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Jock Talk: 5 Communication Principles for Leaders as Exemplified by Legends of the Sports World Hardcover – April 7, 2015
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--Marshall Goldsmith, a Thinkers 50 Top Ten Global Business Thinker and top ranked executive coach.
''Beth Levine offers up five solid-gold insights from the athletic world to guide all your communication with your employees, the public, and the press. Follow these training precepts rigorously and you'll end up a winner every time.''
--Dr. Nick Morgan, President of Public Words and author of Power Cues
''Beth Noymer Levine's Jock Talk is an ace at match point, a three-pointer at the buzzer, and a walk-off home run--all rolled into one insightful book. As a fellow communications professional, I can tell that Beth has a commanding grip on the strategies that can transform anyone into a more polished and effective communicator.''
--Bill McGowan, CEO of Clarity Media Group
''For anyone who wants to raise their game as a presenter or effective communicator, Beth Levine's 5 principles are spot-on! Beth's broad experience in coaching others coupled with great stories of athletes offers a refreshing set of insights from the field into the boardroom. A great read for all those who want to continue to master their voice and communications impact.''
--Amy Jen Su, Co-Author, Own the Room: Discover Your Signature Voice to Master Your Leadership Presence
''As someone who has to speak publicly on a regular basis--but almost has a phobia of public speaking--Beth Levine has given me a sense of confidence in my own style and a focus on how to communicate effectively in a variety of settings. She presents her approaches and principles with humor that continually reminds me of ways to effectively deliver messages.''
--Mayor Ralph Becker, Salt Lake City
''Beth simplifies a process that can be very intimidating for many people. Her guidance makes it easy to incorporate key messages when speaking to the media, large groups, or even co-workers on a daily basis.''
--Linda Luchetti, Executive Vice President of Communications, Utah Jazz
''Skill on the field or in the C-suite is no guarantee we can engage an audience or nail a media interview. Beth delivers razor-sharp insight for delivering a message in one's authentic voice. These simple principles work!''
--Dee Brewer, Marketing Executive, The Taubman Company
''Thanks to Beth's media communications expertise, the next time I am unexpectedly confronted with a camera and a mic, I feel confident that I will be prepared to present our message with confidence.''
--Sarah Lehman, CEO, Enve Composites
''Beth Levine knows her stuff! She's a communicator, trainer, and connoisseur of the written word. Sit back, relax, and let her take you on a wild ride to find your true voice.''
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Top Customer Reviews
Levine gives her readers all the right tools to become more confident, articulate and effective communicators, inside and outside the conference room. Not to mention, this book reads more like a conversation with your favorite teacher, and less like a manual.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Ms Noymer did with this book exactly what she tells speakers to do: consider your audience, be brief and provide digestible take-aways.Published 1 month ago by Susan Coles
This is a great book. While I am not an athlete, I have always admired the communication skills of public figures. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Megan Peters
Great book! Definitely gave me insights on how to be a better presenter.Published 12 months ago by felipe sanchez
Really well written book! Helped me with not only my job as a coach to inspire others and to drive results, but to apply these communication skills when working with others in my... Read morePublished 12 months ago by maxfield b wikoff-witten
This book draws lessons from the sports world, but the wisdom from each is applicable in any field. Each example illustrates the importance of fundamental communication practices... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Ben Peacock