Concepts International, Inc. is proud to announce the availability
of the recently published book: Buff and Polish: A Practical
Guide To Enhance Your Professional Image And Communication Style
by Kathryn J. Volin, President of CCII.
First impressions can be dazzling or they can be disastrous, but
they last forever. Whether you are walking into a room for a job
interview, meeting with a new client, or making a presentation,
the image you portray is vital to how others perceive you. Believe
it or not, people are sizing you up within the first three to
four seconds of an encounter. Theyre making judgments about
you at seven seconds and within thirty seconds theyve made
at least eleven assumptions about you.
and Polish is an abundant collection of successful
communication applications and theories. As a veteran trainer
and corporate communicator, Kathryn has compiled and implemented
these techniques for more than twenty years. The knowledge within
this definitive handbook can be used (by anyone) to make a dramatic,
positive difference in the ability to achieve excellence while
interacting with others.
Studies have shown that people form their impressions of you
by looking at the outside and making assumptions about whats
on the inside; they take you at face value. Your physical presence
is the foundation on which you build your credibility. Make
sure yours works for you and not against you.
into a room should establish control and presence. Confident
people have a rhythm to their movements and an energy to their
stride. Appear self-assured and people you meet will believe
you are self-assured. The secret to being a great communicator
is to be consistently you, at your best, in all situations.
This book will tell you how to do just that.
Some of the critical
success factors Kathryn addresses include:
impressions and their enormous impact -- a personal inventory.
your image by dressing for success.
handshakes and introductions -- get a good grip on every
presence -- improve your image, style, and how you are perceived.
and gestures -- actions speak louder than words; gesturing
elements -- eye contact, facial expressions, and body language
power of your voice -- its not what you say but how
you say it.
listening techniques -- increasing your rate of success.
etiquette -- dining, entertaining, and traveling.
art of self-promotion -- "blowing your horn" without
great presentations -- preparing, delivering, and holding
an audiences interest.
challenging questions, difficult situations, and thinking
on your feet.
you are a college graduate, professional on the rise, entrepreneur,
or a seasoned executive, achieving excellence in interpersonal
communications will ensure your continued growth. Kathryn J.
Volin's Buff and Polish is a must read for virtually
everyone in the business world.
Buff and Polish can be purchased on-line
in paperback or E-Book through virtualbookworm.com.
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