A guide to conquering the corporate meeting. It helps you learn the essential subtle tricks that pay big dividends by making you look really clever in meetings: constant nodding, pretend concentration, useless rhetorical questions, how to nail the big presentation by pacing and getting someone else to control your slides.
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The book that's missing from 55 million offices and conference rooms around the world- the idiot's guide to conquering the corporate meeting. In it you will learn the essential subtle tricks that pay big dividends by making you look really clever in meetings-
constant nodding pretend concentration useless rhetorical questions how to nail the big presentation by pacing and getting someone else to control your slides
Complete with illustrated tips, examples, and scenarios, Sarah Cooper's 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings gives you actionable ways to use words like 'actionable', in order to sound smart.
Sarah Cooper is a writer, comedian, speaker, and author of the bestselling book 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings. She built her comedy career in between working for companies like Yahoo! and Google, where as a user experience designer, she was fed free lunches and lots of material. She is the creator of the satirical blog TheCooperReview.com, which attracts over 100,000 readers per month and has been featured in the Washington Post, Forbes, and countless other publications. Sarah lives in New York City with this guy named Jeff.
I love this book so much! People who need to buy this book include a) those who want to advance their careers by knowing how to use body language and just the right amount of bullshit to claw their way to the top; and b) people like me who are bored at work and want to baffle and annoy their colleagues. Cleverly written and illustrated, 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings is sly satire that will bring endless joy to anyone who has ever endured the drudgery of corporate life. -- Dan Lyons, writer for HBO's Silicon Valley and NYT bestselling author of DISRUPTED A lot of fun and absolutely on the money. Daily Telegraph, Book of the Year A lot of fun and absolutely on the money. Daily Telegraph, Book of the Year Even though it's mostly a comedy book, I can't help but think how legitimately useful I would have found [100 Tricks] in my early twenties. If there is someone who has just graduated uni or has recently entered the workforce, for the love of God, buy it for them. Stick it in their stocking. And "circle back" later to see if they enjoyed it. The Pool [The] perfect secret Santa gift. Bookseller