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  • Complete summary of Bill McGowan's book: "Pitch Perfect: How to Say It Right the First Time, Every Time".This summary of the ideas from Bill McGowan’s book "Pitch Perfect" gives advice on how to make your presentations engaging and influential. According to McGowan, there are Seven Principles of Persuasion that you can use to make your presentations more effective and entertain...
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  • The must-read summary of Akash Karia's book: "How to Deliver a Great TED Talk: Presentation Secrets of the World's Best Speakers".This complete summary of the ideas from Akash Karia's book "How to Deliver a Great TED Talk" demonstrates how you can deliver a memorable TED talk or presentation. The author provides a formula that you can learn and apply that...
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  • The must-read summary of Brian Dietmeyer and Rob Kaplan's book: "Strategic Negotiation: A Breakthrough 4-Step Process for Effective Business Negotiation".This complete summary of the ideas from Brian Dietmeyer and Rob Kaplan's book "Strategic Negotiation" shows that negotiating effectively isn't really an art. It is a science or process that can and should be systemised as deals are becoming more and...
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  • The must-read summary of Christopher Witt's book: "Real Leaders Don't Do PowerPoint: How to Sell Yourself and Your Ideas".This complete summary of the ideas from Christopher Witt's book "Real Leaders Don't Do PowerPoint" shows that when leaders speak, they're not generally trying to dazzle their audience with their mastery of presentation technology. In reality, leaders speak to make a difference,...
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  • The must-read summary of Dale Carnegie's book "How to win Friends and Influence People: The All-Time Classic Manual of People Skills"This complete summary of the ideas from Dale Carnegie's book "How to Win Friends and Influence People" shows that no matter your occupation, goals, ambitions or your position in a company, dealing with people is your biggest challenge. Therefore, if...
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  • The must-read summary of Dan Roam's book: "Show and Tell: How Everybody Can Make Extraordinary Presentations".This complete summary of the ideas in Dan Roam's book "Show and Tell" explains that while sharing your ideas is essential to achieve both personal and professional success, most people dread public speaking and try to avoid it. The author gives three simple rules to...
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  • The must-read summary of Doug Stevenson's book: "Never Be Boring Again: Make Your Business Presentations Capture Attention, Inspire Action and Produce Results".This complete summary of the ideas from Doug Stevenson's book "Never Be Boring Again" shows that the key to giving dynamic business presentations is to tell compelling and well-crafted stories that bring the principles to life for your audience....
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  • The must-read summary of Elayne Snyder's book: "Persuasive Business Speaking: How to Make Memorable Business Presentations".This complete summary of the ideas from Elayne Snyder's book "Persuasive Business Speaking" shows that for every presentation they make, business speakers should be thoroughly prepared, brief and interesting. In her book, the author explains the importance of each of these features and how you...
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  • The must-read summary of G. Richard Shell and Mario Moussa's book: "The Art of Woo: Using Strategic Persuasion to Sell Your Ideas".This complete summary of the ideas from G. Richard Shell and Mario Moussa's book "The Art of Woo" shows that selling ideas involves a different strategy to selling objects: you must use “relationship-based persuasion” which isn’t based on coercion...
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  • The must-read summary of Ivan Misner and Michelle Donovan's book: "The 29% Solution: 52 Weekly Networking Success Strategies".This complete summary of the ideas from Ivan Misner and Michelle Donovan's book "The 29% Solution" shows how only about 29% of businesses know how to network effectively. In their book, the authors explain that by networking well, you can serve your existing...
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  • The must-read summary of Jeff Thull's book: "Exceptional Selling: How the Best Connect and Win in High Stakes Sales".This complete summary of the ideas from Jeff Thull's book "Exceptional Selling" shows that the days of using canned or memorised sales pitches to make complex sales are now well and truly gone. Instead, you need to be having genuine and authentic...
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  • The must-read summary of John C. Maxwell's book: "Everyone Communicates, Few Connect: What the Most Effective Leaders Do Differently".This complete summary of the ideas in John C. Maxwell's book "Everyone Communicates, Few Connect" highlights the importance of effective communication in leadership and provides you with the five key principles of connection and the corresponding five key practices that will help...
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  • The must-read summary of Jonah Berger's book: "Contagious: Why Things Catch On".This complete summary of the ideas from Jonah Berger's book "Contagious: Why Things Catch On" reveals the six key principles that make a product or an idea contagious. As well as sharing stories of real-life companies from his extensive research, the author provides a set of specialised techniques that...
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  • The must-read summary of Lee Lefever's book: "The Art of Explanation: Making Your Ideas, Products and Services Easier to Understand".This complete summary of the ideas from Lee Lefever's book "The Art of Explanation" shows that the key to successfully selling products and services is ensuring that they are easy to understand for customers. This summary highlights the three-part process you...
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  • The must-read summary of Mark Wiskup's book: "Presentation S.O.S.: From Perspiration to Persuasion in 9 Easy Steps".This complete summary of the ideas from Mark Wiskup's book "Presentation S.O.S." argues that being able to give a powerful presentation that connects with the audience and moves them to action is one of the great natural highs offered by the world of business....
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  • The must-read summary of Michael Port's book: "Steal the Show: How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances of Your Life".This complete summary of the ideas in Michael Port's book "Steal the Show" shows you how to succeed in the spotlight moments of your life and career; job interviews, sales pitches, presentations and so on. The author explains...
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