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Impact ePub eBook

Impress your way to success
2nd Edition

Amanda Vickers, Steve Bavister, Jackie Smith

Oct 2012, ePub eBook
ISBN13: 9780273761631
ISBN10: 0273761633
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Learn how to harness the power of personal impact so you can earn more, live more and be more.

Impact is everything. It gives us huge competitive advantages as we impress others and are remembered when it matters the most. It gives us the confidence to succeed and achieve our personal and professional goals and enables us persuade and influence others so we can get what we want, when we want.

This book will show anybody how to use the power of impact to make a great first impression; raise their profile; secure that promotion; land their dream job; be the person everyone remembers; make amazing presentations and impress everyone they meet in any situation.

Covering topics such as confidence and positive thinking, this book is relevant to everyone from graduates, to top managers and everyone else in between.


Introduction – the power of personal impact

1 Believe in yourself and boost your personal impact 2 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 impact

9 Reading other people’s behaviours

10 No more dull presentations – speaking in public with impact

11 Speak up, speak out – making an impact in meetings

12 Emailing with impact and more

13 Get the job you want – then get a raise

14 Building your social and professional network

Afterword: Making it happen - turning theory into action

Appendix - What next?

Further reading

Amanda Vickers is a director of Speak First with many years of experience in training, coaching and management development. She also designs and delivers training for a wide range of organisations. She has an honours degree in psychology and is a Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP).

Steve Bavister is an expert in business communication, including personal impact, networking, presentations skills, influencing & persuading, management and business writing. He has an honours degree in psychology is a Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming.

Jackie Smithis a director of Speak First with a diverse global career as a psychologist, line manager, trainer and consultant.

Speak Firstis one of the UK’s fastest-growing training and coaching consultancies.

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