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Persuasive Essay Words

Laura Fredricks Winning Words for Raising Money

Laura Fredricks Winning Words for Raising Money

Many people hesitate to ask for money because they are searching for the perfect words to use. From Laura Fredricks (the author of bestselling book The ASK) comes Winning Words for Raising Money, a new resource for anyone who is tasked with the nerve-wracking job of asking for money for themselves, their nonprofit or business. Winning Words focuses like a laser on the one crucial element that can make or break a carefully planned approach – finding the right words and saying them at the right time. Winning Words will help you feel positive, charged up, enthusiastic, and empowered to find your individual asking words and know the right time to deliver them. As Fredricks explains, finding the right words takes concentration, presence, and focus because you have to take into consideration the words you are comfortable with as well as the words that will resonate with the person or people you are engaging. Rather than offering a cookie-cutter method, this piece is designed to help you tailor a persuasive approach that will get results. Winning Words is filled with more than 60 winning phrases from which to choose and 10 exercises that can help you define your individual style. Once you complete the exercises you will have your own hand-tailored asking play book that can be put into action immediately. Winning Words’ five-step process includes everything you need to know in order to let the words and your own personality lead you to fundraising success. Sprinkled throughout are illustrative examples that clearly show how to put money in your hands if you follow and apply each of the five steps. About the Jossey-Bass Short Format Series Written by thought leaders and experts in their fields, pieces in the Jossey-Bass Short Format Series provide busy, on-the-go professionals, managers and leaders around the world with must-have, just-in-time information in a concise and actionable format.

Carroll Stephen The Persuasive Leader. Lessons from the Arts

Carroll Stephen The Persuasive Leader. Lessons from the Arts

The communication aspect of leadership – to actively engage your followers and achieve understanding and motivation whilst making the message memorable – has never been more important. Using vivid lessons and examples from spheres outside business organization, The Persuasive Leader explores the leader's role as a communicator and teaches the fundamental principles of successful leadership. This book provides insights and principles about persuasive leadership from a broad range of human experiences. It draws on examples of persuasive leaders and persuasive leadership principles from the performing arts, the fine arts, literature, philosophical writings, and biography. The authors use their unconventional material to explore themes such as moral leadership, toxic leadership, learning from failures, 'distributed' leadership, leading for results and the leader as a mentor and counsellor. Leaders described in The Persuasive Leader: Abraham Lincoln, Jack Welch, Cleopatra, Teddy Roosevelt, Alexander the Great, Rachel Carson, Joshua Chamberlain, Governor John Winthrop, Barack Obamma, Steve Jobs, Henry V, Julius Caesar, John Quincy Adams, Dwight Eisenhower, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Huey Long, Napoleon, Ghandi, Sam Walton, Archbishop Sean O'Malley, Benjamin Franklin, Franklin Roosevelt, Jim Sinegal, Dolly Madison, James Jones, Clarence Darrow, William Harvey, Ronald Reagan, Fletcher Christian, Thomas Jefferson, Nelson Mandela, Charles McCormick, George Washington, Oprah Winfrey, Joan of Arc, John Kennedy, Herbert Hoover, Christopher Columbus, Anita Roddick, John DeLorean, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, and others less well known persuasive leaders such as Anne Sullivan, TS Lin, Maria Galantry, Dorothy Collins, Scott Nash, Jane Hughes, William Barnes.