Total Anecdotal: A Unique and Fun Guide to Help You Become a Better Speaker and Writer

Total Anecdotal: A Unique and Fun Guide to Help You Become a Better Speaker and Writer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781947934016
Publisher: Half Nelson Enterprises
Publication date: 05/21/2018
Pages: 126
Sales rank: 173,057
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

CURRENT Retired Chairman of the Board - Taft Broadcasting Company, U. S. Shoe Corporation, Cincinnati Bell, Inc. and Convergys Corporation

Personal Business Advisor to the late Arnold Palmer and Annika Sorenstam

Commissioner Emeritus, Ladies Professional Golf Association


BUSINESS and LEGAL Partner; law firm of Taft, Stettinius & Hollister
BACKGROUND 1955 - 1967

Chairman & CEO, Taft Broadcasting and Great American Broadcasting Company
December 1967 - June 1990

Of Counsel; Taft, Stettinius & Hollister
June - December 1990

Commissioner, Ladies Professional Golf Association
1990 - 1995

Chairman of the Board, U. S. Shoe Corporation
April 1993 - June 1995

Chairman of the Board - Cincinnati Bell Inc.
April 1996 - December 1998

Chairman of the Board, Convergys Corporation
January 1999 - May 2000



BOARDS OF DIRECTORS - CURRENTLY SERVING

• Messer Construction Co. (non-public)
• Ladies Professional Golf Association Commissioners Advisory Council

BOARDS OF DIRECTORS - PREVIOUSLY SERVED

• The Clement and Ann Buenger Foundation
• Cincinnati Bell
• Convergys Corporation
• Eagle Picher Industries
• Emery Industries
• Ladies Professional Golf Association
• Mead Corporation
• Ohio National Financial Services
• Philips Industries
• The J. M. Smucker Company
• Taft Broadcasting Company
• U.S. Bank Corporation
• U. S. Shoe

Mr. Richard K. Smucker has been the Executive Chairman of The J. M. Smucker Company since May 1, 2016. Mr. Smucker served as the Chief Executive Officer at The J. M. Smucker Company from August 2011 to May 1, 2016.

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

INTRODUCTION

A WORD FROM THE AUTHOR

WHAT IS THIS BOOK ABOUT?

A FEW TIPS ON EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

ANECDOTES:


  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Age
  • Arrogance
  • Art of Negotiation
  • Brevity
  • Complaining
  • Conservatives and Liberals
  • Courage and Risk Taking
  • Dealing with Adversity
  • Ego
  • Enemies
  • Environment
  • Experts
  • Forecasting the Future
  • Fragility of Language
  • Glibness
  • Good News, Bad News
  • Gullibility
  • Hard Work
  • Honesty
  • Humility
  • Intelligence
  • Marketing
  • Maturity/Growing Up
  • Meetings
  • Names – What’s in A Name?
  • Optimism and Pessimism
  • Passion
  • Patience and Forbearance
  • Pomposity
  • Ponderisms
  • Punctuality
  • Rank Has Its Privileges
  • Retirement
  • Rigidity
  • Self-Reliance
  • Sense of Humor
  • Statistics
  • Success and Failure
  • Taking Responsibility
  • Battle of the Sexes
  • Timing
  • Uncertainty of LifeWhat Is Really Important?
  • Worrying/Agonizing

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