Perfecting your Pitch

Perfecting your Pitch

How to Succeed in Business and in Life by Finding Words That Work

Book - 2013
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Penguin Putnam
A New York Times bestselling author reveals how to find the right words for every situation

Whether you are making a budget request, interviewing for a job, ending a relationship, or talking to children about divorce, the crux of success in those and other crucial situations is planned, effective communication. And yet, it is the tool people most often fail to use. In Perfecting Your Pitch, expert consultant and negotiator Ronald M. Shapiro presents his system of scripting, outlined efficiently as the Three D’s: Draft, Devil’s Advocate, Deliver.

Using real-life examples, Shapiro walks readers step-by-step through the process of creating an effective message, preparing for counterarguments, and delivering the results with confidence and grace across a broad range of situations. He also provides an excellent menu of stories and model scripts for communication challenges affecting business, family, friends and consumers.

Reaching out to readers of Difficult Conversations and Getting to Yes, Perfecting Your Pitch introduces a simple but powerful system we can all use for great results.

Random House, Inc.
A New York Times bestselling author reveals how to find the right words for every situation
Whether you are making a budget request, interviewing for a job, ending a relationship, or talking to children about divorce, the crux of success in those and other crucial situations is planned, effective communication. And yet, it is the tool people most often fail to use. In Perfecting Your Pitch, expert consultant and negotiator Ronald M. Shapiro presents his system of scripting, outlined efficiently as the Three D’s: Draft, Devil’s Advocate, Deliver.

Using real-life examples, Shapiro walks readers step-by-step through the process of creating an effective message, preparing for counterarguments, and delivering the results with confidence and grace across a broad range of situations. He also provides an excellent menu of stories and model scripts for communication challenges affecting business, family, friends and consumers.

Reaching out to readers of Difficult Conversations and Getting to Yes,Perfecting Your Pitch introduces a simple but powerful system we can all use for great results.

Baker & Taylor
" A New York Times bestselling author reveals how to find the right words for every situation Whether you are making a budget request, interviewing for a job, ending a relationship, or talking to children about divorce, the crux of success in those andother crucial situations is planned, effective communication. And yet, it is the tool people most often fail to use. In Perfecting Your Pitch, expert consultant and negotiator Ronald M. Shapiro presents his system of scripting, outlined efficiently as the Three D's: Draft, Devil's Advocate, Deliver. Using real-life examples, Shapiro walks readers step-by-step through the process of creating an effective message, preparing for counterarguments, and delivering the results with confidence and grace across a broad range of situations. He also provides an excellent menu of stories and model scripts for communication challenges affecting business, family, friends and consumers. Reaching out to readers of Difficult Conversations and Getting to Yes, PerfectingYour Pitch introduces a simple but powerful system we can all use for great results"--

Baker
& Taylor

Co-written by the best-selling author of Dare to Prepare, a guide to using planned and effective communication to facilitate productive professional and personal relationships draws on real-life examples to provide step-by-step guidelines for drafting and delivering successful messages. 25,000 first printing.
"Whether you are making a budget request, interviewing for a job, ending a relationship, or talking to children about divorce, the crux of success in those and other crucial situations is planned, effective communication. And yet, it is the tool people most often fail to use. In Perfecting Your Pitch, expert consultant and negotiator Ronald M. Shapiro presents his system of scripting, outlined efficiently as the Three D's: Draft, Devil's Advocate, Deliver. Using real-life examples, Shapiro walks readers step-by-step through the process of creating an effective message, preparing for counterarguments, and delivering the results with confidence and grace across a broad range of situations. He also provides an excellent menu of stories and model scripts forcommunication challenges affecting business, family, friends and consumers. Reaching out to readers of Difficult Conversations and Getting to Yes, Perfecting Your Pitch introduces a simple but powerful system we can all use for great results"--
A guide to using planned and effective communication to facilitate productive professional and personal relationships draws on real-life examples to provide step-by-step guidelines for drafting and delivering successful messages.

Publisher: New York : Hudson Street Press, [2013]
New York : Hudson Street Press, [2013]
ISBN: 9781594632013
1594632014
Branch Call Number: 650.1 SHA 2013
Characteristics: xi, 257 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Barker, Jeff

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