The Truth About Getting Your Point Across: ...and Nothing But the Truth

The Truth About Getting Your Point Across: ...and Nothing But the Truth

by Lonnie Pacelli

NOOK Book(eBook)

$13.49 $22.99 Save 41% Current price is $13.49, Original price is $22.99. You Save 41%.
View All Available Formats & Editions

Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps.
WANT A NOOK?  Explore Now

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132704090
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 01/13/2006
Series: Truth About
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 537 KB

About the Author

Lonnie Pacelli is President of Leading on the Edge International (  Lonnie has over 20 years leadership expertise as an executive, project manager, developer, tester, analyst, trainer, consultant, and business owner.    During his 11 years at Accenture he built leadership expertise consulting with many Fortune 500 companies including Motorola, Hughes Electronics, and Northrop-Grumman.  During his nine years at Microsoft he continued building leadership expertise through development of some of Microsoft’s internal systems, led their Corporate Procurement group, managed their Corporate Planning group, and led company-wide initiatives on Continuous Fiscal Improvement and Training Process Optimization.  He has successfully implemented projects ranging from complex IT systems to process re-engineering to business strategies.

Lonnie is also currently CEO of Banzai Sushi (  in Seattle, WA.  Banzai Sushi is the premier manufacturer of frozen sushi products.

Lonnie is also a Principal with Consetta Web Solutions ( which specializes in web hosting, marketing, and e-book publishing for small businesses.

Lonnie is also a Partner with Ascend Business Solutions ( which specializes in back-office outsourcing, consulting, and providing leadership expertise for small businesses.

Table of Contents

Preface  xiii

Acknowledgments  xvii

About the Author  xviii


Part I: The Truth About You and Your Recipient  1

Part II: The Truth About Setting Direction  21

Part III: The Truth About Running Meetings  41

Part IV: The Truth About Developing Effective Presentations  65

Part V: The Truth About Writing Status Reports  85

Part VI: The Truth About Brainstorming  105

Part VII: The Truth About Problem Solving  123

Part VIII: The Truth About Interviewing  145

Part IX: The Truth About Giving Feedback  167

Part X: The Truth About Being a Good Listener  185

Part XI: The Truth About Informal Communications  199

Part XII: The Truth About Influencing Those Who Don’t Work for You  217

Part XIII: The Truth About Communicating Globally  231


References  247


Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews