Power Talk: Using Language to Build Authority and Influence


Power Talk Using Language to Build Authority and Influence?Power Talk: Using Language to Build Authority and Influence
Author: Sarah Myers McGinty
Number of pages: 224
Publisher: Warner Business Books
Publication date: 2002
Language: English
Size: 1,4 mb
Format: pdf

Ever been in a meeting and wondered after speaking, “Did they just hear me or did they really hear what I had to say?” McGinty, an expert in the field of linguistics, guides the listener toward a pubic speaking style that’s effective in a variety of situations. She shows how to recognize the best ways to communicate, from the center or the edge, and how one style of communication isn’t always adequate. Practical tips, like recording your telephone etiquette to analyze how you sound, are also discussed, as well as modern technology hints like how to use voice-mail and e-mail effectively. If you want to communicate like a leader, Power Talk will set you on the path to being heard.
How to gain power in the workplace by effectively developing a strong and unique voice.Sarah Myers McGinty examines the social and psychological elements of language in the workplace. She then uses her conclusions to give us a better understanding of whos in charge and how to get ahead. Complete with strategies for individuals who want to strengthen their personal communication skills, Power Talk is a must-read for anyone who wants to learn to be their own best spokesperson.

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