Talk Lean (Paperback)

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Talk Lean (Paperback)


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The businessperson's guide to saying what needs to be said and asking questions that need to be asked

In the business world, the first step to great results is good communication. Talk Lean uses original research and a fresh approach to teach businesspeople how to say difficult things and ask difficult questions in a way that is positive, effective, and comfortable for everyone involved. You'll learn how to begin meetings and conversations in a way that is succinct, empathetic, and effective, while putting people in a positive and receptive frame of mind. You'll learn how to listen and respond during meetings to maximise both productivity and empathy and how to close meetings in positive ways that lead to great results.

  • Offers proven techniques for improving communication and making an impact professionally
  • Written by Alan Palmer, head of Interactifs UK, which offers communication coaching to major corporate clients
  • Ideal for executives, team leaders, entrepreneurs, and anyone whose success depends on great communication
Alan Palmer was educated at Oxford and INSEAD and has spent most of his career working for advertising agencies and management consultancies in London and Paris. He is a senior figure at Interactifs, who provide coaching and training to a variety of major clients from financial services to the car industry, from business schools to manufacturing companies. The company is based in France but operates in some 20 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America. Alan runs the UK operation of the business, which incorporates English-speaking divisions of Interactifs France's clients as well as customers unique to the UK.
Product Details ISBN: 9780857084972
ISBN-10: 0857084976
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: December 31st, 2013
Pages: 208
Language: English