Personal ImpactMake A Powerful Impression Wherever You Go
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Have you ever missed out on a job or promotion because you didnt make a positive impression? Would you like to be able to influence people and assert yourself more confidently? Do people remember your colleagues but forget you?
Achieving what you want in life depends largely on the impact you have on others. You only get one first impression, but in todays world, people are so busy and distracted that its harder than ever to make a real impact on someones life. Personal Impact tells you everything you need to know to be able to connect with people quickly, easily and powerfully. This book is packed with practical hints and tips that you can put to use immediately, including:
how to harness your body language to convey authority
how to handle nerves on big occasions
how to make yourself instantly likeable
how to master the art of persuasion.
Theres also a wealth of advice on what to avoid such as carrying bags into an interview or failing to make eye contact when giving a presentation. Remember, you only get one chance to make a first impression.
MAKE AN IMPACT.
Introduction the power of personal impact1 Believe in yourself and boost your personal impact2 The brand called 'You'3 Make a positive first impression in seven seconds
4 Likeability matters
5 Connecting with impact how to establish a powerful rapport with people
6 Influence with impact how to get others to do what you want
7 Body talk the subtle language of the body
8 Develop your vocal impact9 Reading other peoples behaviours
10 No more dull presentations speaking in public with impact
11 Speak up, speak out making an impact in meetings12 Get the job you want then get a raise
13 Building your social and professional network
Afterword: Making it happen - turning theory into action
Appendix - What next?
The authors are directors and trainers for Speak First - one of the UK's fastest-growing training and coaching consultancies. It specialises in personal impact, managing the media, presenting, communication skills and business relationships. Speak First designs and delivers courses and coaching across the world, for organisations in all sectors. Clients include global blue chip companies such as KPMG, Unilever, Thomson Reuters and Black & Decker.