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Be Strong. Be Clear. Be Kind. Be Free. Be YOU!!!

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Get everyone speaking clearly, making connections and getting results. Books by the box are economical and effective. AND, when you order books by the box, you get a free half-hour webinar to guide your team to get the results you want. 
 
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The Quick Start Communication Transformation BOOK Package

Build Your Communication Skills
from the INSIDE out

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Where do you start to build your communication skills? Here! This book package gives you the foundation you need for immediate change. Build your communication savvy from the inside out.This package include:

  • PowerPhrases! - Book by Meryl Runion Rose - 320 pages Learn the principles of powerful communication

    PowerPhrases! was my first book. I updated and expanded it several years after its release. It’s your best source of PowerPhrase principles, communication formulas and specific office and business phrasing advice. Many people tell me they use it as a reference book.

  • How to Use PowerPhrases - Book by Meryl Runion Rose - 250 pages Easy to read conversational guide of how to communicate at work and at home.

    How to Use PowerPhrases was my second book. It’s more conversational and experiential than PowerPhrases! It’s shorter and an easier read. You can use it as a reference book when problems arise, but it’s designed more to illustrate PowerPhrases in action.

  • SpeakStrong - Book by Meryl Runion Rose - 320 pages Learn the skills that make PowerPhrases possible!

    SpeakStrong teaches the skills behind the PowerPhrases. It provides a foundation to enable you to develop your emotional IQ and to create your own phrases. It tells you how to say what you mean and mean what you say, without being mean when you say it. SpeakStrong gives you the "secrets" I apply to create my PowerPhrases.

All three for $45.00
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Meryl's 4-Book Management Special

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This special package comes with four great books to guide you through every management situation.  Want that perfect phrase to

The books in this package include

Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors will help you learn the most effective language for:

  • Setting a tone of mutual trust and respect
  • Dealing with difficult employees and delicate problems
  • Conducting interviews and performance reviews
  • Empowering your people
  • Disciplining workers or terminating employment

PowerPhrases! will help you be

Clear, Kind and Direct
Have You EVER been in a situation where you knew you should say something, but…you didn’t have the right words to say it? Never be left speechless again. Stand up and be heard!

How to Say it: Performance Reviews

This guide reveals the strategies and language skills needed to make the most of performance appraisals - for both the reviewers and the reviewed. Also included is advice on preparing an agenda, body language, and tone of voice - plus true success and horror stories.

Number One Secrets of Successful Managers

The concepts and strategies presented here are simple, easy to understand, and powerful in their implications for managers at all levels -- from CEOs to supervisors. The book dispenses with fluff and gets to the nitty-gritty of what it takes to influence and motivate employees to peak performance.

Price: $56.83

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Meryl's 3-Book Management Special

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Gives the tools you need to be the kind of manager employees want to produce results for. Whether you're new in management or you're a seasoned pro, this package teaches you how to get results through others. Hal Pitt's book gives you the secrets savvy managers know, and Meryl Runion's books give you the systems and words to streamline your management processes.

The books in the package include

  • How to Say It: Performance Reviews / Phrases and Strategies for Painless and Productive Performance Reviews - Book by Meryl Runion Rose and Janelle Brittain, 207 pages.
  • Perfect Phrases for Managers & Supervisors: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Any Management Situation - Book by Meryl Runion, 178 pages
  • #1 Secrets of Successful Managers: Everything You Need to Know About Managing Others - Book by Hal Pitt, 256 pages
     

Bonuses: Two downloadable, printable posters...

  • The Totally Integrated Performance System
  • Meryl's Performance Management Flow
     

Additional Bonus: Downloadable and Printable Superlative Performance Review Phrases PDF


Price: $38.12

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Speak Strong by the Box

SAY WHAT YOU MEAN, MEAN WHAT YOU SAY, DON'T BE MEAN WHEN YOU SAY IT.

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Speak Strong: Leadership Skill, Success Strategy and Moral Imperative

Research shows 90% of us stay silent in situations that call for strong words.

Don't want to rock the boat?

Author Meryl Runion Rose, CSP, explains why some boats NEED to be rocked!

… for the right reasons… at the right time… in the right way.

 Meryl Runion Rose's PowerPhrases! Book Series has helped over a quarter million readers find the perfect phrases to communicate clearly. Speak Strong is the perfect next step for those who rely on communication skills to build successful careers and relationships.

 

  • Know when it's time to speak up
  • Overcome resistance to unwelcome truths
  • Establish and implement boundaries
  • Create new communication standards
  • Supercharge your message
  • Elevate the quality of your conversations
  • Overcome destructive communication habits
  • Put your best foot forward sincerely

 

I picked up your Speak Strong book at the ASQ Audit Division conference. Just wanted to say thank you for your insights. I am pleased to say that I am already doing some of the positive things in your book. However, I have caught myself doing some of the negative as well, and am now, thanks to you, assertively working to increase the 'positive/power' factor in my speech. 

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Power Phrases by the Box

THE PERFECT WORDS TO SAY IT RIGHT & GET THE RESULTS YOU WANT

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Being Clear, Kind and Direct Can Get You What You Want in Life.

 Have You EVER been in a situation where you knew you should say something, but…you didn’t have the right words to say it? We all have. That's why this book has sold over 300,000 copies worldwide. Get phrases to say what you need to say.

Here's What You Get!

  • Immediate access to the entire manuscript
  • Searchable CD with the book - Find the perfect phrase fast!
  • Questions and answers - See how PowerPhrases apply to daily life.
  • A 3-Step Process for saying “no.” - Get control of your life.
  • Exit lines - Gracefully get out of sticky situations.
  • The CASE formula - A four-step process to manage conflict.
  • 8 Steps to create your own PowerPhrases - The tools to speak powerfully.
  • Communication survey - Discover your own communication style & how to speak to people with different styles.
  • PowerPhrases Quick Reference Guide - Go directly to the phrases you need.
  • Success stories - Read how others have applied PowerPhrases!
  • Hundreds of carefully crafted phrases - Words that have been proven to work
  • If you'd like to be able to say what you mean and mean what you say without being mean when you say it, this book for you.
PowerPhrases! is a Winner.
Wow! I loved this book. I recommend this book to anyone needing to communicate more effectively (and don't we all need that). PowerPhrases! is packed with powerful ways to communicate effectively. Meryl Runion has captured the essence of honest, respectful communication. Her book is full of ideas on how to say just the right thing in tough situations. Need to manage your boss? Need to resolve a conflict but save - and even enhance - the relationship? Need to negotiate for what you want? I found all of this and more inside this book. It is easy to read, clear and full of real life examples. Thank you! This is just what I needed. I have already recommended this book to several people from Customer Service Representatives through Vice Presidents. --Dawn Roth

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How to Use Power Phrases by the Box

Easy-to-master techniques for more effective communications in all areas of life

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With this breakthrough guide, you'll discover why effective communication is more than just a business tool. It is also the key to happier, healthier relationships, and greater personal fulfillment and business success.

In How to Use Power Phrases to Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say, & Get What You Want, I introduce you Power Phrases - short, focused expressions that let people be direct and to the point without seeming brusque or nasty.

In clear, down-to-earth language, illustrated with numerous vignettes and real-world examples, I show how to:

  • Say what needs to be said without fear of misinterpretation or creating negative emotional responses.
  • Master six basic methods for crafting power phrases for any setting and every social, professional, or interpersonal situation.

I love it! It's immediately practical and useful. I learned how to respond to my critical boss, assertively address a backstabber, and most importantly, convey my anger and disappointment without blamin the other person. That lesson alone was worth way more than the price of the book. What a value! I'm using what I learned in this book every day. -- Cindi Myers

 

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Number One Secrets of Successful Managers by the Box

Everything You Need to Know About Managing Others

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Hal Pitt has developed a unique "Number Ones" approach to management that will help you focus on what will get you the best results. In practical, down-to-earth terms, you'll learn key concepts and strategies that have formed the "best practices lists of thousands of successful managers.

Revealing "Case In Point…" stories bring the "Number One" ideas home with real examples. An "Action Plan" at the end of each chapter gives you the opportunity to apply the principles and become a "Number One " success story!

Known as a highly effective teacher, public speaker, and communicator, Hal E. Pitt has taught seminars on team building, leadership, communication, and management in the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. He managed more than one hundred medical personnel in a stressful emergency room; recruited, trained, and managed instructors in various training programs; and designed and developed training sessions and model medical programs and curricula. Hal Pitt understands group dynamics and is creative in developing material that is both powerful and entertaining.

 

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Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors by the Box

The Right Phrase for Every Situation . . . Every Time.  REVISED and Updated

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Communication is the single most important skill for excelling as a manager. What you say and how you say it sets the tone for your department and your entire organization.

Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors, second edition, has been completely revised to help you communicate in today’s workplace, where collaboration, cooperation, and personalization are critical to building an efficient, productive work environment. Learn the most effective language for:

  • Setting a tone of mutual trust and respect
  • Dealing with difficult employees and delicate problems
  • Conducting interviews and performance reviews
  • Empowering your people
  • Correcting workers or terminating employment

 

Book Quote:

"The old model of management communication - top-down, controlled messages, paying lip service to employees while imposing force-doesn't work in this new world. We need new models and new phrasing for our new workplace demographics."

Reader Review

Great book for any manager, seasoned or unexperienced. It has very good advice for different type of situations or events that really apply to any field. It has absolutely helped me and I'm sure you can find it useful too.
 

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How to Say It: Performance Reviews by the Box

A practical, user-friendly guide to the most dreaded of all business tasks.

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Written by two top business trainers, this guide reveals the strategies and language skills needed to make the most of performance appraisals - for both the reviewers and the reviewed.

It breaks the process into five simple steps and explains what to say with hundreds of winning phrases organized by topic (and hundreds of counterproductive phrases, too). It also includes advice on preparing an agenda, body language, and tone of voice - plus true success and horror stories.

Book Quote:

"A properly delivered performance review can be a powerful catalyst for improving behavior and performance."

 

 

Reader Review

This book could not have come at a better time. I was dreading the thought of writing my performance reviews until I read this book. It gave me insight into the importance of the process as well as some key phrases to use to make the writing of the review simple. I could not believe how smooth the review process was this year as a result. I wrote my reviews with confidence and it took me half the time it normally takes! I passed it along to my managers and colleagues I was so impressed. Great job ladies on making a potentially tired subject alive and refreshing again! -- Laura Giacomino
 
 

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Perfect Phrases for Leadership Development by the Box

The Right Phrase for Every Situation, Every Time

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Leadership development has become a top business priority. When leaders at every level are empowered, companies excel in innovation and are able to respond instantly to changing market dynamics.

Perfect Phrases for Leadership Development has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for empowering others to take on leadership responsibilities regardless of their specific position in the company. You'll find all the right words and phrases you need for:

  • Boosting employees' sense of autonomy
  • Redirecting efforts without stifling creativity
  • Encouraging decisiveness and resourcefulness
  • Igniting energy and enthusiasm

 

Book quote:

"Leadership development is an art, not a science. Just as doctors practice medicine and lawyers practice law, we also practice leader development."

"The workplace isn't a democracy where the majority rules - it is a synergetic setting where all involved contribute to outcome."

Reader Review

As a leadership consultant, I see my managers struggle every day to find the right words to communicate with their employees and others. This book provides everything they need to be confident that they are clearly communicating and moving others towards the desired outcomes. A great resource for leaders at all levels. I believe it's such a valuable tool, I plan to keep it in my own library and have extra copies on hand to share with my clients. --Beth Papiano

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Perfect Phrases for Office Professionals by the Box

The Right Phrase for Every Office,  Every Day

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As an office professional, you are the point person for critical day-to-day activities. That means effective communication with your manager and internal and external stakeholders is key to the success of your office and organization.

Perfect Phrases for Office Professionals has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for any situation you’re likely to face. From defining your role in the office to promoting interdepartmental communication to getting the credit you deserve, this handy, quick-reference guide provides the most effective language to:

  • Establish a quality relationship with your manager
  • Clarify and manage assignments
  • Get results without formal authority
  • Handle customer complaints like a pro

 

 

Book Quote:

"We wrote this book to offer examples of the best words to say what you have to say. Use it to enhance the expression of your own thoughts, feelings, and desires."

"Update your communication skills into empowered, effective communication for today's world."

As an Admin for so many years, I know that success and survival in the workplace is all about communication. This little book actually has real and useful tools easily adapted to your personal needs. Keep it next to the dictionary on your desk. Browse and absorb these phrases regularly and routinely and move onward and upward.
 

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A great way to jump-start your communication skill.

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