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| Merchant: Walmart US GAME FACE, BECAUSE YOUR SELF-PRESENTATION IS EVERYTHING Game Face pushes the playback button on 19 famous media interviews to illustrate the verbal skills, techniques, and tactics you'll need to master any interview. In an era when a verbal misstep can reverberate around the globe in seconds, public relations expert Bodine Williams shares how you can learn from the past to speak confidently in the present. It's the ultimate guide for any high-stakes Q & A-media or job interview, hearing, debate, or stakeholder meeting. On-the-record interviews create defining moments, either igniting careers or extinguishing them. Along with your verbal IQ, interviews reveal character. In Game Face media-training techniques are linked to conduct that guides behavior. Rules such as "Don't Be Seduced by the Attention," "Know When to Get Personal," "Always Concede the Obvious," and "Don't Presume You'll Rise to the Occasion" are based on real-life cautionary tales of what can, and did, go wrong. Each chapter tells the story of a celebrated verbal encounter, the players, the fallout, and the lessons learned. Game Face puts you in the hot seat alongside the subjects, contrasting what they said with what they should have said and why. Game Face introduces the rules of conduct inspired by the defining moments of Tiger Woods, Oscar Wilde, Alex Rodriguez, James Frey, Joan of Arc, Bill Clinton, Princess Diana, Ellen DeGeneres, Mitt Romney, and many others. The ability to deftly respond to questions is a vital skill and the essence of your self-presentation-or your self-preservation in a crisis. Williams delivers an insightful and engaging media-coaching experience, full of strategic advice for performing your best in every interview situation.