You've Got 8 Seconds: Communication Secrets for a Distracted World

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Paul Hellman

Year 2017
Pages 208
Publisher AMACOM
Language en
ISBN 9780814438305
File Size 581.68 KB
File Format EPUB
Download Counter 272
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"This is a resource you'll turn to again and again for advice on the best communication techniques! The tips are invaluable and it's a quick, fun read, with humor and personal anecdotes sprinkled throughout."     --Stephanie Laguna, Executive Director, Strategic Market Planning, Kaiser Permanente"After reading the first few pages, I could not put it down. A treasure trove of useful techniques with amusing real life anecdotes that keep the reader engaged until the last page. A must-read for the corporate world--and the real world!"    --Jean Pierre Lacombe, Chief Global Markets, Head of IFC Research, The World Bank"I loved the book and will recommend it to colleagues. Whether you're a grizzled CEO or a new associate, you'll benefit from Paul's practical ideas and strategies."    --Bill Adams, Chief Investment Officer, Global Fixed Income, MFS Financial Management "Great insight and advice to hone your communication skills for every situation. Invaluable."    --Steven Marshall, President, U.S. Tower Division, American Tower "Do yourself a favor.  Give everyone you know a copy of this very practical (and funny) book.  I know I will."    --Erin Deemer, Vice President, People Development, Biogen"Filled with powerful insights and humor, this is a must-read for anyone who wants to sell their ideas or themselves.  I started using Paul's tools immediately, and urge you to do the same."    --Jon Peters, CEO, AthenaOnline"Superb blend of practical tips, humor and storytelling.  Paul provides real insights and memorable tactics.  All presenters (and writers) should read this book."     --Marissa Poole, Head of Global Scientific Communication, Sanofi Genzyme"I loved this book!  Humorous and insightful--it's a great read and the advice is spot on.  A must-read for leaders or anyone who wishes to inspire, motivate, or persuade."    --Kelly Courtney, Advocacy Strategy Advisor, United Nations"For those fortunate enough to know Paul personally, his voice and years of experience echo throughout this book. The result is a practitioner's dream."    --Michael Glass, Vice President, Talent Management and Development, Thermo Fisher Scientific "Paul Hellman's book is packed with great advice for leaders, and it's fun to read, too."    --Marshall Goldsmith, executive coach and bestselling author of Triggers"If you want to become an exceptional communicator, this is your how-to guide. It should be mandatory reading!"    --Mark Jesty, Chairperson, IMS/Toronto"You'll find the strategies you need--and we all need this book more than we realize!"     --Alison Quirk, Executive Vice President, State Street (retired)"An easy, high-impact read that provides every executive with the tips and tools to effectively communicate. With this book you'll maximize your impression on every audience."    --Dusty Tenney, President, Brooks Life Sciences"Paul's witty approach and insightful tips give you the communication strategies to get heard in a world of constant distraction. This is a must-read."    --Maureen Clang, Vice President, Leadership Development, Travelers"You've Got 8 Seconds is a vital addition to your tool belt that I heartily recommend."    --Bill McGowan, author, Pitch Perfect"You need to manage your professional brand.  Use the tactics in this book. They work."    --Charles Miller, Senior Vice President, Leadership Development, Citi"Paul provides a fast, easy-to-use approach. His method helps you make your point quickly--and with greater impact."    -- Sandy Rezendes, Chief Learning Officer, Citizens Financial Group"Both practical and funny, it's a great read for anyone who wants to have more impact at work. Hellman has mastered the art of communication, and he lets you in on the secrets."      --Tim Saeger, Senior Vice President, Engineering, iRobot QR Code Online