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Pitch Perfect: How to Say It Right the First Time, Every Time
it was ok
Seven Principles of Persuasion:

Headline principle: start with best material
Scorsese Principle: Hold your audience's attention with visual images.
Jun 30, 2014
Jun 30, 2014
How We Learn
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Review of learning studies.
Take aways:
1. Forgetting then retrieval makes the memory

2. Recreate same state of mind/study environment -shake it up so t
Mar 20, 2015
Jan 16, 2015
The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness
it was ok
L -look and listen -- observe, analysis, feeling, incubation
E -emotional bonding -- emotional freedom, shared enthusiasm, caring for other (their stre
Dec 13, 2011
Dec 13, 2013
How to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable
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Hostile language is problematic both personally and professionally. Cleaning up our verbal express creates a safe and secure, healthy and successful e ...more
Jan 2002
May 28, 2013
Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow: A Landmark Study of Great Leaders, Teams, and the Reasons Why We Follow
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Why follow leaders?
1. The most effective leaders are always investing in strengths.
2. The most effective leaders surround themselves with the right p
Jan 2008
Nov 30, 2012
Lead with Humility: 12 Leadership Lessons from Pope Francis
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Lead with humility, smell like your flock, who am I to judge, don't change - reinvent, make inclusion a top priority, avid insularity, chose pragmatis ...more
May 04, 2015
May 04, 2015
The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything
it was ok
Drawn to this because of his Ted Talk (there is a Goodreads list of books by Ted Talk speakers).
The "Element" is the thing you are both passionate ab
Oct 24, 2017
Oct 12, 2017
Winning with People
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Very gentle approach to friendly, kind ways to interact with others. Discusses 5 central concerns: readiness, connection, trust, investment and synerg ...more
Jan 2007
May 21, 2013
Public Speaking Survival Kit: Expert Training to Dazzle Your Audience
it was amazing
Very impressive. A great talk (I listened to it). So much is packed in. From the basics to more advanced techniques.
Opening (<10%), Body (bulk), C
Feb 17, 2013
Feb 22, 2013
The 11 Laws of Likability: Relationship Networking . . . Because People Do Business with People They Like
it was ok
Each "law" own chapter with summary at end. Nothing new.

Section 1: Authenticity: make connections you want, "do it, re-frame it, or delete it"

Apr 04, 2012
Apr 03, 2012
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