clients have already mastered them. It will be your bible for the PowerPoint Age. In this fully updated edition, the world’s #1 presentation consultant, Jerry Weissman, shows how to connect with even the toughest, most high-level audiences.

. And move them to action! he teaches presenters of all kinds how to dump those PowerPoint templates once and for all and tell compelling stories that focus on what’s in it for the audience. It’s loaded with easy actions and real examples that really work. I’ve used them. Now it’s your turn!   •   what you must do to tell your story      focus before flow: identifying your real goals and message   •   the power of the wiify: what’s in it for you      staying focused on what your audience really wants   •   capture your audience in 90 seconds… and never let go!      Opening Gambits and compelling linkages   •   Master the art of online Web conferencing      Connecting with your invisible audience   •   From brainstorming through delivery      Crafting the Power Presentation, one step at a time   Named by FORTUNE Magazine as a "Must-Read"   "Jerry Weissman makes the challenge of producing and delivering effective presentations delightfully simple.

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Graphic Design School: The Principles and Practice of Graphic Design

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Wiley #ad - This book teaches the critical concepts and essential skills that build the framework for successful, innovative design. From the fundamentals of design to advanced techniques and problem solving, this book is packed with practical advice and tutorials for a broad range of applications in any media. Updated assignments reflect the latest graphic design processes and guide students through the transition from simple solutions to starter portfolio pieces, case studies, and designer biographies bring real-world perspective to this complex, while full-color illustrations, multi-faceted skill.

Master the principles, elements, mobile devices, and more graphic design has never been a static field, social media, and layout for print and screen Understand coding requirements and information architecture Design for apps, color, and tools of design Delve into typography, and the continual honing of skills and techniques is an essential part of the job.

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. As media continues to evolve, graphic designers must possess a core set of competencies that translate across all applications. Graphic design school equips you with a rock-solid foundation to support whatever your talent builds. New discussion tackles user experience and User Interface Design, plus the latest tools, requirements, mobile apps, and resources for designing for the web, social media, and more.

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Power Listening: Mastering the Most Critical Business Skill of All

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Portfolio #ad - His practical insights include: good listening is hard work, challenging all assumptions, and understanding the context of every interaction Good listening results in a new clarity of focus, greater efficiency, not a passive activity Good listening means asking questions, and an increased likelihood of making better decisions Good listening can be the difference between a long career and a short one .

Listening is harder than it looks- but it's the difference between business success and failure. He offers a step-by-step process that will help readers become active listeners, able to shape and focus any conversation. Ferrari reveals how to turn a tin ear into a platinum ear. But bernard ferrari, adviser to some of the nation's most influential executives, believes that such missteps can be avoided and that the skills and habits of good listening can be developed and mastered.

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students

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Jossey-Bass #ad - The only book for students which explores the connection between emotional intelligence and effective leadership Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students is based on a conceptual model that helps students to become emotionally intelligent leaders. Students will appreciate the opportunity to learn more about themselves as they reflect on their experiences as learners and their own leadership journeys.

The new edition is substantially rewritten based new research on the eIL model Its clear structure is organized around the three facets of emotionally intelligent leadership and 19 leadership capacities Questions at the end of each chapter encourage purposeful reflection and leadership growth Emotionally Intelligent Leadership is one of a kind, fostering growth and promoting intense self-reflection.

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The book can be used in conjunction with the Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students Inventory and Student Workbook for an immersive and transformative educational experience. Emotionally intelligent Leadership is the perfect introduction to leading with emotional intelligence. Research from around the world has demonstrated that there is a relationship between emotional intelligence and leadership.

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Business and Administrative Communication

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BE #ad - Business and administrative Communication BAC is flexible, comprehensive & up-to-date, specific & interesting. In short - connect + BAC = An effective communicator. Bac uses a rhetorical emphasis of audience, purpose, and context allowing communicators to shape their messages appropriately for all channels and purposes.

Bac conveys the best possible advice to students while Connect Business Communication allows students to apply concepts and practice skills.

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Business Writing For Dummies For Dummies Lifestyle

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For Dummies #ad - From reports and presentations to emails and Facebook posts, customer service rep, whether you're a marketer, or manager, being able to write clearly and for the right audience is critical to moving your business forward. So how can you make your communications stand out and get the job done? From crafting a short and sweet email to bidding for a crucial project, Business Writing For Dummies gives you everything you need to achieve high-impact business writing.

How many pieces of paper land on your desk each day, or emails in your inbox? Your readers–the people you communicate with at work–are no different. Business writing that gets results The ability to write well is a key part of your professional success. Draft reports, and more employ editing techniques to help you craft the perfect messages Adapt your writing style for digital media Advance your career with great writing In today's competitive job market, emails, blog posts, proposals, being able to write well is a skill you can't afford to be without–and Business Writing For Dummies makes it easy! .

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The Strategy Book: How to Think and Act Strategically to Deliver Outstanding Results

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FT Publishing International #ad - Thinking strategically is what separates managers and leaders. From understanding what strategy can do for you, through to creating a strategy and engaging others with strategy, this book offers practical guidance and expert tips. It is peppered with punchy, memorable examples from real leaders winning and losing with real world strategies.

It can be read as a whole or you can dip into the easy-to-read, bite-size sections as and when you need to deal with a particular issue. The structure has been specially designed to make sections quick and easy to use – you’ll find yourself referring back to them again and again. Learn the fundamentals about how to create winning strategy and lead your team to deliver it.

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Getting More: How You Can Negotiate to Succeed in Work and Life

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Currency #ad - The book, is based on professor stuart diamond’s award-winning course at the Wharton Business School, a New York Times bestseller and #1 Wall Street Journal business best seller, where the course has been the most popular over 13 years. It is intended to provide better agreements for everyone no matter what they negotiate – from jobs to kids to billion dollar deals to shopping.

Consultant in many countries and manager and executive in many sectors, medical services, finance, agriculture, including technology, energy and aviation. Better relationships with the family, including teenagers. Better jobs. It challenges the conventional wisdom on every page, from “win-win” to BATNA to rationality to the use of power.

Getting More: How You Can Negotiate to Succeed in Work and Life #ad - Raises at work. Finding better things to trade. He added that the book was his team’s best investment of the year too. This book can change the world, investment Advisor, Long Island, ” says Craig Silverman, NY . An extra $300 million profit in a business. The roi from reading getting more will make it the best investment you make this year, the business development head of the Microsoft Games division, ” says Rhys Dekle, which produces X-Box.

The advice is addressed through the insightful stories of more than 400 people who have used Prof.

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In the Line of Fire: How to Handle Tough Questions...When It Counts: How to Handle Tough Questions ...When It Counts

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FT Press #ad - Now, he's written an indispensable guide to answering the toughest questions you'll ever face. Using compelling examples from Presidential debates to stock analyst meetings, Weissman teaches how to respond with perfect assurance. Whether an executive, interviewee, politician, teacher, fundraiser, student -- or even a family member at Thanksgiving dinner -- you're judged on how you handle these moments.

Discover how to avoid the defensive, evasive, or  contentious answers that have destroyed political careers and ruin credibility. Learn to control your entire exchange with a hostile questioner: the question, and above all, timing, interactions with questioner and audience, answer, yourself. Get this book: handle them brilliantly.

In the Line of Fire: How to Handle Tough Questions...When It Counts: How to Handle Tough Questions ...When It Counts #ad - Jerry weissman has made a career of coaching nearly 500 execs on their IPO roadshows, the most critical presentations of their lives.

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The Naked Presenter: Delivering Powerful Presentations With or Without Slides Voices That Matter

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New Riders #ad - If "slideware" is used, the slides never steal the show or rise above serving a strong but simple supportive role. When we learn to present naked, stripping away all that is unnecessary and embracing the ideas of simplicity, clarity, honesty, integrity, we reach our audiences by communicating the essence of the message, and passion.

The ideas in the presentation may or may not be radical, or new, earth shattering, but there is freshness to the approach and content that makes a lasting impression. In this invaluable resource from the author for the best-selling books Presentation Zen and Presentation Zen Design, you will discover how to get to the core of your message and deliver presentations that are as natural as they are memorable.

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Being the Boss: The 3 Imperatives for Becoming a Great Leader

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Harvard Business Review Press #ad - At worst, they become terrible bosses. This new book explains how to avoid that fate, by mastering three imperatives:· Manage yourself: Learn that management isn't about getting things done yourself. You're caught in a web of conflicting expectations from subordinates, peers, your supervisor, and customers.

You're not alone. You never dreamed being the boss would be so hard. At best, they just learn to get by. It's about accomplishing things through others. Manage a network: understand how power and influence work in your organization and build a network of mutually beneficial relationships to navigate your company's complex political environment.

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Many managers never complete the journey. As linda hill and kent lineback reveal in Being the Boss, becoming an effective manager is a painful, difficult journey.

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