100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings

Author: Sarah Cooper
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449483216
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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You know those subtle tricks your coworkers are all guilty of? The constant nodding, pretend concentration, useless rhetorical questions? These tricks make them seem like they know what they’re doing when in fact they have no clue. This behavior is so ingrained, so subtle, and so often mistaken for true intelligence that identifying it, calling it out, or compiling it into an exhaustive digest has never been attempted. Until now. Complete with illustrated tips, examples, and scenarios, 100 Tricks gives you actionable ways to use words like “actionable,” in order to sound smart. Every type of meeting is covered, from general meetings where you stopped paying attention almost immediately, to one-on-one meetings you zoned out on, to impromptu meetings you were painfully subjected to at the last minute. It’s all here. Open this book to any page and find an easy-to-digest trick with an even easier-to-digest illustration, guiding you on: how to nail the big meeting by pacing and nodding most effective ways to listen to your coworkers while still completely ignoring them the key to making your presentations “interactive.” If you hadn’t noticed these behaviors before, you will see them now—from your colleagues, your managers, and soon yourself. Each trick is a mirror to the reality of what happens in meetings, told in the form of hilariously bad advice—advice that you might just want to take. But probably not. But maybe.

100 Tricks to Appear Smart In Meetings

Author: Sarah Cooper
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473545145
Format: PDF
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The book that’s missing from 55 million offices and conference rooms around the world: the idiot’s guide to the idiot’s guide to conquering the corporate meeting. In it you will learn the essential subtle tricks that pay big dividends by making you look really clever in meetings: constant nodding, pretend concentration, useless rhetorical questions, how to nail the big presentation by pacing and getting someone else to control your slides. Complete with illustrated tips, examples, and scenarios, Sarah Cooper's 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings gives you actionable ways to use words like 'actionable', in order to sound smart.

100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings

Author: Sarah Cooper
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1910931187
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The book that's missing from 55 million offices and conference rooms around the world: the idiot's guide to the idiot's guide to conquering the cor�porate meeting. In it you will learn the essential subtle tricks that pay big dividends by making you look really clever in meetings: con�stant nodding, pretend concentration, useless rhetorical questions, how to nail the big presentation by pacing and getting someone else to control your slides. Complete with illustrated tips, examples, and scenarios, Sarah Cooper's 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings gives you actionable ways to use words like 'actionable', in order to sound smart.

Smart Talk

Author: Lisa B. Marshall
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1250029589
Format: PDF, ePub
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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... ...you were better at persuading others and negotiating for what you want. ...you were more fluent at introducing yourself, making conversation, and following up. ...you were better at delivering feedback, receiving criticism, and using positive language. ...you 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.

Cubicle Warfare

Author: John Austin
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062043846
Format: PDF, ePub
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Get revenge on all your annoying coworkers with this guide to 101 awesome office pranks Are your eyes beginning to glaze over from the fluorescent lights in your tiny cubicle? Have you had one too many burnt cups of coffee? Does the guy in the cube next to you insist on pencil-drumming while cranking "Hells Bells" and five-finger discounting your paper clips? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then you're in need of some Cubicle Warfare. With Cubicle Warfare, you'll never be bored at the office again. Make your coworkers jump, squeal, and run for cover with hilarious pranks such as the Paper Clip Chain, Bottomless Box, and the Sticky Note Office, as well as the more advanced Freezer Bomb, Chair Chaos, and Textless Keyboard. Even if you're not a prankster yourself, you can still use this riotous guide to recognize the warning signs and defend your desk from conniving coworkers. Bad days at the office will be a thing of the past.

Visual Meetings

Author: David Sibbet
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470945407
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Use eye-popping visual tools to energize your people! Just as social networking has reclaimed the Internet for human interactivity and co-creation, the visual meetings movement is reclaiming creativity, productivity, and playful exchange for serious work in groups. Visual Meetings explains how anyone can implement powerful visual tools, and how these tools are being used in Silicon Valley and elsewhere to facilitate both face-to-face and virtual group work. This dynamic and richly illustrated resource gives meeting leaders, presenters, and consultants a slew of exciting tricks and tools, including Graphic recording, visual planning, story boarding, graphic templates, idea mapping, etc. Creative ways to energize team building, sales presentations, staff meetings, strategy sessions, brainstorming, and more Getting beyond paper and whiteboards to engage new media platforms Understanding emerging visual language for leading groups Unlocking formerly untapped creative resources for business success, Visual Meetings will help you and your team communicate ideas more effectively and engagingly.

Draw What Success Looks Like

Author: Sarah Cooper
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781449476069
Format: PDF, Docs
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Adult coloring for cubicle dwellers. The creator of the viral sensation "10 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings" (5+ million views and hundreds of thousands of shares) helps you color away the stress with a coloring and activity book that will have you in stitches. Color in mind-numbing illustrated corporate idioms, such as the "deep dive," the "low-hanging fruit," and other buzzword coloring activities. Draw what success looks like; make it a Venn diagram. Find your way through the comfort zone maze and the unlock your potential maze. Write headstones for the good idea graveyard. Includes meeting survival guide coloring checklist. Plus mad libs for resignation letters, post mortems, peer reviews, and scathing manifestos.

Tricks to Pick Up Chicks

Author: Rich Ferguson
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 162309609X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Tricks To Pick Up Chicks is the ultimate secret weapon to meeting girls and entertaining friends. You're about to learn a variety of magic tricks, bar bets and scams to break the ice in no time flat. You'll also get the secrets of body language and how to use your friends to get the attention of any girl. Chapter 1 - Quickies Tricks, ice-breakers and lines that can be done to instantly get the attention of any dream-girl. Chapter 2 - One Night Stands Full blown magic tricks, bets and scams to impress girls, make you stand out and make them want more. Chapter 3 - Threesomes Gain an advantage by secretly using your "wingman" to trick, scam or set-up your target! Chapter 4 - Body Language Learn how to read body language, gestures and expressions so you know exactly what she is really thinking! Chapter 5 - Rules of the Game Become aware of the rules that separate the men from the boys. Learn the do's and don'ts of the dating game. You'll get 88 photos and expert instruction sharing 26 magic tricks to break the ice, over 100 of the best Lines for every situation, over a dozen top quality Card Tricks, 5 Tricks with Money, 7 mind-blowing Mind Reading Tricks, 22 Tricks with Everyday Objects to use anytime anywhere, 24 of the best Bet's ever created, 15 Scams to get a girls attention, 8 Magic Tricks using your Wingman, 5 Scams with your Wingman and 6 sure-fire way to get your Wingman to Set Up your girl! Plus 45 secrets to reading a girl like a book with important photos you've got to see. From micro-expressions, body language, psychology, gestures to expressions, we have it covered. The final chapter shares the top 60 ways to play the game right! The hundreds of tricks, bets, scams, lines and tips are taught by world class magician Rich Ferguson. Introduction by Chuck 'The Iceman Liddell', Champion Fighter Get your copy now and buy others for that perfect gift! You'll be happy you did!

The Secret Art of Being a Grown Up

Author: Bridget Watson Payne
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452160589
Format: PDF, Docs
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Hello, grown-ups of all ages! Eclectic, bite-sized bursts of advice meet quirky illustrations in this playful guide to feeling like the grown-up we all wanted to be as a kid. From thoughts on the best way to open a champagne bottle to a short list of the kitchen tools you actually need, these tips and tricks reveal secrets that are attainable, not intimidating. Anyone can make a life upgrade using these insights alongside the traits they already have—their wits, creativity, and enthusiasm. This engaging guide is the perfect gift for recent grads, first-apartment dwellers, and anyone who's ready to grow up, one step at a time.