Make the Connection: Improve Your Communication at Home and at Work

Make the Connection: Improve Your Communication at Home and at Work


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Make the Connection: Improve Your Communication at Home and at Work by Steve Adubato, Ph.D.

When it comes to communicating with others, message sent = message received, right? Wrong. From endless PowerPoint presentations and work-related jargon to constant nagging and bickering at home, we’re often not aware of the messages we’re sending others and how they may be interpreted.

In Make the Connection, Steve Adubato shares concrete tips and tools that will help you connect more effectively at work, at home, under pressure, in leadership roles, and in high-tech environments. From avoiding unnecessary arguments with a spouse to coaching a valuable, but difficult employee, Adubato delves into the key factors that motivate people to act and respond the way that they do.

  • You will find answers to some of the most common questions about public speaking, interacting in the workplace, and communicating at home, including:
  • Why even practiced speakers sometimes experience stage fright
  • How to conduct yourself in confrontational situations, such as receiving a public insult
  • Why we hide behind e-mail messages when we have something very difficult to say
  • How to negotiate a good deal and still be honest
  • What forms of persuasion are more effective than nagging

Filled with timely examples and useful suggestions, Make the Connection is a must-read for everyone looking to improve their professional and personal relationships.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760791271
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 01/29/2007
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Steve Adubato, Ph.D., is a four-time Emmy Award-winning television anchor on Thirteen/WNET New York (PBS), who has appeared as a media and communication expert on FOX New Channel, MSNBC, and CNN. He has a distinguished career as a newspaper columnist with the Newark Star-Ledger and is also an author, motivational speaker, university lecturer, and communication coach through his firm Stand & Deliver. He is the author of Speak from the Heart: Be Yourself and Get Results. He lives in Montclair, NJ.

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