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A & C Black
Practical advice on assertiveness to help change the way you work and live for the better. Includes a quiz to assess strengths and weaknesses, a jargon-free glossary of key words and phrases plus frequently asked questions about approaching the challenge of developing assertiveness.
A guide for trainers to using Powerpoint to create engaging e-learning programmes. It provides in-depth guidance, specific instructions and helpful exercises. It also features a wealth of tools, templates, and examples.
Business Expert Press
Often individuals move into managerial leadership roles without an awareness of the need to focus on their communication skills. This book provides communication strategies to help individuals manage and lead others successfully. It aims to build a solid communication foundation and to help enhance written, oral and interpersonal communication.
Seeks to be a complete guide to speeches and public speaking. The chapters cover preparation, delivery, language, handling your audience, managing meetings, and useful tips and tricks for improving communication skills. Additional sections include model speeches, classic speeches, and a selection of useful anecdotes.
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Vol. 97, Issue 5, p.21-22
When making significant changes to the work environment, organizational change management (OCM) can ensure everyone is aligned. Kyle L.Scott explains five key ways to ensure better communication and engagement.
Vol. 128, Issue 3, p.38-39
How Coralie Lalonde, and other women like her, are breaking into the male-dominated world of angel investing. Some angels are finding that skills traditionally associated with women - such as good communication skills and supportiveness - are useful in working with entrepreneurs.
Harvard Business Review
Vol. 93 Issue 1/2, p.72-79
Learn how to successfully sell your ideas to senior executives. The authors explain seven tactics to get you noticed, including tailoring your pitch to decision makers and explaining how it supports a strategic goal.
December 2014/January 2015
Vol. 68 Issue 4, p.50-52
Top tips from public speaking experts on talking without trepidation to deliver a truly inspiring speech - arguably a business skill which is more important today than ever before.
Advance planning can make all the difference for a business presentation. Read our tips on how to get your presentation off to the best start.
A sales presentation can make or break a deal. Many people dread giving them, others love making a pitch - although that doesn’t mean they are doing it well. However you feel about presentations, you can always improve your approach. Follow these tips to get the basics right and ensure you get your message across.