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Business: Business Communications and Presentations

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Web Resources - Presentations

Books and Ebooks

The Business Writer's Handbook

From abstracts to online professional profiles, from blogs and forums the e-mail and formal reports, The Business Writer's Handbook uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify business writing.

Meetings Matter

In his book, Meetings Matter, Paul Axtell affirms the importance of meetings, and he redesigns them using the vital foundation of ­conversation.

Corporate Communication

Written specifically for students interested in knowing more about the organizational and management context of communications, this book is a guide to corporate communication.

Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands, Sales and Marketing : The Essential Cultural Guide From Presentations and Promotions to Communicating and Closing

How do you break the ice in the UAE? When do you present a contract in China? How close should you stand to a South Korean? Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: Sales and Marketing is an informative, entertaining guide that shows you what to do--and what to avoid--in any given sales or marketing situation.

Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone

Just Listen provides simple but powerful techniques readers can use to really get through to people. You'll learn how to: make a powerful and positive first impression; listen effectively; make even a total stranger (potential client) feel understood; talk an angry or aggressive person away from an instinctual, unproductive reaction and toward a more rational mindset; and achieve buy-in--the linchpin of all persuasion, negotiation, and sales.

Brandraising: How Nonprofits Raise Visibility and Money Through Smart Communications

In the current economic climate, nonprofits need to focus on ways to stand out from the crowd, win charitable dollars, and survive the downturn. Effective, mission-focused communications can help organizations build strong identities, heightened reputations, and increased fundraising capability.

English Business Jargon and Slang: How to Use it and What it Really Means

Jargon and slang have wormed their way into almost every business document, speech, and conversation that we have today. With online business communications being much more conversational and informal than the written business communications of the past, they positively encourage the use of figurative speech: ergo, more jargon, more slang.

Electronic book.

On-Camera Coach: Tools and Techniques for Business Professionals in a Video-driven World

From Skype interviews and virtual conferences to shareholder presentations and television appearances, this book shows you how to master the art of on-camera presentation to deliver your message clearly, effectively, and with confidence.

Electronic book.

Persuasive Business Presentations: Using the Problem-solution Method to Influence Decision Makers to Take Action

Business life is about persuasion. Effective managers advance their careers by identifying problems, developing solutions, and persuading decision makers to provide the support and resources necessary to make things happen. This book focuses on a specific presentation context: a problem-solution persuasive presentation to decision makers delivered in a conference room environment.

Electronic book.

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