Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact

Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact

by Nick Morgan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422193501
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 05/13/2014
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 264,766
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About 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, where he was affiliated with the school’s Center for Public Leadership. From 1998 to 2003, he 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.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Invisible Force Thai Rules Human Interaction 1

Chapter 1 Knowing Your Own Power Cues: Becoming Self-Aware and the Significance of Gesture 23

Chapter 2 Taking Charge of Your Nonverbal Communication: Projecting Your Desired Persona-through Your Emotions 53

Chapter 3 Reading the Unconscious Signals of Others: How to Recognize and Understand Emotional Cues in Gestures 83

Chapter 4 Mastering Your Own Voice: The Most Powerful Leadership Cue 119

Chapter 5 Communicating as Leader: Combining Voice and Body Language for Success 145

Chapter 6 Using Your Intuition Effectively: What Your Gut Is Really Saying -and How to Leverage It 175

Chapter 7 Synchronizing Minds: How to Use Story to Get on the Same Wavelength 201

Conclusion: Community and Communication Radical Authenticity 231

Notes 245

Index 251

Acknowledgments 259

About the Author 261

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