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Power Verbs: The Complete Collection

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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 expertsDr. Michael Lawrence Faulkner and Michelle Faulkner-Lunsford

Table of Contents

  1. About This eBook
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Power Verbs for Career Consultants, Coaches, and Mentors: Hundreds of Verbs and Phrases to Get the Best Out of Your Employees, Teams, and Clients
    1. Copyright Page
    2. Dedication Page
    3. Foreword
    4. Acknowledgments
    5. About the Author
    6. Introduction
    7. 1. The Technology and Power of Language
      1. Let’s Take a Moment and Think about Language
      2. What Is the Special Significance of Language?
      3. The Power of Words
      4. Using Words in Special Ways
      5. The Impact of Power Verbs
    8. 2. The Connection Between Communications and Success
      1. The Connection Between Communications and Success in Mentoring, Career Counseling, and Coaching
      2. Pronunciation Notes
      3. Verb Forms
    9. 3. How to Use This Book
      1. Additional Support for You
    10. 4. Hundreds of Power Verbs for Career Consultants, Coaches, and Mentors
      1. Sources
    11. Index
    12. FT Press
  6. Power Verbs for Presenters: Hundreds of Verbs and Phrases to Pump Up Your Speeches and Presentations
    1. Copyright Page
    2. Dedication Page
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. About the Authors
    5. 1. Why and How Power Verbs Can Pump Up Your Speeches and Presentations
      1. Let’s Take a Moment and Think About Language
      2. What Is the Special Significance of Language?
      3. Weave in Beautiful Words
      4. Additional Support for You
    6. 2. The Connection Between Success and Communications
      1. Pronunciation Notes
      2. Verb Forms
    7. 3. How to Use This Book
      1. DESPOIL
      2. ACHIEVE
      3. COEXIST
      4. ATTACK
    8. 4. Art/Particular Visual Art Forms: Acting, Dance, Music, Painting and Printmaking, Photography, Publishing, and Writing
      1. Acting, Performing, and Visual Art
      2. Dance
      3. Music
      4. Painting/Printmaking
      5. Photography
      6. Publishing and Writing
    9. 5. The Earth and Nature: Earth’s Properties, History, Structure, and Composition
      1. ADAPT
      2. CALCIFY
      3. CARBON CAPTURE
      4. CARBON DATE
      5. CHERRY STEM
      6. CLONE
      7. DELUGE
      8. DESICCATE
      9. DISPERSE
      10. EMIT (also see Education, Communication, and Law)
      11. EVOLVE
      12. FECUNDATE
      13. FELL
      14. GASIFY
      15. GERMINATE
      16. GREEN
      17. GREEN LOG
      18. METAMORPHOSE
      19. MITIGATE
      20. MORPH (also see Technology)
      21. OFFSET (also see Art Forms and Painting/Printmaking)
      22. OSSIFY
      23. SPLAY
      24. UPLIFT
    10. 6. History, Ancient and Modern: Mankind, Military, and Combat
      1. Mankind, Government, and Politics
      2. Military and Combat
    11. 7. Human Life and the Development of Human Life: Health and Disease, Types of Human Behavior and Experience, Nature, and Climate
      1. Health and Disease
      2. Negative or Unpleasant Human Behavior
      3. Positive Human Behavior
      4. Nature and Climate
    12. 8. Matter and Energy: Physical Properties
      1. ABSORB
      2. ATTENUATE
      3. AUTHENTICATE
      4. CARBON SEQUESTER
      5. CLEAR-CUT
      6. CONSERVE
      7. CULL
    13. 9. Religion: Ethics and Morality
      1. ABSOLUTIZE
      2. AFFECT
      3. ANOINT
      4. ARROGATE
      5. ASSUAGE
      6. ASSURE
      7. ATTITUDINIZE
      8. COALESCE
      9. COMPORT (kom′-port)
      10. CONDOLE
      11. CONFIDE
      12. CONFUTE
      13. CONNIVE
      14. CONSECRATE
      15. CONTRADISTINGUISH
      16. COZEN
      17. CUMBER
      18. DEROGATE
      19. DESECRATE
      20. DISCRIMINATE
      21. DISENFRANCHISE
      22. ESPOUSE (also see Education and Communications)
      23. EVISCERATE
      24. EXECRATE
      25. INDURATE
      26. LUSTRATE
      27. MALEDICT
      28. MELIORATE
      29. MILITATE
      30. OPINE
      31. SANCTIFY
      32. TEMPOR
      33. VENERATE
    14. 10. Society and Social Organizations: Culture, Business Concepts and Economics, Education, Law, Politics and Government, Social Groups, and Organizations
      1. Culture
      2. Business and Educational Concepts
      3. Capitalism, Free Markets, and Entrepreneurship
      4. Finances and Money
      5. Leaders, Managers, Supervisors
      6. Economics and Monetary
    15. 11. Education: Communications and Law
      1. Communications
      2. Law
    16. 12. Technology: Control, Fields of Technology, Measurement, Science, Tools, and Machines
      1. AMAZON RANK
      2. CHIMP
      3. CLICKSTREAM
      4. COLD-IRON
      5. CONFLATE
      6. COROTATE
      7. CYBERHOARD
      8. CYBERNATE
      9. DEBUG
      10. DEVOLATILIZE
      11. E-SOURCE
      12. GEOCAST
      13. GOOGLE BOMB
      14. GOOGLE DANCE
      15. MORPH (also see the Earth and Nature)
      16. SMOG
      17. ZOT (slang)
    17. Sources
    18. Index
    19. FT Press
  7. Power Verbs for Job Seekers: Hundreds of Verbs and Phrases to Bring Your Résumés, Cover Letters, and Job Interviews to Life
    1. Copyright Page
    2. Dedication Page
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. About the Authors
    5. 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
      2. How to Find the Right Power Verb
    6. Chapter 2. Soft Skills Related to Professional Capabilities: Performance and Grooming
      1. Accountability
      2. Accuracy and Preciseness
      3. Attendance and Punctuality
      4. Attitude, Approachability, and Personality
      5. Appearance and Personal Hygiene
      6. Attention to Detail and Accuracy
      7. Cognitive Load Management
      8. Common Sense, Street Smarts
      9. Commitment and Dedication
      10. Communication, Speaking, Writing, Listening, and Nonverbal Cues
      11. Compassionate, Caring, Kind, Empathetic
      12. Creativity
      13. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
      14. Cross-Cultural Competency
      15. Computational Thinking
      16. Customer Awareness, Able to Deal with Customers
      17. Design Mind-Set
      18. Drive and Passion, Tenacity
      19. Flexibility, Availability
      20. Honesty and Integrity
      21. Intelligence
      22. Leadership and Management
      23. Learn, Grow, Teachable, Willingness to Learn
      24. Motivated
      25. New Media Literacy
      26. Novel and Adaptive Thinking
      27. Outgoing, Friendly, and Positive Attitude
      28. Polite, Well Mannered, Courteous Phone and Email Etiquette
      29. Professional Demeanor and Presence
      30. Reliability, Dependability, Follow-Through, and Responsibility
      31. Risk Tolerance
      32. Self-Confidence
      33. Self-Manageable, Work Independently
      34. Social Intelligence
      35. Take Direction, Follow Directions, Willing to Take Directions
      36. Team Player, Transdisciplinary Skills, Works Well with Others Across Departments and Disciplines, and as a Member of Virtual Teams
      37. Time Management
      38. Work Ethic
    7. Chapter 3. Hard Skills
      1. Accounting and Finance
      2. Administrative, Organizational, Time, and Planning Skills
      3. Advertising, Branding, Public Relations, Sales, and Marketing (Also See Branding, Marketing, Sales Experience)
      4. Analytical/Research, Computational, and Math
      5. Business and Business Sense
      6. Computer Literate
      7. Engineering, Research, and Development, Including Software, New Products, and Services
      8. Gather Data and Convert to Information
    8. Chapter 4. Experience, Credentials, Education
      1. Accomplishments and Achievements History
      2. Education and Training, Degrees, and Certifications
    9. Sources
    10. Index
    11. FT Press
  8. Power Verbs for Managers and Executives: Hundreds of Verbs and Phrases to Communicate More Dynamically and Effectively
    1. Copyright Page
    2. Dedication Page
    3. Foreword
    4. Acknowledgments
    5. About the Author
    6. Introduction
    7. 1. The Technology and Power of Language
      1. Let’s Take a Moment and Think about Language
      2. What Is the Special Significance of Language?
      3. The Power of Words
      4. Using Words in Special Ways
      5. The Impact of Power Verbs
    8. 2. The Connection Between Communications and Success in Leadership and Management
      1. Verb Forms
    9. 3. How to Use This Book
      1. Leadership Styles
      2. Visionary
      3. Coaching
      4. Affiliative
      5. Democratic
      6. Commanding
      7. Additional Support for You
    10. 4. Power Verbs for Managers and Executives
      1. Sources
    11. Index
    12. FT Press
  9. Top 100 Power Verbs: The Most Powerful Verbs and Phrases You Can Use to Win in Any Situation
    1. Copyright Page
    2. Dedication Page
    3. Foreword
    4. Acknowledgments
    5. About the Author
    6. Introduction
    7. 1. The Connection Between Communications and Success
      1. Verb Forms
    8. 2. How to Use This Book
      1. Additional Support for You
    9. 3. 100 Top Action Verbs for Business, Brokering, Banking, Bargaining, and Occasionally Betting the Farm
    10. 4. 100 Top Action Verbs for Challenging Situations and Difficult Moments, Calumny, Comebacks, or When You Just Want to Get in the Last Word
    11. 5. 100 Top Action Verbs for Mind Games, Mental Panache, Mastermind Monkey Business, Meeting MENSAs, or Just Showing Off
    12. 6. 100 Top Action Verbs for Presenters, Professors, Preachers, Poets, Playwrights, and Pundits Searching for Savoir Faire
    13. 7. 100 Top Action Verbs for Schooling, Sagacity, Shrewdness, and Other Times to Be Sharp and Serious
    14. 8. 100 Top Action Verbs for Schmoozing, Socializing, Shindigs, Getting Sentimental, or Using Your Networking to Work the Room
    15. Additional Sources
    16. Index
    17. FT Press