Straight Talk: A Guide to Saying More with Less

Straight Talk: A Guide to Saying More with Less

by Robert Maidment
     
 

In Straight Talk , Robert
Maidment offers a fresh look at the most common pitfalls of communication,
examining the conscious and unconscious ways we confuse, mislead, and frustrate one another. He invites readers to master the art of capable communications by thinking, talking, listening and writing straight.
This concise, readable, and witty book uses 82

Overview

In Straight Talk , Robert
Maidment offers a fresh look at the most common pitfalls of communication,
examining the conscious and unconscious ways we confuse, mislead, and frustrate one another. He invites readers to master the art of capable communications by thinking, talking, listening and writing straight.
This concise, readable, and witty book uses 82 illustrative situations from everyday life to show us how to say what we mean and to mean what we say.
Robert Maidment, professor of educational planning at Williamsburg's College of William and Mary, knows the value of effective management. His books provide the reader with the fundamentals of organization, successful communication, and effective listening.
He also is the author of Tuning In: A Guide to Effective Listening , Write It Right: A Guide to Better Messages , and Robert's Rules of Disorder , all published by Pelican.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882893402
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/30/1983
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Maidment has, with good reason, often been referred to as one of America's foremost communication specialists. Through insightful observations, proven techniques, and an ever-present wit, he teaches readers better communication and successful organization.

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