Smart Speaking: Sixty Second Strategies

Smart Speaking: Sixty Second Strategies

by Marcia Yudkin, Laurie Schloff

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Smart Speaking: 60 Second Strategies, was described by Communication Briefings as "one of the best books ever written about speaking". Laurie Schloff, a Senior Coaching Partner at The Speech Improvement Company ( is recognized world wide as a communication coach for business people who want quick tips and fast results. Ms. Schloff is a frequent guest expert on tv and radio, including appearances on the OPRAH show, Fox News and Today.
This fast, easy guide to communicating effectively provides tips in key areas of communication challenges: Speaking to Groups, Controlling Nervousness, Small Talk and Conversation and Awkward Situations.
Sixty Second strategies, honed over the authors' years of experience with clients include solutions for problems like
-I sound so boring
-I never remember people's names
-How do I break into a group?
-Help--my presentation is coming up and more solutions of over 100 Speaking Problems and fears.
Smart Speaking is a favorite reference for college students to CEO's.
Outstanding communication is a key to success leadership and fulfilling relationships.
So when you speak, make it Smart Speaking!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780615460604
Publisher: Podium Press Publishing
Publication date: 08/03/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

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Laurie Schloff, BS., MS.
Senior Coaching Partner

As Director of Executive Training with THE SPEECH
Schloff has a nationwide reputation as a trainer and coach in areas of presentation skills, leadership training, fear of speaking, conference coaching and facilitation skills. She is a member of the IPO/VC
coaching team and also heads the group workshop
Effective Presentation Certificate Program.

Laurie is the author of two popular books - Smart
Speaking and He and She Talk. Her books have been published in German, French and Chinese. Smart
Speaking has been described by Communication
Briefings as "one of the best books ever written about speaking."

Laurie is a frequent guest expert on radio and television. She has been a guest on the Oprah and Today Show and a contributor to magazines including Cosmopolitan, Woman's Day,
Ladies Home Journal and Women's Health. She is known as a popular and humorous speaker at conventions and organizations ranging from the American Bar Association to The
National Association of Women's Business Owners.

Schloff's range of clients include: MassMutual, Babson Capital, GE Aircraft Engines, Sun
Microsystems, Bank Of America, Fidelity Investments, The Bose Corporation, The Society of Actuaries, The TJX Companies, The Anti Defamation League and the American Bar
Association. Laurie is also the developer of Pearls of Presentation and Participation for
MassMutual, a training CD.

Ms. Schloff received her undergraduate degree in Speech Pathology from Rutgers University in New Jersey and her graduate degree from Columbia University in New York. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from The American Speech-Language-Hearing
Association and is a member of the Speech Communication Association. She founded the
Fear of Speaking Association in 1989 and is co-founder of in 2008.

Ms. Schloff's experience, friendly relaxed style, humor and insight make her a valued member of THE SPEECH IMPROVEMENT COMPANY, INC.

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