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Conversationally Speaking

Author : Alan Garner
ISBN : 1565656296
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 35. 83 MB
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More than a million people have learned the secrets of effective conversation using Conversationally Speaking. This revised edition provides more ways to improve conversational skills by asking questions that promote conversation, learning how to listen so that others will be encouraged to talk, reducing anxiety in social situations and more.

Talk Like Ted

Author : Carmine Gallo
ISBN : 9781466837270
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 27. 80 MB
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Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. Many people have a fear of public speaking or are insecure about their ability to give a successful presentation. Now public speaking coach and bestselling author Carmine Gallo explores what makes a great presentation by examining the widely acclaimed TED Talks, which have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking. TED ? which stands for technology, entertainment, and design ? brings together the world's leading thinkers. These are the presentations that set the world on fire, and the techniques that top TED speakers use will make any presentation more dynamic, fire up any team, and give anyone the confidence to overcome their fear of public speaking. In his book, Carmine Gallo has broken down hundreds of TED talks and interviewed the most popular TED presenters, as well as the top researchers in the fields of psychology, communications, and neuroscience to reveal the nine secrets of all successful TED presentations. Gallo's step-by-step method makes it possible for anyone to deliver a presentation that is engaging, persuasive, and memorable. Carmine Gallo's top 10 Wall Street Journal Bestseller Talk Like TED will give anyone who is insecure about their public speaking abilities the tools to communicate the ideas that matter most to them, the skill to win over hearts and minds, and the confidence to deliver the talk of their lives. The opinions expressed by Carmine Gallo in TALK LIKE TED are his own. His book is not endorsed, sponsored or authorized by TED Conferences, LLC or its affiliates.

Ted Talks

Author : Chris Anderson
ISBN : 9780544664364
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 70. 85 MB
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"Catnip for all the TED fans out there." —Publishers Weekly "Unimpeachably practical . . . A handy guide for novice and moderately experienced speakers." —Kirkus Reviews "Anderson shares the secrets behind the best TED presentations." —Booklist Since taking over TED in 2001, Chris Anderson has shown how carefully crafted talks can be the key to unlocking empathy, spreading knowledge, and promoting a shared dream. Done right, a talk can electrify a room and transform an audience’s worldview; it can be more powerful than anything in written form. This “invaluable guide” (Publishers Weekly) explains how the miracle of powerful public speaking is achieved, and equips you to give it your best shot. There is no set formula, but there are tools that can empower any speaker. Chris Anderson has worked with all the TED speakers who have inspired us the most, and here he shares insights from such favorites as Sir Ken Robinson, Salman Khan, Monica Lewinsky and more — everything from how to craft your talk’s content to how you can be most effective on stage. This is a must-read for anyone who is ready to create impact with their ideas.

Talking With Confidence For The Painfully Shy

Author : Don Gabor
ISBN : 9780307756664
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 46. 94 MB
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s much about "speaking in public" as it is about "public speaking, " Talking with Confidence for the Painfully Shy can help even the most shy person speak up and speak out in any business or social situation. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Art Of Mingling

Author : Jeanne Martinet
ISBN : 9781466880184
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 36. 63 MB
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- Opening lines that really work - Tips and tricks for the tongue-tied - The etiquette of escape - Mastering the fine points of eye contact, small talk, introductions, and more - Feel terrific at any party -- business or social Does the idea of talking to a lot of people you don't know make you weak in the knees? You may be suffering from mingle-phobia -- a secret fear of parties. The Art of Mingling will show you how to overcome your fears, meet new people with charm and confidence, and acheive social success at every kind of party -- business or pleasure. Filled with dozens of simple techniques, tricks, lines and maneuvers, The Art of Mingling will help you: - Develop the right mindset for entering a room full of strangers - Choose your first mingling target - Deliver opening lines that really work - Keep the conversation alive and interesting - Master the etiquette of escape - Circulate with grace and style - Use advanced mingling techniques such as body language, accents, props, toasts, and name tags for maximum effect - Recover from faux pas -- everything from spills and memory lapses to wrong attire - Negotiate tough rooms (too crowded, too empty, too "too") - Feel completely at ease at any kind of party

The Language Teaching Matrix

Author : Jack C. Richards
ISBN : 0521387949
Genre : Education
File Size : 57. 56 MB
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Richards explains how effective language teaching involves a network of interactions between curriculum, methodology, teachers, learners, instructional materials. Each chapter discusses and examines the theoretical and practical dimensions of a central issue in language teaching. Topics covered include the nature of effective teaching, self-monitoring in teacher development, language and content, and teaching listening, speaking, reading and writing. Richards presents key issues in an accessible and highly readable style, and shows how teachers and teachers-in-training can be involved in the investigation of classroom teaching and learning. The emphasis is not on prescriptions but rather on developing effective teaching through understanding the various factors that interact in second language learning and in the second language classroom.

What To Talk About

Author : Chris Colin
ISBN : 9781452130316
Genre : Humor
File Size : 69. 3 MB
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Homo sapiens have been speaking for hundreds of years—and yet basic communication still stymies us. We freeze up in elevators, on dates, at parties, under Dumpsters. We stagger through our exchanges merely hoping not to crash, never considering that we might soar. We go home sweaty and eat a birthday cake in the shower. But no more. With What to Talk About you'll learn to speak—fluently, intelligently, charmingly—to family, friends, coworkers, lovers, future lovers, horse trainers, children, even yourself. This hilarious manual, written by two award-winning authors and illustrated by legendary cartoonist Tony Millionaire, is tailor-made for anyone who might one day attend a dinner party, start a job, celebrate a birthday, graduate from school, date a human, or otherwise use words. What to Talk About is not rocket science, but it is a lot like brain surgery, in the sense that is terrifying, risky—and could change you forever.

How To Start A Conversation And Make Friends

Author : Don Gabor
ISBN : 9781451611007
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 47. 17 MB
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Now revised and updated for the digital era, the classic bestseller How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends has helped hundreds of thousands of people communicate with wit, confidence, and enthusiasm for more than a generation. Small-talk expert Don Gabor has completely revised and updated this definitive guide, showing how to combine essential techniques in the art of conversation with necessary skills for communicating in the twenty-first century. By following the simple and dynamic guidelines in this easy-to-read book, you’ll be ready to strike up a great conversation anytime, anywhere—whether you’re at a cocktail party or chatting online. Learn how to keep the conversation going by asking the right questions, using body language effectively, and avoiding conversation pitfalls. Combining his tried-and-true methods with a whole new section on communicating online and through social networking, Don Gabor shows you how to: · Identify your personal conversation style · Engage in online conversations using proper etiquette and security · Turn online conversations into face-to-face relationships · Boost your personal and professional speaking skills to the next level Packed with charts, hundreds of opening lines, real-life examples, FAQs, helpful hints, and solid professional advice, How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends will help you connect with others at home, work, online, in person, and everywhere in between.

The Fine Art Of Small Talk

Author : Debra Fine
ISBN : 9780349404240
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 45. 63 MB
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Do you spend an abnormal amount of time hiding in the bathroom or hanging around the buffet table at social gatherings? Does the thought of striking up a conversation with a stranger make your stomach do flip-flops? Do you sit nervously through job interviews waiting for the other person to speak? Are you nervous when it comes to networking? Then it's time you mastered The Fine Art of Small Talk. With practical advice and conversation 'cheat sheets,' The Fine Art of Small Talk will help you learn to feel more comfortable in any type of social situation, from lunch with your boss to going out on a date to a cocktail party where you don't know a soul. The Fine Art of Small Talk teaches you how to: - Start a conversation even when you think you have nothing to say - Steady your shaky knees and dry your sweaty palms - Prevent awkward pauses and lengthy silences - Adopt listening skills that will make you a better conversationalist - Approach social functions with confidence - Feel more at ease at parties, meetings and at job interviews - Turn every conversation into an opportunity for success

Talk Language

Author : Allan Pease
ISBN : 0959365818
Genre : Body language
File Size : 60. 51 MB
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Author of the international bestsellers WHY MEN DON'T LISTEN AND WOMEN CAN'T READ MAPS and BODY LANGUAGE teaches us how to understand what people are really saying, and why.

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