Power Verbs for Managers and Executives: Hundreds of Verbs and Phrases to Communicate More Dynamically and Effectively

Power Verbs for Managers and Executives: Hundreds of Verbs and Phrases to Communicate More Dynamically and Effectively

by Michael Lawrence Faulkner

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Overview

Electrify
all your leadership communications...
at every level, in every encounter

 

The right verbs
 •  help you build outstanding teams
 •  achieve stunning performance
 •  exude passion and confidence that make others want to follow

 

Grab the right verb and use it the right way to:
Drive home your message, whatever it is
Energize teams and workforces
Promote collaboration to maximize performance
Catalyze change at every level

 

Jam-packed with examples drawing on thousands of years of storytelling, literature, and experience
Indispensable for everyone who intends to be a truly great leader 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133158823
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 05/24/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 673 KB

About the Author

Dr. Michael Lawrence Faulkner is the author of six books. He is a professor at the Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry University. He is a former U.S. Marine, who spent 30 years in a variety of leadership and executive management positions with Fortune 500 firms and major nonprofit trade associations, as well as helping run the family business before beginning his second career in academics. Michael is a member of MENSA, a Rotary International Fellow, the Keller Master Teacher Award, and holds a Silver Certification by the Toastmaster’s International. In addition to his Ph.D., Michael has earned two master’s degrees, one from NYU and an MBA from NYIT.

 

Michelle Faulkner-Lunsford is a 2001 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University where she majored in English and minored in Writing. Mrs. Lunsford spent 10+ years in the world of advertising and marketing as an Account Manager and Director of Marketing and New Business Development, managing multi-million dollar accounts from male enhancement medications to beer ads. In 2011, Michelle left the corporate world for the opportunity to raise her daughter.

Table of Contents

Introduction     1
Chapter 1 The Technology and Power of Language     3
Let’s Take a Moment and Think about Language       What Is the Special Significance of Language?     6
The Power of Words     7
Using Words in Special Ways     11
The Impact of Power Verbs     12
Chapter 2 The Connection Between Communications and Success in Leadership and Management     15
Verb Forms     17
Chapter 3 How to Use This Book     21
Leadership Styles    22
Visionary     22
Coaching     22
Affiliative     22
Democratic     23
Commanding     23
Additional Support for You     23
Chapter 4 Power Verbs for Managers and Executives     27
Sources     237
Index     247

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