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Better business speech : techniques, tricks, and shortcuts for public speaking at work

Geiger, Paul 1959- (Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library PN 4192 .B87 G45 2017 30775305527310 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781538102053
  • ISBN: 1538102056
  • Physical Description: print
    viii, 149 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-144) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Speaking up (meetings and conference calls) : meeting challenges -- Heavy lifting : presentation challenges -- Putting yourself out there (networking and job interviews) : networking challenges -- Sealing the deal : sales call challenges -- Realizing the problem : personal complaints -- Breaking the pattern : business complaints -- Breathing with authority : powerful speech techniques -- No shouting please : controlled speech techniques -- Those sneaky leaks : clear speech techniques -- More than words : body language techniques -- Of tall tales and bumper stickers : preparation techniques -- Fear and loathing : fearless tricks -- Annoying habits : habit-changing shortcuts -- Connecting the dots : executive presence shortcuts.
Summary, etc.: "In a business world where we are told that time is money, the real currency is communicating clearly at a poised and measured pace. Better Business Speech: Techniques, Tricks, and Shortcuts for Public Speaking at Work by Paul Geiger focuses on the challenges of being a strong communicator in a range of business settings. It begins with the basic premise that all speaking for business is public speaking. Therefore, these are the communication scenarios where any lack of confidence in speech ability will be magnified. The obstacles that stand in the way of successful meetings, presentations, networking events, job interviews, and sales calls are all clearly described. Seasoned speech coach Paul Geiger offers tricks, techniques, and shortcuts that all seem shockingly simple; but it is the retraining of the mind and body that is the hard part. He details practical daily exercises that lead to better speech habits and addresses the causes of ineffective speech pattern in both personal and business settings. The physical and mental aspects of speech are explored in the context of forming a strong speech technique foundation that never loses sight of the importance of always sounding authentic. By offering action steps and helpful online tutorials, Geiger provides readers with the tools necessary to make lasting changes that will enhance speaking skills in all facets of business life." -- Publisher's description
Subject: Business communication
Business presentations
Public speaking
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