Managing Up: How to Forge an Effective Relationship with Those Above You by Rosanne Badowski is a comprehensive guide that offers practical advice and strategies for building strong relationships with superiors. Drawing on her extensive experience as an executive assistant to former General Electric CEO Jack Welch, Badowski provides valuable insights on managing upwards and leveraging that relationship for personal and professional growth.
"Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln: 21 Powerful Secrets of History's Greatest Speakers" by James C. Humes is a book that offers practical tips and advice on public speaking. The book draws inspiration from some of history's most famous and effective speakers, such as Winston Churchill and Abraham Lincoln. Humes identifies 21 key strategies for delivering powerful and memorable speeches and presentations.
"Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery" by Garr Reynolds is a book that offers a fresh approach to creating presentations that is grounded in simplicity, clarity, and creativity. The book challenges the traditional approach of creating text-heavy slides and delivers practical tips on how to design visually compelling slides, deliver engaging presentations, and connect with your audience.
The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business by Erin Meyer is a thought-provoking book that explores the complexities of cross-cultural communication and provides a framework for understanding cultural differences in the business world. Drawing on extensive research and personal experiences, Meyer presents a practical guide to navigating the cultural nuances that shape our interactions and influence our success in a globalised marketplace.
When I Say No, I Feel Guilty by Manuel J. Smith is a timeless classic that offers valuable insights and practical techniques for developing assertiveness and effective communication skills. This book serves as a guide for individuals who struggle with setting boundaries, saying no, and expressing their needs without feeling guilty. Through a comprehensive exploration of assertiveness, guilt, and communication patterns, Smith empowers readers to overcome these challenges and lead more authentic and fulfilling lives.