eBook The Snowball Effect: Communication Techniques to Make You Unstoppable, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0857084003
  • ISBN-13: 9780857084002
  • DDC: 658.45
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 50 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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About

Overview

Communication is supposed to cause something. Thats the point of it. So, I always start by asking my customers about this something. In other words, what do they want to achieve following their communication?   I have done this when working with some of the worlds largest companies. And, every month, I do this with thousands of people who want me to help them communicate better. And their answers always fall into one or more of five categories.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Front Matter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Build Your Core.
2: How to Prepare Communication That Works.
3: Get More Done More Quickly.
4: When You Want to Ensure People Do What You Want Immediately.
5: When You Want to Find the Time to Communicate Brilliantly.
6: When You Want to Impress Senior Audiences When You Haven't Much Time.
7: When You Want to Ensure People Remember Your Key Messages.
8: When You Want to Quickly Create Presentations That Work.
9: When You Want to Have Better, Quicker Meetings and Conference Calls.
10: When You Want to only Attend the Meetings You Need To.
11: When You Want to Prepare for Meetings in the Right Way.
12: When You Want to Ensure Meetings Generate Actions, Not Just Discussion Topics.
13: When You Want to Run Punchy, Interesting and Effective Update Meetings (or Not Have Them).
14: When You Want to Get a Quick Response to an FYI Email.
15: When You Want to Empty Your Inbox.
16: When You Want to See How Much Extra Time You've Now Got.
17: Persuade More People to Say “Yes”.
18: When You Want to understand What Really Motivates People.
19: When You Want to Say Things That Excite People.
20: When You Want to Align Your Agenda to Everyone Else's.
21: When You Want to Get an Enthusiastic “Yes” Very Quickly.
22: When You Want to Prove You're Someone's Best Option.
23: When You Want to Make a Sale.
24: When You Want to Write a Winning Proposal or Sales Presentation.
25: When You Want to Stand out from the Crowd.
26: When You Want to Cause Long-Term Change, Not a Short-Term Blip.
27: When You Want to Use the Best Communication Channel to Get a Quick “Yes”.
28: When You Want to Create Titles That Instantly Grab People.
29: When You Want to Write Eye-Catching Introductions.
30: When You Want to Use Analogies to Make Your Point.
31: When You Want to Structure Your Communications so They're More Persuasive.
32: When You Want to Pass an Exam.
33: When You Want to Get a Job Interview.
34: Enjoy Your Job More.
35: When You Want to Ensure Everyone – Including You -Thinks You're Great.
36: When You Want to Build Powerful Relationships Quickly.
37: When You Want to Get Things Right First Time.
38: When You Want to Deliver Interesting Presentations That Impress Everyone.
39: When You Want to Use “word Pictures” to Help People Remember Things.
40: When You Want to Use Initials to Help People Remember Things.
41: When You Want to Use Games and Activities to Make Your Point.
42: When You Want to Enjoy Using Powerpoint.
43: When You Want to Create Great Visuals to Enhance Your Message.
44: When You Want to Start a Presentation Brilliantly (when Your Audience Is Large And/or Doesn't Know You).
45: When You Want to Appear Polished, Even If You Haven't Practised Much.
46: When You Want to Prepare for – and Deliver – an Excellent Q&a Session.
47: When You Want to Ensure Your Important Initiatives Succeed.
48: When You Want to Have Good Two-Way Conversations.
49: When You Want to Enjoy Attending Networking Events.
50: When You Want to Help People Read Your Documents Quickly.
51: When You Want to Improve People's Performance through Observation and Coaching.
52: When You Want to Improve People's Performance after Annual Reviews.
53: When You Want to Improve People's Performance When You Delegate to Them.
54: Eliminate the Negatives.
55: When You Want to Stop Saying “No” Too Quickly.
56: When You Want to Say “No” in a Way That Doesn't Cause You Problems.
57: When You Want to Come up with Good Ideas, but Can't Think of Any.
58: When You Want to Remove Someone's Concerns about What You're Planning to Do.
59: When You Want to Remove Someone's Final Reason for Saying “No”.
60: When You Want to Get Good Outcomes from Challenging Conversations.
61: When You Want to Stop Procrastinating about Initiating Challenging Conversations.
62: When You Want to Stop Your Messages Becoming Diluted.
63: When You Want to Stop Diluting Other People's Messages.
64: When You Want to Stop Hating Presentations.
65: When You Want to Avoid People Instantly Doubting Your Credibility.
66: When You Want to Stop Wasting Your Time with People Who Can't Make Decisions.
67: When You Want to Prevent Avoidable Disasters.
68: When You Want to Stop Saying Irrelevant Stuff.
69: When You Want to Break the Pattern of Hearing Useful Ideas, but Doing Nothing with Them.
Conclusion: Build Your Momentum.
Appendix: Useful Communication Templates.
And for More Help ….
Acknowledgments.
About Andy Bounds.
Index.