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Impromptu : leading in the moment

Author: Judith Humphrey
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing upon the best impromptu moments from the Greeks to the present, this book shows you how to think on your feet and respond eloquently in every situation, and provides clear, actionable guidance to help you reach your full leadership potential. --
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Humphrey, Judith, 1943-
Impromptu.
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2018]
(DLC) 2017029464
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Humphrey
ISBN: 9781119286776 1119286778 9781119286769 111928676X
OCLC Number: 1002302826
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
Part I: The new world of impromptu --
The rise of impromptu speaking --
Power of spontaneity --
Part II: The impromptu mind-set --
Be intent on leading --
Be a listener --
Be authentic --
Be focused --
Be respectful --
Part II: The leader's script --
Lay the groundwork --
Read your audience --
The scripting template --
Commit to a message --
Make a compelling case --
Beginnings and endings --
Part IV: Impromptu scripts for every occasion --
Meetings --
Job interviews, networking, and elevator conversations --
"Just the big picture" --
Toasts and tributes --
The impromptu speech --
Q & A --
Part V: The impromptu stage --
Rehearse your remarks --
Choose your words --
Use improv techniques --
Find your voice --
Master body language --
Conclusion --
Index.
Responsibility: by Judith Humphrey.

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