Lifescripts: What to Say to Get what You Want in 101 of Life's Toughest Situations

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Macmillan USA, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 446 pages
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Whether you're looking for a new job, leaving an old one, cold calling a new account, laying off a subordinate, confronting a back-stabber, dealing with sexual harassment, returning food in a restaurant, or calming an irate client, "Lifescripts tells you exactly how to do it and what to say. Each of the 101 dialogs provides you with an ice-breaker opener and a flow-chart of rejoinders to give to any potential response, positive or negative. Pointers on proper attitude, timing, preparation, and more are included.

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Cold Calling for an Informational Interview
Asking a Manager for JobHunting Advice
Asking a Current Supervisor for a Job Recommendation

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Stephen M. Pollan has been offering pragmatic career, financial, business, and legal advice to individuals and businesses. He has brought his techniques to viewers of CNBC and to readers of Working Woman in his monthly column "Find the Right Words.

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