Talk Like Ted

TED talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking around the world. TED and associated Tedx conferences are held in more than 130 countries and are being viewed at a rate of 1.5 million times a day. These are presentations that set the world on fire, […]

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Darlene Price: Well said, presentations and conversations that get results

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 […]

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How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie

The author described himself as a “simple country boy” from Missouri, and to be sure, some of the advice in his blockbuster bestseller is pure cornpone (“If you want to gather honey, don’t kick over the beehive”). But Dale Carnegie was a wizard when it came to making the public like him. Besides buying more […]

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Give and Take by Adam Grant

“Give and Take just might be the most important book of this young century. As insightful and entertaining as Malcolm Gladwell at his best, this book has profound implications for how we manage our careers, deal with our friends and relatives, raise our children, and design our institutions. This gem is a joy to read, […]

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Stumbling Happiness

What would you do right now if you learned that you were going to die in ten minutes? Would you race upstairs and light that Marlboro you’ve been hiding in your sock drawer since the Ford administration? Would you waltz into your boss’s office and present him with a detailed description of his personal defects? […]

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