Leading Out Loud: The Authentic Speaker, The Credible Leader

Leading Out Loud: The Authentic Speaker, The Credible Leader

by Terry Pearce
     
 

Inspire true commitment by speaking from the heart. Veteren communication consultant Terry Pearce offers sage advice on how leaders can connect people with a vision by "leading out loud." He illustrates his ideas by analyzing speeches by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Peter Uberroth and other public figures.Learn how to deliver speeches that promote true commitment among

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Inspire true commitment by speaking from the heart. Veteren communication consultant Terry Pearce offers sage advice on how leaders can connect people with a vision by "leading out loud." He illustrates his ideas by analyzing speeches by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Peter Uberroth and other public figures.Learn how to deliver speeches that promote true commitment among followers. Here, veteran communications consultant Terry Pearce asserts that the most effective leaders are those who know how to speak from the heart, to connect people with a vision and compel them to make that vision their own. Pearce analyzes speeches by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Ross Perot, Anita Roddick, Peter Uberroth and other public figures to make his points. Along the way, he presents proven techniques for composing and giving speeches that will convince audiences of the rightness of your thinking and inspire them to act accordingly. Necessary advice in a media-driven world where sound bites and cynicism often stand in the way of genuine communication and trust.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"An inspiring primer filled with wisdom on the most important of communication skills: being yourself and telling the truth. I recommAnd it enthusiastically." (William Ury, Harvard University, coauthor of Getting to Yes and author of Getting Past No)

"Given its unique slant and the quality of the writing, this is one of the best books on public speaking ever written. It's also one that will help all managers get something they desperately need—results." (Soundview Executive Summaries)

"This book is about creating a powerful message that will inspire others to act and compel you to lead." (David Pottruck, President and CEO, Charles Schwab & Co.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787901110
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/09/1995
Series:
Management Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.81(w) x 8.59(h) x 0.72(d)

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