Trust Me: Four Steps to Authenticity and Charisma

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Trust Me

"Every communication is two conversations: the verbalone?the content?and the nonverbal one?the bodylanguage. If the two are aligned, you can be a persuasive,authentic communicator. You may even come across as charismatic. Ifthe two are not aligned, people believe the nonverbal communicationevery time."?From the Introduction

In this book, acclaimed communications coach Nick Morgan showshow you can become an effective, charismatic speaker bycommunicating with authenticity...

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Overview

Trust Me

"Every communication is two conversations: the verbalone—the content—and the nonverbal one—the bodylanguage. If the two are aligned, you can be a persuasive,authentic communicator. You may even come across as charismatic. Ifthe two are not aligned, people believe the nonverbal communicationevery time."—From the Introduction

In this book, acclaimed communications coach Nick Morgan showshow you can become an effective, charismatic speaker bycommunicating with authenticity and respect for your audience.Trust Me presents a four-step process (which Morgan perfected whileteaching at Harvard) that enables you to find your own bestpersonal communication style to maximize your persuasiveness andpresence. This proven process works whether you're speaking to agroup or in a one-on-one conversation.

As Morgan explains, we are all unconscious experts in readingeach other's body language. When words and body language are inconflict, we believe the body language every time. This makesconscious efforts to change our unconscious behavior difficult.Even momentary lapses are perceptible to the audience. The key tosuccess is to train your body language to unconsciously align withyour message.

Trust Me outlines the four steps to communication success:

  • Openness
  • Connection
  • Passion
  • Listening

In addition, the book offers an in-depth analysis of theresearch that underlies the four-step process and includes tips forcontrolling fear when communicating.

At a time when there is little tolerance for hype and spin, thisbook offers a practical, clear guide for becoming a persuasive andauthentic communicator.

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"Nick Morgan’s Trust Me approaches corporate and executive communication from a new and different perspective, that of the professional performer. His approach acknowledges the realities of modern business and, once you get beyond the first few uncomfortable steps where you’re thinking of a thousand things at once, you will communicate more openly, authentically, and charismatically." —Technology & Society (www.techsoc.com/trustme.htm
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470404355
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/31/2008
  • Series: J-B US non-Franchise Leadership Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Nick Morgan, founder of Public Words Inc., is one of America's top communication and speech coaches. He is a former Fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, affiliated with the Center for Public Leadership, and served as editor of the Harvard Management Communication Letter. He is the author of the acclaimed book Working the Room, reprinted in paperback as Give Your Speech, Change the World.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

1 Leaders Need Both Charisma and Authenticity.

2 Aligning the Two Conversations Will Make You a PowerfulCommunicator.

3 Being Open, Part One: How to Master the VerbalConversation.

4 Being Open, Part Two: How to Master the NonverbalConversation.

5 Being Connected, Part One: How to Master the VerbalConnection.

6 Being Connected, Part Two: How to Master the NonverbalConnection.

7 How to Be Passionate with Content.

8 How to Be Passionate Nonverbally.

9 Listening, Part One: How to Listen Verbally — andCharismatically.

10 Listening, Part Two: How to Listen Nonverbally — andCharismatically.

11 How to Read Others.

12 Principles of Persuasive Content.

13 Principles of Persuasive Nonverbal Communication.

14 Conclusion: Leadership Is Communication.

Notes.

Acknowledgments.

The Author.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2013

    Angie to nick

    *ru and gives you a hug* i have missed you so fuqing kuch

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    Posted July 28, 2013

    Angie

    Im here i love you

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    Posted July 23, 2013

    Nick

    I gtg i hope u two get over whatevers happening good luck

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    Posted July 22, 2013

    Emma

    Cool. Lol im scarebout getting a belly oned

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