Motivate Like a CEO: Communicate Your Strategic Vision and Inspire People to Act! [NOOK Book]



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“How do you increase the forward momentum of your company? How do you get your people excited about helping you implement your vision? Learn how to Motivate Like a CEO. Suzanne Bates will help you discover how you can be the catalyst for your organization’s future success. What a great book.”

-Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager® and The One Minute Entrepreneur

"Motivate Like a CEO tells you why, then how to motivate an organization. It is well written, clear and motivating both for the experienced CEO and the new leader."

-Robert Chappell, CEO, Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

"If you're a leader who wants a high performance team, make this book your 'bible!'"

-Christine Comaford, Business Accelerator, Mighty Ventures and New York Times bestselling author of Rules for Renegades

“Suzanne Bates insightfully goes against the current models of business, based mainly on financial stimulus and behavioral response, and illustrates the importance of people rather than institutions. In a nutshell, this book is important, because it’s about people connecting.”

-Charles H. Green, co-author of The Trusted Advisor

Motivate like a CEO is chock full of great ideas and strategies. Suzanne Bates has written a valuable guide that will not only help leaders to inspire others but also will help them get their own batteries recharged.”

-Diane Hessan, CEO, Communispace Corporation

"A 'must-read' for anyone who is, or aspires to be in a position of high leadership."

-Chuck Wright, former Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Agency and Marketing Officer, State Farm Insurance Companies

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071641845
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 1/9/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • File size: 684 KB

Meet the Author

Suzanne Bates is an executive coach, author, speaker, entrepreneur, and former award-winning television news anchor. As president and CEO of Bates Communications, she shows leaders how to get business results through better communication.
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Table of Contents

Part 1, The Principles

  • What is a Power Speaker? And How Can You Become One?
  • 8 Habits of Highly Effective Power Speakers
  • Strategy and Power Speaking: It's Like White on Rice
  • On the Road to Power Speaking: 7 Common Mistakes to Avoid

Part 2, The Processes

  • Great Stories: the Heart of Power Speaking
  • Developing the Strategic Message: a Simple 4-Step Process
  • The Power Speaker's Secret Sauce: Your Words, Your Way
  • Power Surge: Moving Your Message around the World (or Your Office)
  • Powerful Passion: Learn to Speak with Energy and Conviction
  • Power Speaking for Men: (Hint: Don't Forget the Emotion)
  • Power Speaking for Women: (Hint: Get to the Point Early and Often)

Part 3, The Plan

  • Time Management: Making Time for What Really Matters
  • Power in Numbers: Build Your Power Speaking Team
  • Training Camp: The Coach Gets You Ready to Roll-Out Strategy
  • The Reward: Organizational Results and Business Success
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