The Leader Phrase Book: 3,000+ Powerful Phrases That Put You In Command

The Leader Phrase Book: 3,000+ Powerful Phrases That Put You In Command

by Patrick Alain

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ISBN-13: 9781601636263
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Publication date: 11/22/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 770,440
File size: 2 MB

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Patrick Alain is an internationally known developer of some of the best-selling video games, including such titles as the multi-awarded blockbusters Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption. The Leader Phrase Book was born out of Twitter and has quickly amassed a large following. Patrick was born in Paris, France, and has lived in a number of countries throughout his life. Fluent in five languages, he attributes much of his success to his ability to be a vital participant in large, multilingual teams. Patrick holds a master's degree from the University of Paris, and has lived in San Diego, California, since 2004.

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Leader Phrase Book: 3000+ Powerful Phrases That Put You In Command 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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NathanIves More than 1 year ago
The Leader Phrase Book by Patrick Alain provides professionals with the `right thing to say' across a multitude of situations and spectrum of approaches. These phrases can help anyone prepare for interactions of all kinds with seniors, peers, and subordinates. A small sample of the situations covered include: - General Conversation - How to Agree, How to Disagree - At Work - How to Ask for a Raise, How to Ask for Time Off - Conflicts and Anger - How to Diffuse a Tense Situation, How to Stop a Conflict Between Other People - Diplomacy - How to Open Up a Topic for Debate, How to Wrap Up a Debate - Negotiation - How to Ask a Question, How to Stall - Problem Solving - How to Address/Acknowledge a Problem, How to Ask Someone for Help - Courtesy - How to Offer Your Help, When Someone Asks You for Help - Machiavellian Techniques - How to Destabilize Someone, How to Threaten Someone I like The Leader Phrase Book because of its broad situational applicability and immediately implementable recommendations. This book helps new and experienced professionals build out their communications toolkit with approaches that will help them gracefully navigate difficult situations. Whether one desires to be formal or casual, courteous or rude, The Leader Phrase Book can be used to prepare for difficult conversations and, with practice, its phrases will become second nature; enabling the professional to adapt `on-the-fly' when challenging circumstances arise. For its quality and actionable insights, The Leader Phrase Book is a StrategyDriven recommended read. All the Best, Nathan Ives StrategyDriven Principal