Well Said!: Presentations and Conversations That Get Results by Darlene PriceWell Said!: Presentations and Conversations That Get Results by Darlene Price

Well Said!: Presentations and Conversations That Get Results

byDarlene Price, Kevin Wilson

Hardcover | August 22, 2012

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Whether you're making a formal presentation, wooing a client, closing a sale, or proposing an idea, persuasive communication can make the difference between success and failure. Well Said! shows readers how to put themselves in their audience's shoes and tailor their message to the needs of decision makers. It reveals simple but powerful techniques anyone can use to prioritize, organize, and economize their words so that their communications are concise, clear, and-most importantly-convincing. Complete with real-life examples illustrating the concepts in action, this handy guide teaches readers how to: Use the words and phrases that get people to listen * Capture and hold attention * Gain instant credibility with decision makers * Optimize body language * Handle QA with finesse * Connect with the audience * Shine with or without PowerPoint * Perfect their elevator pitch * And much more Engaging and practical, Well Said! is the one book on presentation skills every professional should own.
DARLENE PRICE is the president and cofounder of Well Said!, Inc., a training and consulting company specializing in high-impact presentations and effective communication.
Title:Well Said!: Presentations and Conversations That Get ResultsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 1.13 inPublished:August 22, 2012Publisher:AmacomLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0814417876

ISBN - 13:9780814417874


Editorial Reviews

"... teaches readers how to make economical use of language so that their words are concise, clear, and convincing... [for] professionals at all levels, and in any field... ' - Chemical Engineering Progress "We have all sat through too many lackluster and confusing talks... this is the book those presenters should read to keep from boring us again. Rating 4 stars." - Online magazine 'One of the biggest fears that we humans have is speaking in front of people. That's why we love Darlene Price!... she has great tips to make speaking easier.' - A Closer Look "... excellent guide to help even the most tongue-tied public speakder, with both high-level advice on the right philosophy and approach and nitty-gritty specifics... Highly recommened... " - Accounting Today '... jam-packed with helpful advice that you'll want to recall every time you prepare a presentation. You'll be tempted to excessively highlight, put sticky tabs on every other paragraph... ' - School Administrator magazine 'Reading this book, I should probably say 'using' this book, is like having your own personal coach.' - PCB007 'Get this book if you want to stand out and make all your communications effective with that cutting-edge sparkle.' - OfficePro 'Well-organized and logical, this is a must-have for any one whose job requires winning over other people.' - Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight '... must-have book for virtually anyone in the workforce.... By following the advice given, you will definitely become a more effective communicator, which can only help your career.' - IEEE Electrical Insulation "