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Say it Like Obama The Power of Speaking with Purpose and Vision (Hardcover)

Author:  Shel Leanne
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 007161589X
ISBN-13: 9780071615891
Sku: 208444114
Publish Date: 10/5/2008
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 0.75T
Pages:  214
Age Range:  NA
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Includes Obama's historic acceptance speech from the Democratic National Convention

In speech after speech, Barack Obama has “fired up” millions of enthusiastic supporters with his inspiring vision, rousing rhetoric, and charismatic presence His outstanding communication skills gave rise to an unprecedented political movement and fueled Obama’s success in becoming the first African American presidential nominee of a major U.S. political party.

But inspiring and persuading millions isn’t simply a product of innate ability—Barack Obama honed techniques that made him a highly effective speaker before audiences numbering thirty to 200,000. These techniques are vital not only in the political arena, but also for business executives, managers, and leaders from all walks of life.

This book is about the art of persuasion, the power of presentation, and the most effective techniques of communication. From building strong arguments and facing tough issues to inspiring a team or workforce to new levels of innovation and productivity, Say It Like Obama gives you the tools you can use to instill positive change at every level of your organization by learning how to:

  • Make a strong first impression
  • Use body language and voice
  • Establish common ground
  • Gain trust and confidence
  • Win hearts and minds
  • Drive your points home
  • Convey your vision through imagery and words that resonate
  • Build to a crescendo and leave a lasting impression Whether you’re a manager, executive, or public speaker, a teacher, business owner, or community leader, Say It Like Obama will provide you with presentation techniques that have inspired and mobilized audiences of every size.
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Includes Obama's historic acceptance speech from the Democratic National Convention.

In speech after speech, Barack Obama has �fired up� millions of enthusiastic supporters with his inspiring vision, rousing rhetoric, and charismatic presence His outstanding communication skills gave rise to an unprecedented political movement and fueled Obama�s success in becoming the first African American presidential nominee of a major U.S. political party.

.

But inspiring and persuading millions isn�t simply a product of innate ability�Barack Obama honed techniques that made him a highly effective speaker before audiences numbering thirty to 200,000. These techniques are vital not only in the political arena, but also for business executives, managers, and leaders from all walks of life.

.

This book is about the art of persuasion, the power of presentation, and the most effective techniques of communication. From building strong arguments and facing tough issues to inspiring a team or workforce to new levels of innovation and productivity, Say It Like Obama gives you the tools you can use to instill positive change at every level of your organization by learning how to:.

    .
  • Make a strong first impression.
  • Use body language and voice.
  • Establish common ground.
  • Gain trust and confidence.
  • Win hearts and minds.
  • Drive your points home.
  • Convey your vision through imagery and words that resonate.
  • Build to a crescendo and leave a lasting impression.
.

Whether you�re a manager, executive, or public speaker, a teacher, business owner, or community leader, Say It Like Obama will provide you with presentation techniques that have inspired and mobilized audiences of every size.

.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

C H A P T E R 1: THE SPEECH THAT STARTED IT ALL

C H A P T E R 2: EARNING TRUST AND CONFIDENCE

C H A P T E R 3: BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS

C H A P T E R 4: WINNING HEARTS AND MINDS

C H A P T E R 5: CONVE YING VISION

C H A P T E R 6: DRIVING POINTS HOME

C H A P T E R 7: PERSUADING

C H A P T E R 8: FACING AND OVER COMING CONTROVERSY

C H A P T E R 9: MOTIVATING OTHERS TO ACTION AND LEAVING STRONG LAST IMPRESSIONS

C H A P T E R 1 0: THE SPEECH THAT M ADE HISTORY . . . AGAIN

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0214
Product attributePublisher:   McGraw-Hill
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