Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say

Surefire Ways to Get the Results You Want

Author: Cheryl Cran

Publisher: Trafford

ISBN: 9781553690238

Category: Business communication

Page: 137

View: 6477


Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say - Surefire Ways to Get The Results You Want is a book on how to communicate with conscious awareness. Have you ever had a conversation and felt that you were coming across clearly and understandably and yet the other person looks completely confused and frustrated? This book provides methods to prevent ever being misunderstood again! When we communicate consciously and with outcome based principles we can create incredible results with others. This book provides ways to achieve results through the words we choose, the knowledge of the communication cycle, preventing conflict through proactive awareness and much more. Most of us have based our communication on habit and have not intellectualized the importance of having a plan before we open our mouths. Words are powerful and this book goes into the many benefits of becoming a conscious communicator such as improved relationships, increased job satisfaction, happier customers, productive teams and increased morale. Through assertive techniques and specific examples of words that create positive impressions and words that create negative perceptions this book brings the reader to awareness and through awareness positive change in their communication approach. This book is an easy read and an excellent reference tool for all those wanting to create greater satisfaction in their work and personal relationships.

Say What You Mean

A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication

Author: Oren Jay Sofer

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 0834841894

Category: Self-Help

Page: 272

View: 9355


Find your voice, speak your truth, listen deeply—a guide to more meaningful and mindful conversations. We spend so much of our lives talking to each other, but how much are we simply running on automatic—relying on old habits and hoping for the best? Are we able to truly hear others and speak our mind in a clear and kind way, without needing to get defensive or go on the attack? In this groundbreaking synthesis of mindfulness, somatics, and Nonviolent Communication, Oren Jay Sofer offers simple yet powerful practices to develop healthy, effective, and satisfying ways of communicating. The techniques in Say What You Mean will help you to: · Feel confident during conversation · Stay focused on what really matters in an interaction · Listen for the authentic concerns behind what others say · Reduce anxiety before and during difficult conversations · Find nourishment in day-to-day interactions

What Did You Say? What Do You Mean?

An Illustrated Guide to Understanding Metaphors

Author: Jude Welton,Jane Telford

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1843102072

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 112

View: 8861


Welton looks at one hundred of the most common figures of speech in this visual workbook designed as a springboard for family and classroom discussions. Each figure of speech is accompanied by an illustration showing its literal meaning, which will help AS children recognize and learn to enjoy metaphors and figurative language.

How Not to Say what You Mean

A Dictionary of Euphemisms

Author: R. W. Holder

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Category: Humor

Page: 410

View: 9880


This brand new edition celebrating 20 years of R. W. Holder's popular and successful dictionary of euphemisms is packed full of traditional favourites, such as 'Dutch uncle' or 'push up the daisies', as well as euphemisms from the contemporary world such as 'restructuring' and 'extrajudicialkilling'. Definitions include examples from real authors, along with entertaining explanations of their origins. To prove that the use of euphemisms is not just a British speciality, there is widespread coverage of American euphemisms, too: for example, 'English' (pertaining to sexual deviance) and'watermelon' (an indication of pregnancy). The A-Z organization of the text is complemented by a thematic index with short introductory articles on fruitful areas of euphemistic language such as business, sex, death, and the human body. How Not To Say What You Mean remains the most lively andauthoritative guide to the language of evasion, hyprocrisy, prudery, and deceit.

Say What You Mean!

Move up the Social and Business Ladder--One Perfect Word After Another.

Author: Andrew Bobby

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781456730079

Category: Education

Page: 72

View: 434


This is not a textbook! I repeat. This is not a textbook! Too many people go through twelve years of education, and some people, four years of college and still make the same simple few grammatical errors over and over again. Is the correct word "I" or "me", "bad" or "badly", "lie" or "lay"? Don't go through life making the same simple grammatical errors and confusing your sophisticated listener. Whether that sophisticated listener is your boss in a business setting or a person you are speaking to in a social setting, "SAY WHAT YOU MEAN" and say it with confidence.

A Dictionary of Euphemisms

How Not to Say what You Mean

Author: R. W. Holder

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198607625

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 501

View: 3453


Lists definitions for thousands of euphemisms and includes quotations, derivations, and historical explanations.

Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say!

Saving Your Child from a Troubled World

Author: Judge Glenda Hatchett,Daniel Paisner

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780061876110

Category: Self-Help

Page: 240

View: 6561


Parents have it tough. Kids have it tough, too. And few people are in a better position to guide readers through these tough times than Judge Glenda Hatchett. As chief presiding judge of one of the largest juvenile court systems in the country, she gained a front-row perspective on the hot-button social issues of our time -- including drug and alcohol abuse, truancy, date rape, and school violence. As presiding judge on the hit television series Judge Hatchett, she continues to build bridges between parents and their lost, angry, and alienated teens. And, as a parent, she's turned her professional experiences to personal advantage, helping her own children navigate through some of the more difficult dilemmas facing young people today. Using her experiences as a judge and a parent, Judge Hatchett shares with readers seven simple strategies to becoming more involved in a child's life and maintaining a strong relationship. Including concrete examples and illuminating anecdotes, Judge Hatchett says what she means and means what she says in this essential guide to raising safe, smart, and successful children ... even in the tough times.

A Dictionary of Flowers and Gems

Say What You Mean ~ Even Say It Mean ~ The Victorian Way

Author: Skye Kingsbury

Publisher: Bill Peschel (pub-9236556122599907)



Page: N.A

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A Dictionary of Flowers and Gems (Say What You Mean—Even Say It Mean—the Victorian Way)
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