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The language of success : the confidence and ability to say what you mean and mean what you say in business and life / Kim Wilkerson and Alan Weiss. [print]

By: Wilkerson, Kim [author]Contributor(s): Weiss, Alan, 1946- [author]Material type: TextTextSeries: Corporate communication collectionPublication details: New York, New York (222 East 46th Street, New York, New York 10017) : Business Expert Press, [(c)2016. Edition: First editionDescription: 1 online resource (139 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781631573019Subject(s): English language -- Business English | Business communication | Leadership | communications | debate | decision making | executive | influence | intelligent inquiry | leader | leadership | manager | negotiations | objections | persuasion | problem solving | questions | resolving conflict | sales | successLOC classification: PE1115PE1115.W429.L364 2016Online resources: Click here to access online COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
Contents:
1. Our hesitancy to question 2. Snarled in data, saved by clarifying language 3. Truth or consequences 4. Critical questioning skills 5. Critical situation skills 6. Critical results language 7. Overcoming language pressure anxiety 8. There are a few good questions, a lot of good answers 9. Avoiding brain drain 10. The language of the future Index.
Abstract: Provides pragmatic and practical advice on how to harness the power of language in business and in life. Influencing for results, creating a culture of intelligent inquiry, utilizing critical questioning skills, and managing critical situations are all integral to success in any setting. In business, this book is essential for leaders and executives. In addition, it is also written for all levels in an organization: senior leaders, directors, managers, supervisors, and individual contributors in any business. This includes large and small, public, private, and not-for-profit organizations, as well as family-owned businesses, boutique firms, and solo entrepreneurs. The concepts, skills, and techniques to achieve results are applicable whether in the office or with family or friends. In this day and age of intense focus on engagement, commitment, and most significantly, results achieved, the readers will benefit by learning thought-provoking key principles, applicable practices, and techniques to leverage and ensure success with the language they use every day.
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1. Our hesitancy to question 2. Snarled in data, saved by clarifying language 3. Truth or consequences 4. Critical questioning skills 5. Critical situation skills 6. Critical results language 7. Overcoming language pressure anxiety 8. There are a few good questions, a lot of good answers 9. Avoiding brain drain 10. The language of the future Index.

Provides pragmatic and practical advice on how to harness the power of language in business and in life. Influencing for results, creating a culture of intelligent inquiry, utilizing critical questioning skills, and managing critical situations are all integral to success in any setting. In business, this book is essential for leaders and executives. In addition, it is also written for all levels in an organization: senior leaders, directors, managers, supervisors, and individual contributors in any business. This includes large and small, public, private, and not-for-profit organizations, as well as family-owned businesses, boutique firms, and solo entrepreneurs. The concepts, skills, and techniques to achieve results are applicable whether in the office or with family or friends. In this day and age of intense focus on engagement, commitment, and most significantly, results achieved, the readers will benefit by learning thought-provoking key principles, applicable practices, and techniques to leverage and ensure success with the language they use every day.

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