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"I highly recommend this book to everyone who wants to improve personal communication." Robert Faulhaber, Sr.VP.,Fujitsu PC
A Reference for the Rest of Us!
Get results through assertive speaking and active listening
The fun and easy way to get your point across and resolve conflicts
Effective communication can make all the difference when it comes to getting ahead at work. But how do you communicate forcefully without alienating your boss or colleagues? Covering both verbal and nonverbal communication as well as e-mail, presentations, and other challenges, this friendly guide is your ticket to better communication —and a thriving career.
"Helps home the skills of even the most experienced communicator...Business life would be so much better if only everyone would read this book" — Ed Niehaus, President and CEO, Niehaus Ryan Wong., Inc.
"What a dynamic resource and excellent coaching tool....The real-life examples are easy to relate to, as they often hit very close to home."— Deb Eppert, Senior Director of Human Resources, Innunity, Inc.
Discover how to:
Tune into the power of active listening
Speak assertively and accentuate the possitive
Resolve conflicts with win-win solutions
Stay on the right track when writing e-mails
Handle presentations, interviews, and other challenges
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About the Author
Marty Brounstein is the Principal of The Practical Solutions Group, a training and consulting firm based in the San Francisco Bay area that specializes in management and organizational effectiveness. Marty's consulting work includes one-on-one coaching with managers and executives, assistance to groups working to become productive teams, and guidance and direction for organizations establishing practices for high performance and employee retention. His training programs target management as well as employee-development issues including leadership, team development, customer service, and effective communication.
As a consultant, speaker, and trainer since 1991, Marty has served a wide variety of organizations from high tech to government, for profit to not-for-profit. He has a bachelor's degree in education and history and a master's degree in industrial relations. Prior to beginning his consulting career, he spent a couple of years as a human resources executive.
This is Marty's fourth book and second for Hungry Minds, Inc. He is the coauthor of Effective Recruiting Strategies: A Marketing Approach and author ofHandling the Difficult Employee: Solving Performance Problems. In 2000, he wrote Coaching and Mentoring For Dummies.