How to Say It Third Edition

Author: Rosalie Maggio
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101029161
Release Date: 2009-04-07
Genre: Reference

?For anyone who has ever stared at a blank page or screen?(Kaylene Weiser, organized consultant, The Wiser Way)? the revised third edition of the bestseller that offers ?a crisp, elegant way to say everything.?(Vivian Jenkins Nelson, founder, The International Institute for Interracial Interaction) The ?exceptional, wonderful, amazing?(Vivian Jenkins Nelson, founder, The International Institute for Interracial Interaction) book that has sold nearly one million copies! How to Say It® provides clear and practical guidance for what to say?and what not to say?in any situation. Covering everything from business correspondence to personal letters, this is the perfect desk reference for anyone who often finds themselves struggling to find those perfect words for: ? Apologies and sympathy letters ? Letters to the editor ? Cover letters ? Fundraising requests ? Social correspondence, including invitations and Announcements This new edition features expanded advice for personal and business emails, blogs, and international communication.

How To Say It

Author: Rosalie Maggio
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101215517
Release Date: 2001-09-01
Genre: Reference

This practical guide features comprehensive lists of words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs that allow you to express yourself on any subject in your own voice and style. It teaches what to include and what to leave out when writing. Whether you want to sound formal or casual, traditional or contemporary, businesslike or lighthearted, distant or intimate, you’ll find here the words for every letter writing occasion, including: - Business letters - Personal letters - Get-well cards - Invitations - Resumes - And more! With helpful grammatical appendices and sample letters, say goodbye to your writing etiquette worries!


Author: Mary Greer Conklin
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 9781775410386
Release Date: 2009-05-01
Genre: Self-Help

Does the mere thought of engaging in small talk strike fear into your heart? Do you ever steer clear of social events just so you'll be able to avoid the awkward silence that inevitably descends when you run out of chit-chat? If so, you need the comprehensive and straightforward advice that Mary Greer Conklin dispenses in Conversation: What to Say and How to Say It. A must-read for shy or socially challenged readers.

How to Say it to Teens

Author: Richard Heyman
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
ISBN: 0735201889
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Family & Relationships

Offering practical how-to information, this important reference teaches parents how to talk to their teens not only as a parent, but as a friend and advisor.

How To Say It for Women

Author: Phyllis Mindell
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101218665
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

An expert on professional communications teaches women how to transform themselves by shedding weak phrases, gestures and words, in order to command respect, motivate, establish authority, and make a difference.

How to Say It to Sell It

Author: Sue Hershkowitz-Coore
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101215531
Release Date: 2008-01-02
Genre: Business & Economics

Based on a unique, customer-centric approach to selling, How to Say It(r) to Sell It provides practical, real world strategies proven to significantly increase sales results. Packed with power words, concrete examples, useable scripts, and specific communicative steps, this book is the key to reaching sales success.

How to Say It Grantwriting

Author: Deborah S. Koch
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101145425
Release Date: 2009-10-06
Genre: Business & Economics

A guide to writing grant proposals tailored specifically to a donor?s interests, complete with step-by-step instructions and samples of winning proposals. In grant- seeking, words can go where the applicant can?t?the foundation boardroom, the corporation?s headquarters?so it?s important to use them as the strategic, powerful tools that they are. This book shows readers how to find, frame, and use words effectively to make the case for any organization and its projects. Readers are provided the tools for crafting a grant proposal that speaks directly to the funder?s interests. Grant-seekers will learn: ? How to find out which funders fit their project exactly ? Strategies for figuring out what each grant-maker is looking for ? Critical tips for crafting attention-grabbing proposals Koch shows readers how to write with a point of view that is geared to the funder?s interests and goals, while remaining true to the project. Packed with examples of winning proposals, and strategies for using words to inspire and convince, this is the must-have resource for any grant-seeker hoping to stand apart from the crowd.

How to Say it Creating Complete Customer Satisfaction

Author: Jack Griffin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101623688
Release Date: 2013-03-05
Genre: Business & Economics

A guide to effectively communicating with customers to create lasting—and repeat—business relationships. This book provides practical, results-oriented guidance for effective communication with customers through sample words, phrases, scripts, and strategies applied to real-world examples. Unlike the vast majority of books that deal with customer communication, How to Say It®: Creating Complete Customer Satisfaction does not separate sales from customer service communications, but instead integrates them into a single book. Readers will learn how to: Speak the language of Yes by asking the right questions Get referrals through established customers Offer value through solutions, satisfaction, and trust Anticipate and preempt objections Own a problem by owning the solution

How to Say it to Your Child when Bad Things Happen

Author: Paul W. Coleman
ISBN: 0735203253
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Family & Relationships

A psychologist and author walks readers through the often difficult process of talking to children about difficult topics, offering practical advice on how to discuss war, school shootings, terrorism, and other traumatic events. Original.

How to Say it for Executives

Author: Phyllis Mindell
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440624322
Release Date: 2005-01-04
Genre: Business & Economics

How to Say It® for Executives offers everything current and future leaders need to know to get their ideas across powerfully, efficiently, and humanely. Full of practical tips, words, outlines, and models, this guide shows how to: Prepare and deliver effective speeches and talk to large and small audiences Reinforce a message with effective use of nonverbal languageAvoid words and phrases that undermine authority Foster participation during meetings Handle difficult or hostile people with grace Write briefly and clearly

How to Say It Job Interviews

Author: Linda Matias JCTC, CIC, NCRW
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440619724
Release Date: 2007-08-07
Genre: Business & Economics

A pocket-sized companion providing smart interviewing principles for every job seeker. This guide offers the hands-on information, tools, and reallife scripts interviewees need to comfortably and effectively "pitch" themselves. With concrete examples of job-winning words and phrases, plus invaluable ideas on how to advertise skills, this resource includes: - Tactics to avoid self-consciousness and canned answers - Tips on how to anticipate questions - Strategies for framing responses with the organization's needs in mind - Techniques for responding assuredly to questions crafted to bring down your guard - A variety of solid, easy-to-implement tools to help ensure a winning job offer

How to Say It to Get Into the College of Your Choice

Author: Linda Metcalf
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440619731
Release Date: 2007-06-05
Genre: Reference

The latest in the How to Say It(r) series demystifies the omplex college admissions process. How to Say It(r) to Get Into the College of Your Choice offers students-as well as their parents and school counselors-a variety of essential resources and information, including: - Worksheets for writing personal statements and resumes - Winning words and phrases for filling out a sample Common Application used by more than 200 of the top colleges - Finding the right words for the admissions essay-using advice from admissions directors at top schools - Pointers for the essay portion of the New SAT- plus a practice test - The fundamentals of obtaining winning recommendations - Statements to make interviews successful

How to Say It to Seniors

Author: David Solie
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101097885
Release Date: 2004-09-07
Genre: Self-Help

A practical guide to bridging the generation gap. In How to Say It to Seniors, geriatric psychology expert David Solie offers help in removing the typical communication blocks many experience with the elderly. By sharing his insights into the later stages of life, Solie helps in understanding the unique perspective of seniors, and provides the tools to relate to them.

Say It With Charts The Executive s Guide to Visual Communication

Author: Gene Zelazny
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071501851
Release Date: 2001-03-15
Genre: Business & Economics

Step-by-step guide to creating compelling, memorable presentations A chart that once took ten hours to prepare can now be produced by anyone with ten minutes and a computer keyboard. What hasn't changed, however, are the basics behind creating a powerful visual - what to say, why to say it, and how to say it for the most impact. In Say It With Charts, Fourth Edition --the latest, cutting-edge edition of his best-selling presentation guide -- Gene Zelazny reveals time-tested tips for preparing effective presentations. Then, this presentation guru shows you how to combine those tips with today's hottest technologies for sharper, stronger visuals. Look to this comprehensive presentation encyclopedia for information on: * How to prepare different types of charts -- pie, bar, column, line, or dot -- and when to use each * Lettering size, color choice, appropriate chart types, and more * Techniques for producing dramatic eVisuals using animation, scanned images, sound, video, and links to pertinent websites

How to Say It Negotiating to Win

Author: Jim Hennig Ph.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440632471
Release Date: 2008-08-05
Genre: Business & Economics

A no-nonsense guide to closing the deal?that makes sense to everyone. Jim Hennig?s winning negotiating philosophy is based on finding and meeting the real needs of the other party through the use of questions, effective listening, honesty, integrity, sincere caring, and building partnerships. His approach is predicated on the idea that when people like you, they want to work with you, are likely to concede more often, become more sensitive to your needs, and are more inclined to meet them. Through dozens of proven strategies, tips, power words, phrases, and real-life dialogues, How to Say It®: Negotiating to Win will help readers bring every negotiation to a happy close and meet their bottom line?while cultivating repeat clients who?ll enjoy doing business with them.