Better Business Speech: Techniques and Shortcuts for Public Speaking at Work

Better Business Speech: Techniques and Shortcuts for Public Speaking at Work

by Paul Geiger

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538102053
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/08/2017
Pages: 158
Sales rank: 832,610
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Paul Geiger is currently a Senior Associate Instructor at New York Speech Coaching in New York City. He specializes in effective business communications. Paul uses his training, his experience and, more importantly, his intuition to figure out the key action steps that work for each individual client. He has spent most of his life developing consistent approaches that work for so many difficult business communications scenarios. Paul has enjoyed a parallel career as a voice artist and as a performer. His radio and television voiceover clients include: Mazda, Capital One and America On Line. Paul’s live and on camera performances have promoted such companies as: Platinum Technologies, Coldwell Banker and Bacardi International. Paul is a regular contributor to the website: Vocal Articles. Better Business Speech is his first book.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction The Shortest Distance 1

1 Speaking Up (Meetings and Conference Calls): Meeting Challenges 3

2 Heavy Lifting: Presentation Challenges 13

3 Putting Yourself Out There (Networking and Job Interviews): Networking Challenges 19

4 Sealing the Deal: Sales Call Challenges 25

5 Realizing the Problem: Personal Complaints 31

6 Breaking the Pattern: Business Complaints 47

7 Breathing with Authority: Powerful Speech Techniques 61

8 No Shouting Please: Controlled Speech Techniques 71

9 Those Sneaky Leaks: Clear Speech Techniques 83

10 More Than Words: Body Language Techniques 93

11 Of Tall Tales and Bumper Stickers: Preparation Tricks 109

12 Fear and Loathing: Fearless Tricks 115

13 Annoying Habits: Habit-Changing Shortcuts 127

14 Connecting the Dots: Executive Presence Shortcuts 133

Bibliography 141

Index 145

About the Author 149

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