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  1. Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques

    Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques

    James Hynes
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (271)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    Writing great fiction isn’t a gift reserved for a talented few—the craft of storytelling can be learned. Even if you don’t dream of penning the next Moby-Dick, you’ll enjoy exploring the elements of fiction. From evoking a scene to charting a plot, get a master class in storytelling. Author James Hynes is an able guide, showing you what works for him, pointing out pitfalls to avoid, and inspiring you on your...
  2. Writing Creative Nonfiction

    Writing Creative Nonfiction

    Tilar J. Mazzeo
    3.9 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (189)
    Starting at $214.95 Starting at $214.95 $254.95 $214.95$254.95
    The 24 lectures of Writing Creative Nonfiction by award-winning writing instructor and Professor Tilar J. Mazzeo of Colby College, a New York Times best-selling author, are a chance for you to explore the entire process of writing creative nonfiction, from brainstorming for the perfect idea to getting your final product noticed by literary agents and publishers. Filled with helpful tips and techniques, memorable...
  3. Building a Better Vocabulary

    Building a Better Vocabulary

    Kevin Flanigan
    4.6 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (159)
    Starting at $334.95 Starting at $334.95 $384.95 $334.95$384.95
    For anyone who has ever grasped for the perfect word, this course provides a research-based and enjoyable method for improving your vocabulary. Your professor understands the cognitive science behind language acquisition and is able to present each new word in a way that makes it immediately memorable. But more importantly, he teaches you these tips and strategies so you can apply them whenever you learn a new word.
  4. Effective Communication Skills

    Effective Communication Skills

    Dalton Kehoe
    4.2 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (113)
    Starting at $214.95 Starting at $214.95 $254.95 $214.95$254.95
    Effective Communication Skills is your chance to learn more about how you communicate verbally, the common problems you can encounter in doing so, and how you can improve your own effectiveness—especially by overcoming the psychological and biological hard-wiring that often gets in the way of success. These 24 mind-opening lectures by Professor Dalton Kehoe, packed with the tools and strategies you need, are a...
  5. English Grammar Boot Camp

    English Grammar Boot Camp

    Anne Curzan
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (144)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    English Grammar Boot Camp takes you on an enjoyable exploration of the essential aspects of English grammar. These spirited and accessible lectures offer a comprehensive core training in all of the key elements of grammar and usage, in their most immediate, practical application. Discover a breadth of perspective and context you won’t find elsewhere, improving your grammar competence and confidence in all contexts.
  6. Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything Sale

    Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything

    Dorsey Armstrong
    3.8 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (88)
    Save up to $195.00 Starting at $39.95 $254.95 $39.95$254.95
    Discover the concepts and methods for clear and strong writing in the 24 accessible and practical lectures of Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything. Delivered by Professor Dorsey Armstrong of Purdue University, this course immerses you in the elements of successful writing, from organizing your thoughts to making persuasive arguments to avoiding common grammatical errors. With its engaging...
  7. Understanding Nonverbal Communication

    Understanding Nonverbal Communication

    Mark G. Frank
    3.8 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (95)
    Starting at $89.95 Starting at $89.95 $199.95 $89.95$199.95
    Explore the history, evolution, and context of both the outright obvious and the sublimely subtle nuances of personal expression. This course will view the scope of nonverbal communication through the lens of science, led by Dr. Mark Frank, a renowned expert in this field, and will show you how understanding nonverbal communication helps you to better you understand people.
  8. Critical Business Skills for Success

    Critical Business Skills for Success

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.6 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Starting at $529.95 Starting at $529.95 $624.95 $529.95$624.95
    What does it take to succeed in business? Critical Business Skills for Success is a comprehensive guide to the five disciplines—strategy, operations, finance and accounting, organizational behavior, and marketing—that everyone needs to master in today's marketplace. Bringing the MBA experience to you, this authoritative course demystifies the secrets of business and provides insights to help you achieve...
  9. Influence: Mastering Life's Most Powerful Skill

    Influence: Mastering Life's Most Powerful Skill

    Kenneth G. Brown
    4 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (82)
    Starting at $169.95 Starting at $169.95 $199.95 $169.95$199.95
    Whether you realize it or not, you’re constantly surrounded by people and groups trying to influence the way you think, act, and feel. But you don’t have to let influence just happen to you. You can actively take charge of your decisions—and your life—by grasping the science behind how influence works and by strengthening your own skills at influence and persuasion. In Influence: Mastering Life’s...
  10. The Art of Negotiating the Best Deal Sale

    The Art of Negotiating the Best Deal

    Seth Freeman
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Save up to $210.00 Starting at $39.95 $269.95 $39.95$269.95
    Negotiating skills are crucial for solving conflicts of all types, getting fractious groups to work together, counseling friends in distress, and generally getting anyone to accept your point of view—and they enable you to do it in ways that enhance rather than strain relationships. Now you can acquire these essential skills in The Art of Negotiating the Best Deal, taught by Seth Freeman, who teaches at New York...
  11. The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals

    The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals

    Hannah B. Harvey
    3.9 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (130)
    Starting at $214.95 Starting at $214.95 $254.95 $214.95$254.95
    The gift of storytelling may be one of life's most powerful—and envied—skills. A well-crafted narrative can keep the people, values, and life lessons you hold dear alive and give you the power to influence others. Now, The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals reveals the tried-and-true methods experienced storytellers use to develop and tell entertaining and memorable stories. In 24 enthralling...
  12. How Conversation Works: 6 Lessons for Better Communication Sale

    How Conversation Works: 6 Lessons for Better Communication

    Anne Curzan
    3.7 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (89)
    Save up to $77.00 Starting at $17.95 $99.95 $17.95$99.95
    Like it or not, one of the most important things you do on a daily basis is converse with others. Successful conversations help you advance professionally and make, maintain, and deepen relationships. Fortunately, it’s a skill set anyone can acquire and refine. In just six lectures, How Conversation Works: 6 Lessons for Better Communication will teach you key strategies that can dramatically improve your ability...
  13. Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History Sale

    Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History

    John R. Hale
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (125)
    Save up to $165.00 Starting at $19.95 $199.95 $19.95$199.95
    Improve and enhance your public-speaking skills with time-tested techniques and strategies used by Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr., and other great orators in The Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History. Delivered by frequent lecturer and distinguished historian Professor John R. Hale, these 12 engaging and accessible lectures offer you helpful insights into preparing for public...
  14. Art of Teaching: Best Practices from a Master Educator Sale

    Art of Teaching: Best Practices from a Master Educator

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.3 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (81)
    Save up to $205.00 Starting at $34.95 $254.95 $34.95$254.95
    Learn how to reach astounding new levels of success as a teacher with The Art of Teaching: Best Practices from a Master Educator. These 24 lectures, delivered by award-winning Professor Patrick N. Allitt, will help you develop and enhance your teaching style; provide you with invaluable methods, tools, and advice for handling all manner of teaching scenarios; and open your eyes to how other teachers—and their...
  15. The Power of Body Language

    The Power of Body Language

    Vanessa Van Edwards
    4.4 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (9)
    Starting at $149.00 Starting at $149.00 $249.00 $149.00$249.00
    Join CreativeLive instructor and body language expert Vanessa Van Edwards to learn how to use nonverbal communication to become the most memorable person in any room. In The Power of Body Language, Ms. Van Edwards will show you how to be able to identify exactly what impression your verbal and nonverbal language is giving, and how to make a powerful, positive impact on everyone around you.
  16. Mastering Stage Presence: How to Present to Any Audience

    Mastering Stage Presence: How to Present to Any Audience

    Melanie M. Long
    3.8 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (32)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    Any time you present yourself before others, your way of interacting with your listeners is equally as important as what you say. In these 24 dynamic sessions, you’ll learn how to present yourself successfully, practice exercises to develop physical and vocal freedom, and grasp how to keep your audience’s attention. With the skills you’ll develop, you can confidently offer your best self to the world in any...
  17. Argumentation: The Study of Effective Reasoning, 2nd Edition

    Argumentation: The Study of Effective Reasoning, 2nd Edition

    David Zarefsky
    4 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (121)
    Starting at $214.95 Starting at $214.95 $254.95 $214.95$254.95
    Reasoning, tested by doubt, is argumentation. We do it, hear it, and judge it every day. We do it in our own minds, and we do it with others. What is effective reasoning? And how can it be done persuasively? This is equally a course in argument and in reasoning. This course teaches how to reason. It teaches how to persuade others that what you think is right. And it teaches how to judge and answer the arguments of...
  18. The Art of Debate

    The Art of Debate

    Jarrod Atchison
    4.1 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (28)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    The Art of Debate offers you the ultimate how-to guide for hashing out differences of opinion and making stronger arguments based on reason and compromise. In 24 stimulating lectures, Professor Jarrod Atchison of Wake Forest University helps you develop your command of logic, construct clear arguments, recognize the fallacies in others’ reasoning, and sharpen your own strategic thinking skills.
  19. Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence to Adapt, Wherever You Are Sale

    Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence to Adapt, Wherever You Are

    David Livermore
    4.7 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (68)
    Save up to $205.00 Starting at $34.95 $254.95 $34.95$254.95
    When in Rome, do as the Romans do. The concept of cultural adaptation is hardly new, but in our increasingly globalized world, the need for cross-cultural understanding has never been more essential to our success in life, both personally and professionally. Yet how can we possibly adapt to all the cultures surrounding us? And is adaptation always the best approach? In Customs of the World: Using Cultural...
  20. Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond Sale

    Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond

    Michael Dues
    4.3 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    Save up to $205.00 Starting at $34.95 $254.95 $34.95$254.95
    Improve and enhance the way you handle conflict in your professional and personal life with The Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond. These 24 lectures by award-winning Professor Michael Dues are filled with practical tips, tools, and techniques—all of which draw on groundbreaking research and strategies rooted in the "win-win" model that has dominated this exciting field...