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Power Verbs for Managers and Executives: Hundreds of Verbs and Phrases to Communicate More Dynamically and Effectively, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Michael Lawrence Faulkner

Published by FT Press

Published Date: Jul 1, 2013

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If you're a leader or manager, every word matters. But some words matter most of all: verbs. Verbs are the catalysts of sentences. They bring communication to life – whether it's written or spoken. The right "power verbs" make all your interactions and advice more memorable, impactful, and dynamic. They make you more inspiring, more effective, more successful in everything you do, from building teams to leading projects. Conversely, if you rely on dull and uninteresting verbs, your guidance and directions will fall flat – and so will your career.

 

Now, in Power Verbs for Managers and Executives, communications expert and business professor Dr. Michael Faulkner shows you exactly how to choose action-packed verbs that electrify your communications. Packed with hundreds of verbs and phrases, this concise, easy-to-use guide reveals why certain verbs are so much more powerful, and provides sample sentences showing you exactly how to use them.

 

Using Faulkner's verbs and real-world examples, you can energize your workforce, galvanize the action you need to succeed, and build well-oiled teams that work together to deliver maximum productivity and performance.

Table of Contents

Introduction     1
Chapter 1 The Technology and Power of Language     3
Let’s Take a Moment and Think about Language       What Is the Special Significance of Language?     6
The Power of Words     7
Using Words in Special Ways     11
The Impact of Power Verbs     12
Chapter 2 The Connection Between Communications and Success in Leadership and Management     15
Verb Forms     17
Chapter 3 How to Use This Book     21
Leadership Styles    22
Visionary     22
Coaching     22
Affiliative     22
Democratic     23
Commanding     23
Additional Support for You     23
Chapter 4 Power Verbs for Managers and Executives     27
Sources     237
Index     247

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