Matt Avery - Hodder & Stoughton
Teach Yourself

Secrets of Happy People

Matt Avery
Authors:
Matt Avery

What do happy people know that the rest of us don't?Do they have a secret recipe for success?Is there a special alchemy to make it work?The Secrets of Happy People reveals the 50 things you need to know to feel more fulfilled, experience more joy and spend more time doing things that make you happy. Some will surprise you, and all will inspire you. Put these 50 simple strategies together and you have a great recipe for a better life, a formula that will unlock the secrets and uncover your potential.

Teach Yourself

Public Speaking In A Week

Matt Avery
Authors:
Matt Avery

Sunday: Write a speech to which people will want to listen that is well-researched, uses stimulating content and is tailored to the needs of the audienceMonday: Learn how to use effective speaking techniques such as projection, commanding the space and interaction with your audienceTuesday: Discover more advanced public speaking techniques such as using audio and visual aids, varying your pace, and adding tone and inflectionWednesday: Ensure you are fully prepared through memorizing key points and rehearsing with othersThursday: Control your nerves with relaxation techniques and confidence tricks of the tradeFriday: Engage with your audience by keeping to your script, making eye contact and varying your delivery Saturday: Understand the common mistakes to avoid so that you won't lose your audience's attention

Teach Yourself

Public Speaking In A Week

Matt Avery
Authors:
Matt Avery

Sunday: Write a speech to which people will want to listen that is well-researched, uses stimulating content and is tailored to the needs of the audienceMonday: Learn how to use effective speaking techniques such as projection, commanding the space and interaction with your audienceTuesday: Discover more advanced public speaking techniques such as using audio and visual aids, varying your pace, and adding tone and inflectionWednesday: Ensure you are fully prepared through memorizing key points and rehearsing with othersThursday: Control your nerves with relaxation techniques and confidence tricks of the tradeFriday: Engage with your audience by keeping to your script, making eye contact and varying your delivery Saturday: Understand the common mistakes to avoid so that you won't lose your audience's attention

Teach Yourself

Boost Your Productivity and Achieve Your Goals: Teach Yourself Ebook Epub

Matt Avery
Authors:
Matt Avery

We all have things we want to achieve, goals we want to reach, targets we want to hit. But how often do we find ourselves saying, 'If only there were more hours in the day' or simply 'I don't have time'? Time Management, however, is dead. Productivity - getting more done in the time we have - is king. However productive you already are, you will find this book full of practical tips on how to achieve more in less time.In the past few years alone the author, Matt Avery, has been running three businesses concurrently, as well as writing five books, and producing two musicals for the Edinburgh fringe. He is 'Mr Productivity' and in this book he shares his secrets.

Hodder & Stoughton

The Fast Way to a Perfect Groom's Speech: Bullet Guides

Matt Avery
Authors:
Matt Avery

Open this book and you will- Know what to say - Hook your audience - Keep it simple - Make your bride proud

Hodder & Stoughton

The Fast Way to a Perfect Father of the Bride's Speech: Bullet Guides

Matt Avery
Authors:
Matt Avery
Hodder & Stoughton

The Fast Way to a Perfect Best Man's Speech: Bullet Guides

Matt Avery
Authors:
Matt Avery

Open this book and you will Bring laughter and tears Deliver great jokes Speak with confidence Keep them hooked

Hodder & Stoughton

Work for Yourself: Bullet Guides

Matt Avery
Authors:
Matt Avery

Open this book and you will Do what you love Master business plans Manage your money Achieve success

Teach Yourself

Be Your Own Boss

Matt Avery
Authors:
Matt Avery

Is this the right book for me?From weighing up the pros and cons of jumping ship in the first place to establishing and maintaining a successful solo enterprise, this book is all you need to make the leap to working alone.All aspects of setting up a new business are covered including:- managing resources, time, clients etc.- establishing good working practices and maintaining a desirable work/life balance for those who choose to work from home.- getting the financial aspects right - one of the biggest pitfalls in going it alone.- being a 'five to niner' - building up a business in your spare time while still employed.Practical examples of best (and worst) practices are provided, gleaned from interviews with dozens of people from across the globe who are successful solo workers. Be your own Boss contains hundreds of relevant examples and genuine, tried and tested tips and practices which really work. Be Your Own Boss includes:Chapter 1: Weighing optionsChapter 2: Are you cut out to be your own boss?Chapter 3: Staying putChapter 4: Quitting your jobChapter 5: What becoming your own boss actually means - and how to do itChapter 6: Setting up your solo work lifeChapter 7: Effective home workingChapter 8: Accentuating the positives of being your own boss Chapter 9: Maximizing home-office potentialChapter 10: Targets and planningChapter 11: Mobile workingChapter 12: Working 5 to 9Chapter 13: IT for the solo workerChapter 14: Accounting for successful businessChapter 15: Dealing with clientsLearn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.