The Inspired Executive: The Art of Leadership in the Age of Knowledge

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Three minutes with the right audience can be worth more than a year at your desk. That's the wake-up message in this crisply written and always-to-the-point new guide to leadership in business from Granville N. Toogood, America's master coach of executive communications. With humor, common sense, and uncommon insight, Toogood clarifies the mysteries of leadership communications and reveals the secrets to promotions, productivity, and higher revenues - through mastery of the podium, the conference room, the board ...
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Overview

Three minutes with the right audience can be worth more than a year at your desk. That's the wake-up message in this crisply written and always-to-the-point new guide to leadership in business from Granville N. Toogood, America's master coach of executive communications. With humor, common sense, and uncommon insight, Toogood clarifies the mysteries of leadership communications and reveals the secrets to promotions, productivity, and higher revenues - through mastery of the podium, the conference room, the board room, and life itself.

With humor, common sense and uncommon insight, Granville Toogood, America's master coach of executive communications, clarifies the mysteries of leadership communications and reveals the secrets to promotions, productivity, and higher revenues--through mastery of the podium, the conference room, the board room, and life itself. Author appearances and seminars. 240 pp.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780786704019
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publication date: 3/3/1997
  • Pages: 206
  • Product dimensions: 6.31 (w) x 9.33 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

What This Book Is About
1 Communications Value Added (CVA) 1
2 The Seven Principles of CVA 17
3 Business Likability: The Keys to the Kingdom 27
4 The Surprising Power of Words 39
5 Missed Potential 51
6 Missing the Home Run 61
7 Singing the Big Blues No More 67
8 The 50 Percent Solution 73
9 How to Connect With Your Audience 83
10 How to Connect With Yourself 97
11 How to Profit from the Unexpected 105
12 Lead by Storytelling 117
13 Fuzzballs, Hardballs, and Touchstones: Making Contact 127
14 Savage Focus: Driving Your Message Home 135
15 The Cascade: Saturating Your Audience 143
16 The Gentle American Samurai: A Leader's Story 151
17 Warriors and Kings: The Roles Leaders Play 159
18 Choosing the High Road 179
19 The Silent Partner: A Surprising Source of Creativity 191
20 The Last Word 197
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