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How to Say It For Women: Communicating with Confidence and Power Using the Language of Success download epub

by Phyllis Mindell


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Mindell excels at clear, succinct explanations of what works and what doesn't and why. How to Say It for Women is well worth reading even for those who are already good communicators, since there's always some room for improvement. One person found this helpful.

An expert on professional communications teaches women how to transform themselves by shedding weak . com User, July 9, 2001. How to Say It For Women delivers an action plan to convey confidence in today's business environment

ISBN13:9780735202221. How to Say It For Women delivers an action plan to convey confidence in today's business environment. Whether it is in speech, writing or behavior, the guidelines outlined provide a common sense approach to successful business communication. Recently Viewed and Featured.

Phyllis Mindell, an acclaimed expert on professional communications, shows women how to transform themselves .

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By Phyllis Mindell, E. Why I Chose This Book. Grammar is Important 6 Steps to Vocabulary of Power Perfect Your Presentation

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An expert on professional communications teaches women how to transform themselves by shedding weak phrases .

ISBN 13: 9780131572072.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-220) and index

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-220) and index.

An expert on professional communications teaches women how to transform themselves by shedding weak phrases, gestures and words, in order to command respect, motivate, establish authority, and make a difference.

Comments: (7)

Wiliniett
I read about this book - actually, I consider it a textbook - when searching for tools on expanding my career. I usually wouldn't buy something like this, and instead look for similar information from free 'Net sources. But on a whim, I bought it, and am so glad I did. I'm not even halfway through and what I've learned already has helped me to speak and express myself in a way that gets people's attention, and has improved my professional image. One of the best tips, which comes early in the book, is catching myself using the "I think/like/don't like" phrase when I want to discuss facts. I do it, so I don't look like a know-it-all. Dr. Mindell, however, shows several ways to express facts without appearing as though I have all the answers.

The author also cites common grammar and language mistakes that keep women in the background, and prevent us from asserting our strengths and skills. The concept of Weak Language is especially intriguing; in reviewing the examples, I saw myself in almost every one. Her solutions are very attainable, but she strongly recommends practicing this new language with another woman. I have, and my women friends were amazed at how powerful this "new" language sounds.

These are hard habits to break, but with the tips and examples in this book, I'm getting better at it. And I can see the difference in how others treat me; more importantly, I feel different about myself. The book is really a life-changing experience, for someone who has never really put much thought into my "image" but is continually frustrated at not getting the positive attention for my work success as I believe I deserve. Thank you Dr. Mindell!
Amis
I purchased this book because of the praise of other Amazon reviewers and I was not disappointed!

As a professional in a very male dominated field, this book truly hit home for me - so much so that a few of the points the author made were echoes of comments made previously by my boss about my own performance. Women fall into many traps that undermine their credibility and this book calls them out, one by one.

I can't tell you how often I'm on a conference call and use the words "I think..." or "In my opinion...". Men don't use these words. Besides, they know that's what you think - you're the one saying it! However, justifiers such as these portray you as insecure, whether true or not. This is just one example of the ways women inadvertently tarnish their credibility.

The author covers a vast array of topics and ways to become a stronger leader (and this doesn't necessarily mean you have to be just like a man!):

Weak words and grammar
Presentations and speaking in front of a group
Body language
Style and dress
Reading for Power (what you read and how)
Listening
Leadership and Management

The author includes many examples to illustrate her points and provides information that women can put to work to accelerate their careers. It is such a useful text that it was the recommended reading selection for a continuing education course a friend of mine recently attended. (She has already asked to borrow my copy.) The author has been conducting workshops on this topic for years and (sometimes humorously) includes her observances from those classes and participants in her book. Take advantage of her knowledge and invest in this book - you will not be disappointed!
Zamo
Early in my career, I knew I was far more intelligent than my speech presented. One day, after listening to an admired friend say one of her gorgeously precise sentences, I asked her where she had learned to speak so powerfully, always able to find the most effective word, always able to form them into the most on-the-mark sentences. Her answer was this book.

I would never have picked it up on my own. The "for women" part would have put me off. I wasn't thinking of my "weak" language as a gender issue. But, even if you don't look at things that way, this book will help you.

Read it. Do the exercises. You'll think about language in a whole new way and find yourself being listened to -and believed- more than ever.
Broadraven
This is a useful book for young women just getting started in business or for any career for that matter. Like any took, it has its time and place; take from it those things that are specific to your needs. I buy it and give it to recent high school and college grads and have several copies in my 'lending library' for my work teams.
lubov
I have had this book on my shelf for many years and have given it to several young women in my company. The book provides great coaching on powerful language and an excellent plan for developing and presenting impactful speeches. I'd recommend this book to anyone working to improve their presentation skills and their impact in the business world.
How to Say It For Women: Communicating with Confidence and Power Using the Language of Success download epub
Skills
Author: Phyllis Mindell
ISBN: 0735202222
Category: Business & Money
Subcategory: Skills
Language: English
Publisher: Prentice Hall Press; 2nd edition edition (January 2001)
Pages: 256 pages