Play the Part: Master Body Signals to Connect and Communicate for Business Success

Play the Part: Master Body Signals to Connect and Communicate for Business Success

by Gina Barnett

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071835480
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 06/12/2015
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 990,975
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Gina Barnett is the founder of Barnett International, Inc., an executive communications consulting firm. She’s coached and consulted with thought leaders in finance, technology, healthcare, science, and the arts. Since 2011, she’s been speaker coach for the main stage TED Conference.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction: Why Play the Part? 1

PART I:

The Stories Our Bodies Tell

1 Use Your Head 17

2 Have a Heart 53

3 Gut Smarts 91

4 Standing Tall 103

5 Center of Unconscious Gravity 117

PART II:

Presence Is a Skill Not a Gift

6 Presence 131

7 Designing Messages to Increase Presence

8 Presentation or Conversation?

The Style of Delivery 171

9 What Is Your What?

Connecting with Yourself 189

10 Connecting in a Virtual World 205

Epilogue: Putting It All Together 215

Appendix A: Exercises by Chapter in Order of Appearance 219

Appendix B: EXERCISE APPLICATIONS AND PURPOSES 223

Appendix C: Selected READING: Books on the Voice 235

APPENDIX D: ADDITIONAL WORKSHEETS 237

Index 245

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