The Truth About Getting your Point Across
And Nothing but the TruthUnknown - 2006
Praise For The Truth About Getting Your Point Across includes: This is a fast, effective guide to persuading and convincing others in business and personal life. It really works.- Brian Tracy, author of Goals . Success in life is about relationships, and healthy relationships are about communication. Pacelli helps us all take a leap forward in both with his new book, The Truth about Getting Your Point Across. I highly recommend it - Chris Widener, president of Made for Success and author of The Angel Inside. Everyone who aspires to effectively and successfully lead their organizations, large or small, public or private, should get this book and refer to it often. The points discussed are practical, immediately applicable, and will increase the effectiveness of any manager when applied.-Luda Kopeikina, CEO of Noventra Corporation and author of The Right Decision Every Time: How to Reach Perfect Clarity on Tough Decisions. The Truth About Getting Your Point Across works on several levels. First, it is a pragmatic guide to effective communication in virtually any setting. More important, these simple truths lay at the heart of effective leadership. of what it takes to be an effective leader.- Bill Krippaehne, Managing Director of Norgate Online AS in Oslo, Norway, and former President and CEO of Fisher Communications, Inc., Seattle, WA. Much of what is in this book I already know. But the demands of a busy life prevent me from communicating at my best. Pacelli fills this important gap by providing top-notch advice in a concise, organized format that can be accessed when I need it. I plan to keep his work handy and use it while in the trenches of day-to-day work.- Clint Morse, CEO, The Mosaic Company. There is an old saying that goes, 'There is nothing worse than the truth told at the wrong time.' When it comes to The Truth About Getting Your Point Across, it is just the opposite-these golden nuggets can mine opportunities for success and understanding. It's common sense and practical and should be required reading and on every CEO or leader's desk for constant review and understanding.- Norman Rice, former Mayor of Seattle. A solid, usable, practical guide to everyday business communications. immediately.- John Patrick Dolan, Attorney at Law. This book is a great resource-an easy reference guide and a useful tool that makes perfect sense. This down-to-earth and readable guide offers wise and practical examples of the wrong and right way to speak, to listen, and to hear. Every manager should keep a copy of Pacelli's The Truth About Getting Your Point Across at hand.- Marilynn Sheldon, Managing Director, The Fifth Avenue Theatre, Seattle, WA. What do we know-really know-about effective communication? What's proven to work? And what conventional wisdom has been proven to be utterly worthless? What's the best way to communicate to get the results you're after? With this book, you'll learn how to communicate more powerfully in any situation: with executives, peers, subordinates, customers, partners, investors, or anyone else. Lonnie Pacelli reveals how you can develop a personal communication style that works brilliantly for you. communication scenario: meetings, presentations, interviews, team leadership, brainstorming sessions, even elevator pitches. Need to gain credibility? Provide effective feedback? Lead teams? Solve problems more rapidly? Whatever your communication challenge, this book offers proven, fast-access solutions. This book helps: motivate anyone, anytime, anywhere Know your audience, know yourself, and communicate brilliantly; lead and listen Set clear direction, deliver effective feedback-and hear what you're being told; supercharge your brainstorming and problem solving; focus your efforts, uncover breakthrough solutions-and make them happen; earn the credibility that leads to lasting influence Understand what makes people want to follow you; pull off the perfect interview Prepare to make an outstanding impression-
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2006.
Branch Call Number: 658.45 PACELLI
Characteristics: xv, 247 pages cm.
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