Perfect Phrases in American Sign Language for Beginners

Author: Lou Fant
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071642392
Release Date: 2008-10-01
Genre: Reference

Quick and easy phrases in ASL for daily life Perfect Phrases for American Sign Language provides 150 essential phrases for hearing-impaired users of ASL and those who interact with them. ASL expert Barbara Bernstein Fant--carrying on the work of her late husband Lou--and illustrator Betty Miller make it easy for you to pick up key signs for everyday communication without having to have prior knowledge of signing. This handy reference is perfect for comfortably and confidently communicating with loved ones, coworkers, patients, or anyone who uses ASL.

Perfect Phrases for School Administrators

Author: Christine Canning Wilson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071633376
Release Date: 2009-12-11
Genre: Education

Find the right words to communicate with teachers, other educators, personnel, vendors, and more Perfect Phrases for School Administrators contains features the key words, phrases, acronyms, jargon and buzzwords used in the field of education and training. You can use these words to write teacher evaluations, settle union issues and contract disputes, deal with vendors and sales reps, communicate effectively with staff, deescalate grievances, and more.

Perfect Phrases for Letters of Recommendation

Author: Paul Bodine
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071626552
Release Date: 2010-01-08
Genre: Education

Expert advice for helping an applicant’s chances of acceptance by choosing the right words and phrases As a teacher, professor, or an employer, you are often called upon for letters of recommendation--and probably as often find yourself stumped about what to say. It can be a daunting task when someone’s future is in the balance. This book, written by a writing expert, will help you find the right words--and avoid the pitfalls--of creating a letter of recommendation. Author Paul Bodine explains what makes a recommendation letter good and also what can make it ineffective. The book contains paragraph-length examples of effective recommendation letter writing for all types of situations.

Perfect Phrases for Presenting Business Strategies

Author: Don Debelak
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071713542
Release Date: 2009-12-17
Genre: Business & Economics

THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR THE RIGHT SITUATION—EVERY TIME Your new business strategy isn’t going to sell itself. It’s up to you to convince top decision makers to take the organization in the right direction. This is the most important presentation of your career, and your choice of words and phrases will mean the difference between success and failure. Perfect Phrases for Presenting Business Strategies provides the language you need to: Grab your audience’s attention in the first few seconds Summarize your strategy in two sentences Prove that your plan is a plan for growth Explain the costs and resources involved Detail the profits your company will make Use Perfect Phrases for Presenting Business Strategies as a springboard for both organizational and personal success!

Perfect Phrases for Writing Company Announcements Hundreds of Ready to Use Phrases for Powerful Internal and External Communications

Author: Harriet Diamond
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071635486
Release Date: 2010-03-26
Genre: Business & Economics

The Right Phrase for Every Situation . . . Every Time! Clearly crafted company announcements—both internal and external—are critically important for your company’s day-to-day operations. Perfect Phrases for Writing Company Announcements has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases suitable for any announcement, regardless of the situation or scenario. Learn the most effective language for: Describing new products and services Explaining hiring procedures Detailing a new strategic focus Announcing relocation or expansion Articulating mergers and strategic partnerships

Perfect Phrases for New Employee Orientation and Onboarding Hundreds of ready to use phrases to train and retain your top talent

Author: Brenda Hampel
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071767514
Release Date: 2011-07-15
Genre: Business & Economics

THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME Getting new employees up and running with the company is a highly challenging process. For true success, you need to have full command of the most appropriate language for the task. Perfect Phrases for New Employee Orientation and Onboarding contains hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for transitioning employees into their new roles. You’ll learn how to home in on employee engagement, support the building of work relationships, and deliver constructive feedback. This handy, quick-reference guide provides effective language for: Getting the most out of meet-and-greet meetings Defining company culture and employee expectations Coaching new employees with onboarding challenges Collecting onboarding feedback Onboarding a diverse workforce

Perfect Phrases for Writing Employee Surveys

Author: John Kador
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071703130
Release Date: 2010-03-12
Genre: Business & Economics

THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME Generating honest, no-nonsense feedback through well-written surveys is the first step to dramatically increasing employee engagement, commitment, loyalty—and your company’s bottom line. Perfect Phrases for Writing Employee Surveys provides the tools for crafting precisely phrased surveys to deliver accurate information, so you can adjust your organization’s practices accordingly. Inside are hundreds of words, phrases, and examples that remove the guesswork from an otherwise daunting process. This handy, time-saving guide helps you write surveys that measure: Employee Engagement Leadership and Management Company Values and Ethics Organizational Culture Satisfaction with Work Environment Career Development

Perfect Phrases for Managing People EBOOK BUNDLE

Author: Meryl Runion
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071796279
Release Date: 2011-11-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Build rapport, solve problems, and increase productivity with the PERFECT words for any interaction with employees 3 books in 1 eBook! Good management begins and ends with good communication. Whether you oversee a company, department, team, or just a single employee, Perfect Phrases for Managing People provides the language you need to express your ideas, thoughts, and needs with absolute clarity—so things get done the right way, the first time around. This 3-eBook set includes: Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors, Second Edition Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors has been completely revised to help you communicate in today’s workplace, where collaboration, cooperation, and personalization are critical to building an efficient, productive work environment. Learn the most effective language for: Setting a tone of mutual trust and respect Dealing with difficult employees and delicate problems Conducting interviews and performance reviews Disciplining workers or terminating employment Perfect Phrases for Leadership Development Perfect Phrases for Leadership Development has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for empowering others to take on leadership responsibilities, regardless of their specific position in the company. You’ll find all the right words and phrases you need for: Boosting employees’ sense of autonomy Redirecting efforts without stifling creativity Encouraging decisiveness and resourcefulness Igniting energy and enthusiasm Perfect Phrases for Building Strong Teams This quick-reference guide addresses all the issues you could possibly encounter working with a team-offering hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for every situation. From managing interpersonal conflicts to motivating an entire company, you'll find the exact words you need to: Get people to work with, not against each other Use positive feedback to promote and reward teamwork Inspire communication at every level of the team Build a winning team mindset that can't lose

1 000 Signs of Life

Author: Gallaudet University Press
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN: 1563682729
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Psychology

Basic ASL for everyday conversation.

Perfect Phrases for Creativity and Innovation Hundreds of Ready to Use Phrases for Break Through Thinking Problem Solving and Inspiring Team Collaboration

Author: Karen Eriksen
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071782944
Release Date: 2012-03-23
Genre: Business & Economics

THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME In today’s fast-moving economy and competitive climate, developing a creative, innovative workforce is absolutely essential for success. Perfect Phrases for Creativity and Innovation provides hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for building the kind of exciting, solution-driven work environment that turns average companies into industry leaders. From creating powerful teams to prioritizing ideas to rewarding success, this hands-on guide offers the language and proven tools to help you: Jump-start your own creativity Trigger whole-brain, divergent thinking in your employees Inspire teams to collaborate in new, effective ways Transform every team into an innovation machine

Perfect Phrases for Icebreakers Hundreds of Ready to Use Phrases to Set the Stage for Productive Conversations Meetings and Events

Author: Meryl Runion
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071783828
Release Date: 2011-12-12
Genre: Business & Economics

The Right Phrase for Every Situation . . . Every Time You know that how you begin a business conversation or meeting sets the stage for success. But coming up with just the right words can be another matter. Perfect Phrases for Icebreakers has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases to get your interactions off on the right foot. From jump-starting meetings to motivating teams to turning any situation into a positive networking event, this streamlined guide provides you with the right words to: Highlight important topics in meetings or conversations Motivate people to share resources and support Add levity to personal or group interactions Inspire collaboration and creativity Pique curiosity about your message

Perfect Phrases for Fundraising

Author: Beverly Browning
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071793735
Release Date: 2012-08-07
Genre: Business & Economics

THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME Precise language in a fundraising campaign is an absolute must. The words you choose can make the difference between having your appeal read . . . or tossed. Perfect Phrases for Fundraising provides everything you need to craft a message that recipients will read and respond to. This quick-access guide is packed with time-saving tips, message-crafting strategies, and ready-to-use phrases sure to get results in any campaign. Master the right language for: Telephone soliciting YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter One-on-one meetings Board of director appeals Organization website campaigns

The Complete Book of Perfect Phrases for High Performing Sales Professionals

Author: Robert Bacal
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071713580
Release Date: 2009-10-02
Genre: Business & Economics

The Right Phrase for Every Sales Situation A powerful command of words is the number one requirement for succeeding in the field of sales. Whether you’re cold-calling a prospect, presenting to a group of decision makers, or dealing with price objection, the make-or-break point of every transaction lies in saying the right thing to the right person at the right time. The Complete Book of Perfect Phrases for High-Performing Sales Professionals is the ultimate field guide for speaking and writing your way to sales success. You’ll find perfect phrases for: Lead Generation Turn cold calls into profitable relationships Expand your customer base Write engaging letters and e-mails Sales Calls Get access to decision makers Present your product in compelling language Resist objections and stalling tactics Customer Service Develop a rapport with every client Handle the most difficult of customers Close every conversation on a positive note

Learn American Sign Language

Author: Russell Scott Rosen
Publisher: Wellfleet
ISBN: 9781577151074
Release Date: 2015-10-13
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Here is the ultimate guide to learning American Sign Language including finger spelling, numbers, inflections, hand shapes.

Knack American Sign Language

Author: Suzie Chafin
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781599218328
Release Date: 2009-08-04
Genre: Family & Relationships

While learning a new language isn't a “knack” for everyone, Knack American Sign Language finally makes it easy. The clear layout, succinct information, and topic-specific sign language partnered with high-quality photos enable quick learning. By a “bilingual” author whose parents were both deaf, and photographed by a design professor at the leading deaf university, Gallaudet, it covers all the basic building blocks of communication. It does so with a view to each reader's reason for learning, whether teaching a toddler basic signs or communicating with a deaf coworker. Readers will come away with a usable knowledge base rather than a collection of signs with limited use. · 450 full-color photos · American Sign Language · Intended for people who can hear · Can be used with babies and young children