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 you more memorable, impactful, and dynamic, whatever you’re doing – writing a resume, making a presentation, preparing a research paper, asking for a donation, or anything else. (Conversely, dull and uninteresting verbs can bore and alienate people – even if they have no idea why they don't like you!)
Now, in Top 100 Power Verbs, award-winning business communications expert and instructor Dr. Michael Faulkner shows you exactly how to choose action-packed verbs that electrify your communications, and attract your audience to you like moths to a flame. This concise, easy-to-use guide identifies today’s 100 most powerful verbs, and provides sample sentences showing you exactly how to use them.
Using these verbs and real-world examples, you can supercharge all your communications, separate yourself from the pack, and get what you want!
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 The Connection Between Communications and Success 2
Verb Forms 5
CHAPTER 2 How to Use This Book 9
Additional Support for You 10
CHAPTER 3 100 Top Action Verbs for Business, Brokering, Banking, Bargaining, and Occasionally Betting the Farm 14
CHAPTER 4 100 Top Action Verbs for Challenging Situations and Difficult Moments, Calumny, Comebacks, or When You Just Want to Get in the Last Word 83
CHAPTER 5 100 Top Action Verbs for Mind Games, Mental Panache, Mastermind Monkey Business, Meeting MENSAs, or Just Showing Off 125
CHAPTER 6 100 Top Action Verbs for Presenters, Professors, Preachers, Poets, Playwrights, and Pundits Searching for Savoir Faire 165
CHAPTER 7 100 Top Action Verbs for Schooling, Sagacity, Shrewdness, and Other Times to Be Sharp and Serious 210
CHAPTER 8 100 Top Action Verbs for Schmoozing, Socializing, Shindigs, Getting Sentimental, or Using Your Networking to Work the Room 256
Additional Sources 307
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