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How to Use Power Phrases to Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say, & Get What You Want

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Easy-to-master techniques for more effective communications in all areas of life

In this breakthrough guide, communication guru Meryl Runion explains why effective communication is more than just a business tool. It is also the key to happier, healthier relationships, and greater personal fulfillment and business success. In How to Use Power Phrases to Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say, & Get What You Want she introduces readers to the concept of power phrases--short, focused expressions that let people be direct and to the point without seeming brusque or nasty. In clear, down-to-earth language, illustrated with numerous vignettes and real-world examples, Runion teaches readers how to:

  • Say what needs to be said without fear of misinterpretation or creating negative emotional responses
  • Master six basic methods for crafting power phrases for any setting and every social, professional, or interpersonal situation

Synopsis:

Meryl Runion is a speaker and trainer who focuses on communication skills. Her clients include Bell South, IBM, Travelers Insurance, KPMG, Sieman Corporation, and Johnson's Wax. She has been featured in USA Today, Women in Business, and First for Women, and she is a regular guest on nationally syndicated TV and radio programs. She lives in Denver.

Table of Contents

Part. I Why powerphrases? An idea whose time has come ; 1. Power up, stand up, speaktall ; 2. Powerphrases 101 ; 3. Poison phrases ; 4. Do you suffer from powerphrase deficiency? ; Part II The six secrets of powerphrases ; 5. Secret #1: It's what you don't say ; 6. Secret #2: It's in the details ; 7. Secret #3: Pick winning words that work ; 8. Secret #4: The power of the simple Truth ; 9. Secret #5: Protect the integrity of your words ; 10. Secret #6: There is power in nice ; 11. A personal note about powerphrases — Part III Powerphrases in action ; 12. It seems like I've known you forever! ; 13. Make your opinion matter ; 14. The secret power of communicating feelings ; 15. Ask so you will receive ; 16. The power of NO! ; 17. Listen so they speak freely ; 18. When you really blew it ; 19. To get good answers you need good questions ; 20. You don't have to put up with put downs ; 21. Don't resist anger, defuse it ; 22. Use anger as a tool, not as a weapon ; 23. How to disagree without being disagreeable ; 24. Homicide is not an option ; 25. What he says is not what she hears-what she says is not what he hears — Section IV, Put your best self forward with powerphrases ; 26. Tips, tool techniques, and for the luminous use of powerphrases ; 27. Answers to readers most pressing, vexing, and perplexing communication problems ; 28. Oh my gosh-powerphrases really work! ; 29. Your powerphrases final exam.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071457279
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Subject:
Business & Economics-General
Author:
Runion, Meryl
Author:
Runion Meryl
Subject:
Business & Economics-Economics - General
Subject:
Business & Economics : Economics - General
Subject:
Business & Economics : General
Subject:
Computers : Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Management - General
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Sociology - General
Subject:
Interpersonal communication
Subject:
Oral communication
Subject:
Careers - General
Subject:
Business Communication - General
Subject:
Personal Growth - Success
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Business Communication
Subject:
Business - General
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
Intercultural Communications-General
Subject:
Self Help-Communication
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
October 2003
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
224

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"Synopsis" by , Meryl Runion is a speaker and trainer who focuses on communication skills. Her clients include Bell South, IBM, Travelers Insurance, KPMG, Sieman Corporation, and Johnson's Wax. She has been featured in USA Today, Women in Business, and First for Women, and she is a regular guest on nationally syndicated TV and radio programs. She lives in Denver.
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