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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-347450-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-347450-3

A brand new collection of tools for communicating with incredible power… 5 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price!

5 eBooks help you supercharge all your verbal and written communications with the most potent tool in the English language: power verbs!

Electrify your communications with the most compelling, commanding, and persuasive tools in the English language: power verbs! In this five eBook collection, world-class communicators Dr. Michael Lawrence Faulkner and Michelle Faulkner-Lunsford show how to choose and use the right power verbs for every situation -- to lead, win, and guide others to flourish. Jam-packed with examples from thousands of years of storytelling, literature, and experience, Power Verbs for Career Consultants, Coaches, and Mentors gives you the right language to help others find new strength and perseverance… celebrate successes and kindle new sparks of possibility… transform obstacles into challenges that can and will be overcome. Power Verbs for Presenters helps yousupercharge your presentations, speeches, and pitches -- and get the results you want. Discover the right verbs to close sales, launch businesses, build and unite teams, forge consensus, recruit contributors and volunteers, and craft winning PowerPoints® for business or school. Power Verbs for Job Seekers helps youpowerfully demonstrate your value, attract employers, and build the career you really want. Learn to craft outstanding résumés, cover letters, and thank-you notes… draw attention to your greatest achievements… ace face-to-face pitches and interviews… prove you’re the one they’re looking for. Power Verbs for Managers and Executives helps you communicate more effectively at all levels of the organization… energize teams and workforces… exude passion and confidence that make others want to follow… drive home any message… catalyze change at every level. Finally, Top 100 Power Verbs brings together the most powerful verbs for any situation -- in business and beyond, with everyone, everywhere. Grab the right verb and use it the right way to express strength, intelligence, and confidence… motivate action… become a truly unforgettable networker… write crisp, focused documents … strengthen your relationships with clients, customers, and investors… become a more powerful, charismatic leader!

From world-renowned communications and marketing experts Dr. Michael Lawrence Faulkner and Michelle Faulkner-Lunsford

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Table of Contents

Power Verbs for Career Consultants, Coaches, and Mentors

Introduction 1
CHAPTER 1 The Technology and Power of Language 3
Let’s Take a Moment and Think about Language 3
What Is the Special Significance of Language? 6
The Power of Words 7
Using Words in Special Ways 11
The Impact of Power Verbs 16
CHAPTER 2 The Connection Between Communications and Success 19
The Connection Between Communications and Success in Mentoring, Career Counseling, and Coaching 19
Pronunciation Notes 22
Verb Forms 23
CHAPTER 3 How to Use This Book 27
Additional Support for You 27
CHAPTER 4 Hundreds of Power Verbs for Career Consultants, Coaches, and Mentors 33
Sources 218
Index 223

Power Verbs for Presenters

CHAPTER 1 Why and How Power Verbs Can Pump Up Your Speeches and Presentations 1

Let’s Take a Moment and Think About Language 4

What Is the Special Significance of Language? 4

Weave in Beautiful Words 6

Additional Support for You 7

CHAPTER 2 The Connection Between Success and Communications 11

Pronunciation Notes 13

Verb Forms 13

CHAPTER 3 How to Use This Book 17

CHAPTER 4 Art/Particular Visual Art Forms: Acting, Dance, Music, Painting and Printmaking, Photography, Publishing and Writing 23

Acting, Performing, and Visual Art 23

Dance 31

Music 31

Painting/Printmaking 33

Photography 33

Publishing and Writing 34

CHAPTER 5 The Earth and Nature: Earth’s Properties, History, Structure, and Composition 37

CHAPTER 6 History, Ancient and Modern: Mankind, Military, and Combat 43

Mankind, Government, and Politics 43

Military and Combat 56

CHAPTER 7 Human Life and the Development of Human Life: Health and Disease,Types of Human Behavior and Experience, Nature, and Climate 63

Health and Disease 63

Negative or Unpleasant Human Behavior 65

Positive Human Behavior 86

Nature and Climate 94

CHAPTER 8 Matter and Energy: Physical Properties 95

CHAPTER 9 Religion: Ethics and Morality 97

CHAPTER 10 Society and Social Organizations: Culture, Business Concepts and Economics, Education, Law, Politics and Government, Social Groups, and Organizations 105

Culture 105

Business and Educational Concepts 113

Capitalism, Free Markets, and Entrepreneurship 115

Finances and Money 115

Leaders, Managers, Supervisors 116

Economics and Monetary 120

CHAPTER 11 Education: Communications and Law 123

Communications 123

Law 137

CHAPTER 12 Technology: Control, Fields of Technology, Measurement, Science,Tools, and Machines 143


Index 149

Power Verbs for Job Seekers

CHAPTER 1 Why and How Power Verbs Can Pump Up Your Résumés, Cover Letters, Interviews, and Personal Networking Efforts 1

How to Use This Book 1

How to Find the Right Power Verb 2

CHAPTER 2 Soft Skills Related to Professional Capabilities: Performance and Grooming 5

Accountability 5

Accuracy and Preciseness 29

Attendance and Punctuality 33

Attitude, Approachability, and Personality 34

Appearance and Personal Hygiene 38

Attention to Detail and Accuracy 40

Cognitive Load Management 55

Common Sense, Street Smarts 62

Commitment and Dedication 68

Communication, Speaking, Writing, Listening, and Nonverbal Cues 75

Compassionate, Caring, Kind, Empathetic 89

Creativity 93

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 100

Cross-Cultural Competency 113

Computational Thinking 118

Customer Awareness, Able to Deal with Customers 123

Design Mind-Set 125

Drive and Passion, Tenacity 135

Flexibility, Availability 141

Honesty and Integrity 145

Intelligence 147

Leadership and Management 149

Learn, Grow, Teachable, Willingness to Learn 158

Motivated 163

New Media Literacy 167

Novel and Adaptive Thinking 171

Outgoing, Friendly, and Positive Attitude 173

Polite, Well Mannered, Courteous Phone and Email Etiquette 175

Professional Demeanor and Presence 178

Reliability, Dependability, Follow-Through, and Responsibility 181

Risk Tolerance 185

Self-Confidence 188

Self-Manageable, Work Independently 191

Social Intelligence 200

Take Direction, Follow Directions, Willing to Take Directions 205

Team Player, Transdisciplinary Skills, Works Well with Others Across Departments and Disciplines, and as a Member of Virtual Teams 208

Time Management 211

Work Ethic 213

CHAPTER 3 Hard Skills 217

Accounting and Finance 217

Administrative, Organizational, Time, and Planning Skills 220

Advertising, Branding, Public Relations, Sales, and Marketing (Also See Branding, Marketing, Sales Experience) 225

Analytical/Research, Computational, and Math 227

Business and Business Sense 231

Computer Literate 237

Engineering, Research, and Development, Including Software, New Products, and Services 238

Gather Data and Convert to Information 242

CHAPTER 4 Experience, Credentials, Education 245

Accomplishments and Achievements History 245

Education and Training, Degrees, and Certifications 263

Sources 267

Index 269

Power Verbs for Managers and Executives

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

Top 100 Power Verbs

Introduction 1
CHAPTER 1 The Connection Between Communications and Success 2
Verb Forms 5
CHAPTER 2 How to Use This Book 9
Additional Support for You 10
CHAPTER 3 100 Top Action Verbs for Business, Brokering, Banking, Bargaining, and Occasionally Betting the Farm 14
CHAPTER 4 100 Top Action Verbs for Challenging Situations and Difficult Moments, Calumny, Comebacks, or When You Just Want to Get in the Last Word 83
CHAPTER 5 100 Top Action Verbs for Mind Games, Mental Panache, Mastermind Monkey Business, Meeting MENSAs, or Just Showing Off 125
CHAPTER 6 100 Top Action Verbs for Presenters, Professors, Preachers, Poets, Playwrights, and Pundits Searching for Savoir Faire 165
CHAPTER 7 100 Top Action Verbs for Schooling, Sagacity, Shrewdness, and Other Times to Be Sharp and Serious 210
CHAPTER 8 100 Top Action Verbs for Schmoozing, Socializing, Shindigs, Getting Sentimental, or Using Your Networking to Work the Room 256
Additional Sources 307
Index 311


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