Smart Talk by Lisa B. Marshall
The Public Speaker's Guide to Success in Every Situation

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Have you ever lost out on a promotion? Struggled with a difficult conversation? Been put on the spot and blanked? Imagine if... were better at persuading others and negotiating for what you want. were more fluent at introducing yourself, making conversation, and following up. were better at delivering feedback, receiving criticism, and using positive language. were perceived as more diplomatic and charismatic.

Smart Talk applies up-to-date communication research to everyday situations and gives smart, practical, step-by-step directions to achieve results. Smart Talk is no ordinary book-- it's the Swiss Army Knife of communication--a comprehensive set of tools to build strong relationships and avoid communication breakdowns.

With proven strategies and practical action plans, Smart Talk will help you resolve conflicts, strengthen your natural charisma, and master the art of persuasion. Never again will you dread a holiday party or be rendered speechless at a business meeting. Backed by solid research and written in an engaging narrative style with a warm sense of humor, communication expert Lisa B. Marshall translates her wealth of experience into practical, fresh advice to help you navigate any complex situation, and achieve professional success.


About Lisa B. Marshall

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LISA B. MARSHALL is a communication strategist, author, and professional speaker who has been helping organizations improve their internal and external communication skills for over a decade. Her award-winning podcast, The Public Speaker’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Improving Your Communication Skills, has earned nearly 7 million downloads since 2009. Marshall has been featured on CBS Money and many other media outlets. She lives near Philadelphia with her husband and two children.
Published January 22, 2013 by St. Martin's Griffin. 288 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Self Help, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Marshall, who hosts the podcast "The Public Speaker: Quick and Dirty Tips for Improving Your Communication Skills," here writes about speaking and communicating in public or private settings. The author provides tips on meeting people, introducing yourself, and enjoying events where you can pract...

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