Best Running Meetings & Presentations Books
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1. Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition
Author: by Kerry Patterson
The New York Times and Washington Post bestseller that changed the way millions communicate [Crucial Conversations] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world…. This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time.
From the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People The quality of your life comes out of the quality of your dialogues and conversations. Here’s how to instantly uplift your crucial conversations. Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator of the #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul The first edition of Crucial Conversations exploded onto the scene and revolutionized the way millions of people communicate when stakes are high.
This new edition gives you the tools to: Prepare for high-stakes situations Transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue Make it safe to talk about almost anything Be persuasive, not abrasive
2. How Highly Effective People Speak: How High Performers Use Psychology to Influence With Ease (Speak for Success)
Author: by Peter Andrei
Why do we think what we think? Think we know what we think we know? Believe what we believe?Like what we like?Do what we do? Why do others trust or distrust us? Respect or disrespect us? Listen to or ignore us?
Reach out to or neglect us?Like or dislike us? Praise or slander us? Believe or doubt us?That’s not all… Why do others follow our lead or stand in our way? Give us opportunities or send them elsewhere? Support our striving for success and appreciate our message or toss it and us aside?
Decades of cutting-edge (but unheard-of) scientific research presents an answer… Because hidden, little-known secrets of psychology influence everything about us… Neglecting them is swimming upstream. You can’t change minds, win friends, or influence people. You can’t earn undivided attention or get the respect you deserve.
You undermine your professional image, stagnate your career, and destroy your confidence until communication makes you anxious. You don’t deserve this.Neither did I. I remember wondering, “Why do people never support my ideas? Why am I drowning in a sea of ‘sorry, maybe later’ (AKA never)?
3. The First-Time Manager
Author: by Jim McCormick
The trusted management classic and go to guide for anyone facing new responsibilities as a first time manager, revised and updated to address modern management challenges. The jump from star employee to new manager is bigger than most people realizewith opportunities to fail at every step.
Stumbling your way through isn’t an option. Learn to conquer every challenge like a pro with the clear, candid advice in The First Time Manager. For nearly four decades, this trusted guide has brought newcomers up to speed on the nitty gritty realities of managing people.
Leading meetings, hiring employees, motivating others, actively listening, staying calm under pressure, overcoming resistancedozens of skills are hammered home with honest explanations of what to expect and how to excel. Examples and action steps round out the lessons. Plus, this seventh edition delivers new information that helps you manage across generations, use online performance appraisal tools, persuade with stories, oversee remote employees, build a team dynamic, match a boss’s style, and more.
4. Robert'S Rules Of Order (Quick Study Business)
Author: by Inc. BarCharts
Everything you need to know about parliamentary procedure in terms of organizing and running different types of meetings can be found in this comprehensive 3-panel guide. All of the guidelines featured in the original Robert’s Rules of Order publicationfrom key definitions to step-by-step meeting proceduresare described in up-to-date detail through BarCharts’ handy color-coded format.
5. Eloquence: The Hidden Secret of Words that Change the World (Speak for Success)
Author: by Peter Andrei
Why do people ignore our ideas or support them? Agree with our positions or undermine them? Tune out when we speak or give us undivided attention? Why do most of us fail to persuade others? Fail to formulate convincing arguments?
Fail to speak with confidence and fail to get our way? And why do some lawyers and legal professionals quickly soar above the competition, their words carrying immense weight, while others struggle to communicate effectively? 53 little-known, cutting-edge, and revolutionary (but practically unheard-of) scientific studies present a virtually unknown answer based on irrefutable empirical evidence…The answer?
If you can’t speak with eloquence, your words don’t count. This undermines your professional image and stagnates your career, holding you back and sabotaging your ideas. Eloquent words outperform their weak counterparts. Eloquent words convince.They compel.They captivate.They persuade.
They move hearts and minds. And they can change the world. What are the hidden secrets of words that change the world? This concise new release by an Amazon best-selling author dissects the little-known “eloquence secrets” of two of the most impactful messages in the history of American political persuasion.
6. Five Stars: The Communication Secrets to Get from Good to Great
Author: by Carmine Gallo
June 5, 2018
As technology threatens to displace countless jobs and skills, the ability to communicate is becoming more important than ever. This book is full of examples to help you get better at transporting your thoughts and emotions into the minds of other people.
Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take, Originals, and Option B with Sheryl SandbergHow to master the art of persuasionfrom the bestselling author of Talk Like TED. Ideas don’t sell themselves. As the forces of globalization, automation, and artificial intelligence combine to disrupt every field, having a good idea isn’t good enough.
Mastering the ancient art of persuasion is the key to standing out, getting ahead, and achieving greatness in the modern world. Communication is no longer a soft skillit is the human edge that will make you unstoppable, irresistible, and irreplaceableearning you that perfect rating, that fifth star.
In Five Stars, Carmine Gallo, bestselling author of Talk Like TED, breaks down how to apply Aristotle’s formula of persuasion to inspire contemporary audiences. As the nature of work changes, and technology carries things across the globe in a moment, communication skills become more valuablenot less.
7. Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals
Author: by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic
October 7, 2015
Don’t simply show your datatell a story with it! Storytelling with Data teaches you the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data. You’ll discover the power of storytelling and the way to make data a pivotal point in your story.
The lessons in this illuminative text are grounded in theory, but made accessible through numerous real-world examplesready for immediate application to your next graph or presentation. Storytelling is not an inherent skill, especially when it comes to data visualization, and the tools at our disposal don’t make it any easier.
This book demonstrates how to go beyond conventional tools to reach the root of your data, and how to use your data to create an engaging, informative, compelling story. Specifically, you’ll learn how to: Understand the importance of context and audience Determine the appropriate type of graph for your situation Recognize and eliminate the clutter clouding your information Direct your audience’s attention to the most important parts of your data Think like a designer and utilize concepts of design in data visualization Leverage the power of storytelling to help your message resonate with your audience Together, the lessons in this book will help you turn your data into high impact visual stories that stick with your audience.
8. Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable…About Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business
Author: by Patrick Lencioni
Casey McDaniel had never been so nervous in his life. In just ten minutes, The Meeting, as it would forever be known, would begin. Casey had every reason to believe that his performance over the next two hours would determine the fate of his career, his financial future, and the company he had built from scratch.
How could my life have unraveled so quickly?He wondered. In his latest page-turning work of business fiction, best-selling author Patrick Lencioni provides readers with another powerful and thought-provoking book, this one centered around a cure for the most painful yet underestimated problem of modern business: bad meetings.
And what he suggests is both simple and revolutionary. Casey McDaniel, the founder and CEO of Yip Software, is in the midst of a problem he created, but one he doesn’t know how to solve. And he doesn’t know where or who to turn to for advice.
His staff can’t help him; they’re as dumbfounded as he is by their tortuous meetings. Then an unlikely advisor, Will Peterson, enters Casey’s world. When he proposes an unconventional, even radical, approach to solving the meeting problem, Casey is just desperate enough to listen.
9. Better Data Visualizations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks
Author: by Jonathan Schwabish
Now more than ever, content must be visual if it is to travel far. Readers everywhere are overwhelmed with a flow of data, news, and text. Visuals can cut through the noise and make it easier for readers to recognize and recall information.
Yet many researchers were never taught how to present their work visually. This book details essential strategies to create more effective data visualizations. Jonathan Schwabish walks readers through the steps of creating better graphs and how to move beyond simple line, bar, and pie charts.
Through more than five hundred examples, he demonstrates the do’s and don’ts of data visualization, the principles of visual perception, and how to make subjective style decisions around a chart’s design. Schwabish surveys more than eighty visualization types, from histograms to horizon charts, ridgeline plots to choropleth maps, and explains how each has its place in the visual toolkit.
It might seem intimidating, but everyone can learn how to create compelling, effective data visualizations. This book will guide you as you define your audience and goals, choose the graph that best fits for your data, and clearly communicate your message.
10. Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It
Author: by Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It
VOSS/RAZ (March 23, 2017)
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11. Holding Change: The Way of Emergent Strategy Facilitation and Mediation (Emergent Strategy Series)
Author: by adrienne maree Brown
AK Press (May 25, 2021)
In our complex world, facilitation and mediation skills are as important for individuals as they are for organizations. How do we practice them in ways that align with nature, with pleasure, with our best imagining of our future? How do we attend to generating the ease necessary to help us move through the inevitable struggles of life?
How do we practice the art of holding others without losing ourselves? Black feminists have answers to those questions that can serve anyone working to create changes in our world, changes great and small; individually, interpersonally, and within our organizations.
Holding Change is about attending to coordination, to conflict, to being humans in right relationship with each other, not as a constant ongoing state, but rather as a magnificent, mysterious, ever-evolving dynamic in which we must involve ourselves, shape ourselves and each other.
The majority of the book is sourced from brown’s twenty-plus years of facilitation and mediation work with movement groups. Includes contributions by Autumn Brown, Sage Crump, Malkia Devich-Cyril, Ejeris Dixon, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Prentis Hemphill, Micky ScottBey Jones, N’Tanya Lee, and Makani Themba
12. Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal
Author: by Oren Klaff
About the Book: When it comes to delivering a pitch, Oren Klaff has unparalleled credentials. Over the past 13 years, he has used his one of a kind method to raise more than $400 million and now, for the first time, he describes his formula to help you deliver a winning pitch in any business situation.
Whether you’re selling ideas to investors, pitching a client for new business, or even negotiating for a higher salary, Pitch Anything will transform the way you position your ideas. According to Klaff, creating and presenting a great pitch isn’t an art it’s a simple science.
Applying the latest findings in the field of neuroeconomics, while sharing eye opening stories of his method in action, Klaff describes how the brain makes decisions and responds to pitches. With this information, you’ll remain in complete control of every stage of the pitch process.
Pitch Anything introduces the exclusive STRONG method of pitching, which can be put to use immediately: Setting the Frame Telling the Story Revealing the Intrigue Offering the Prize Nailing the Hookpoint Getting a Decision One truly great pitch can improve your career, make you a lot of money and even change your life.
13. The Big Book of Dashboards: Visualizing Your Data Using Real-World Business Scenarios
Author: by Steve Wexler
The definitive reference book with real-world solutions you won’t find anywhere else The Big Book of Dashboards presents a comprehensive reference for those tasked with building or overseeing the development of business dashboards. Comprising dozens of examples that address different industries and departments (healthcare, transportation, finance, human resources, marketing, customer service, sports, etc.
And different platforms (print, desktop, tablet, smartphone, and conference room display) The Big Book of Dashboards is the only book that matches great dashboards with real-world business scenarios. By organizing the book based on these scenarios and offering practical and effective visualization examples, The Big Book of Dashboards will be the trusted resource that you open when you need to build an effective business dashboard.
In addition to the scenarios there’s an entire section of the book that is devoted to addressing many practical and psychological factors you will encounter in your work. It’s great to have theory and evidenced-based research at your disposal, but what will you do when somebody asks you to make your dashboard ‘cooler’ by adding packed bubbles and donut charts?
How to Thrive in the Virtual Workplace: Simple and Effective Tips for Successful, Productive and Empowered Remote Work
Author: by Robert Glazer
January 21, 2021
Learn the public-speaking secrets of the world’s top mindsIdeas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams.
TED Talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking. TEDwhich stands for technology, entertainment, and designbrings together the world’s leading thinkers. These are the presentations that set the world on fire, and the techniques that top TED speakers use will make any presentation more dynamic, fire up any team, and give anyone the confidence to overcome their fear of public speaking.
Public speaking coach and bestselling author Carmine Gallo has broken down hundreds of TED talks and interviewed the most popular TED presenters, as well as the top researchers in the fields of psychology, communications, and neuroscience to reveal the nine secrets of all successful TED presentations.
16. 2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews: Ready-to-Use Words and Phrases That Really Get Results
Author: by Paul Falcone
This trusted reference puts thousands of ready-to-use words, phrases, descriptions, and action items right at your fingertipsperfect for review time, for creating development plans, and for monitoring performance year-round. Whether you’re an HR professional or a manager, chances are there’s one task you really dislike: giving performance reviews.
Even if you know the basic points you want to get across, finding the right words and committing them to paper is about as much fun as a trip to the dentist. But this handy little book puts thousands of ready-to-use words, phrases, descriptions, and action items right at your fingertips.
Paul Falcone covers the 25 most commonly rated performance factors, including productivity, time management, teamwork, and decision making, plus job-specific parameters that apply in sales, customer service, finance, and many other areas. Not just for review time, the book will also be instrumental in creating job descriptions and development plans as well as for monitoring performance, progress, and problems year-round.