Book Brief: The Truth About Getting Your Point Across

The Truth About Getting Your Point Across . . .and Nothing But the Truth
By Lonnie Pacelli
Prentice Hall, Feb. 2006
272 pages, $18.99

It is hard to lead people, or work through others, if they don't know what you want. Consultant Pacelli presents a series of tips designed to make sure that what you think you are saying is what your audience actually hears. Many of his commonsense tips force you to concentrate on how your audience wants to be communicated with. If you know how people like to receive information—verbally? by e-mail?—and how often you need to repeat it you have a much better chance of getting your message across.

This article was originally published on 02-06-2006
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