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by | Read by Alan Sklar

Business & Finance • 5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2005

From stockholder reports to memos, emails, sales presentations and speeches, there's not enough plain talk in most business communication, say these three consultants. The audio covers every conceivable type of verbal B.S. and illustrates it with a mixed bag of examples--some that ring true and other others that sound flat and obvious. Though the basic thinking is sound, writing that tries to be cute reduces the ideas to a series of self-conscious vignettes and platitudes. Maybe it's this quality that wore out the ordinarily intelligent-sounding Alan Sklar, who inexplicably misses timing cues and contributes to the sophomoric quality of the writing with over-the-top expressiveness. T.W. 2006 Audie Award Finalist © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/NOV 05]



Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2005

CD ISBN 1400101530 $24.99 • Four CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 1400151538 $19.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $13.99

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