In the Line of Fire: How to Handle Tough Questions When It Counts




      In the Line of Fire: How to Handle Tough Questions When It Counts
You re standing in front of an audience and you ve just been asked the question you d been dreading What do you do now This work seeks to serve as a guide to answering the toughest questions you ll ever face Using examples from presidential debates to financial investor meetings, it shows you how to respond with perfect assurance. Best Read [ In the Line of Fire: How to Handle Tough Questions When It Counts ] By [ Jerry Weissman ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

Jerry Weissman is a leading corporate presentations coach His private client list reads like a who s who of the world s best companies, including the top brass at Yahoo , Intel, Intuit, Cisco Systems, Microsoft, Dolby Labs and many others He is the founder of Suasive, Inc.


      In the Line of Fire: How to Handle Tough Questions When It Counts
 By Jerry Weissman IBN : 0131855174 Format : Hardcover – heartforum.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 185 pages
  • In the Line of Fire: How to Handle Tough Questions When It Counts
  • Jerry Weissman
  • English
  • 27 May 2018
  • 0131855174

10 thoughts on “ In the Line of Fire: How to Handle Tough Questions When It Counts

  1. Fred Rose says:

    Skimmable.

  2. Monnie says:

    If you tremble in your shoes even thinking about speaking in front of an audience, this isn t the book for you nothing in it will tell you how to conquer stage fright But if you re an executive or someone who s climbing the career ladder, you re bound to come face to face with the need to talk to a group whether it s in a small corporate meeting or a gathering of hundreds of shareholders And when that involves fielding questions from the audience or a nosy newspaper reporter , saying the If you tremble in your shoes even thinking about speaking in front of an audience, this isn t the book for you nothing in it will tell you how to conquer stage fright But if you re an executive or someone who s climbing the career ladder, you re bound to come face to face with the need to talk to a group whether it s in a small corporate meeting or a gathering of hundreds of shareholders And when that involves fielding questions from the audience or a nosy newspaper reporter , saying the wrong thing in an ineffective manner can ruin your credibility and even derail your career in no time flat I should mention that this isn t a new book but it s a subject I m interested in Although I ve never been on what I d call the firing line of question and answer sessions meaning the questions are rough, tough and downright mean spirited , I ve certainly done my share of fielding queries ...

  3. Nathan says:

    In the eighth season of the Simpsons, nuclear power plant owner C Montgomery Burns visits Springfield Elementary to speak to the Junior Achievers Club Following a brief speech, he invites questions from his audience After silence from the children, Principal Skinner asks which do you think isimportant Hard work or stick to itiveness Burns flashes Skinner a deadpan look, turns back to the children and asks Are there any REAL questions Anyone who gives presentations that include In the eighth season of the Simpsons, nuclear power plant owner C Montgomery Burns visits Springfield Elementary to speak to the Junior Achievers Club Following a brief speech, he invites questions from his audience After silence from the children, Principal Skinner asks which do you think isimportant Hard work or stick to itiveness Burns flashes Skinner a deadpan look, turns back to the children and asks Are there any REAL questions Anyone who gives presentations that include QA sessions on a regular basis has at some time wanted to respond to a stupid question in a similar fashion In animation, humor like that leads to another decade on television and a long run of syndication In the real world it ends your career as a presenterand maybe ...

  4. Ginger Marin says:

    While In the Line of Fire is primarily directed to business executives needing to learn how to competently field questions at business and investor meetings, or to salespeople selling products or seeking customers or to others who might find themselves meeting the press, this book is valuable in learning how to read pr...

  5. David says:

    If You Ever Find Yourself In the Line of Fire In the Line of Fire focuses on the process and dynamics of answering questions in front of important audiences It provides excellent mechanics to prepare for formal QA sessions as well as ad hoc situations The book is rich in anecdotes although it may go a bit too far analyzing U.S Presidential election debates over the past 30 years The process and tactics presented in the book complement thesimplistic yet effective If You Ever Find Yourself In the Line of Fire In the Line of Fire focuses on the process and dynamics of answering questions in front of important audiences It provides excellent mechanics to prepare for formal QA sessions as well as ad hoc situations The book is rich in anecdotes although it may go a bit too far analyzing U.S Presidential election debates over the past 30 years The process and tactics presented in the book com...

  6. Elisabeth Sepulveda says:

    Using examples from classic political debates and occasional hypothetical business scenarios , Weissman identifies his formula for confronting and answering challenging questions Essentially,1 Receive question2 Provide a buffer through internally identifying the essence of the question, and stating it externally for clarification he provides three options for this 3 Answer question4 Provide a Topspin or a strong return to the What s in it for the audience what do they need to Using examples from classic political debates and occasional hypothetical business scenarios , Weissman identifies his formula for confronting and answering challenging questions Essentially,1 Receive question2 Provide a buffer through internally identifying the essence of the question, and stating it externally for clarification he provides three options for this 3 Answer question4 Provide a Topspin or a strong ...

  7. Nathanael says:

    I answer questions well, innately It is not easy for me to explain this talent.This book explains how to answer touch questions when it counts The author develops his own endearing jargon, uses detailed examples, and gives presenters an effective framework Using the martial arts meme agility counters force, this book effectively relays the tools you need to practice this skill.For those of us gifted at answering tough questions, this book isessential To become a master of something, I answer questions well, innately It is not easy for me to explain this talent.This book explains how to answer touch questions when it counts The author develops his own ...

  8. Leader Summaries says:

    Desde Leader Summaries recomendamos la lectura del libro En la l nea de fuego, de Jerry Weissman Las personas interesadas en las siguientes tem ticas lo encontrar n pr ctico y til habilidades directivas, hablar en p blico y hacer presentaciones En el siguiente enlace ti...

  9. Andreas Manessinger says:

    This is the last book in Weissman s original trilogy It is intended to help you handle QA, and like the other two books, it pretty much concentrates on its topic Actually I was surprised to find not much overlap...

  10. Joe says:

    While the book is effectively geared towards fielding tough questions in politics, there s no doubt in my mind that the techniques described in this book would be beneficial in any situation where you are asked tough questions It s a quick read and flows nicely I immediately understood th...

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