The Ultimate Guide to Power & Influence: Everything You Need to Know

The Ultimate Guide to Power & Influence: Everything You Need to Know

by Robert L. Dilenschneider
The Ultimate Guide to Power & Influence: Everything You Need to Know

The Ultimate Guide to Power & Influence: Everything You Need to Know

by Robert L. Dilenschneider


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"An inspiring primer on navigating one’s life with self-knowledge and integrity."
—Kirkus Reviews

Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly Bestseller

Respected consultant Robert L. Dilenschneider explains how technology and globalization have revolutionized the ways to both build and keep success—and tells readers that to accomplish your goals, you must not only gain power, but also apply it with proper wisdom.

The Ultimate Guide to Power & Influence arms its readers with intellectual, technical, and moral weapons—tools you need to get and stay ahead in the increasingly competitive and ever-evolving business world. Acquiring both power and influence is crucial to advancing not only your personal interests, but also a more prosperous society at large.

Drawing from current-day lessons and the wisdom of hundreds of drivers of change in all fields of business, The Ultimate Guide to Power & Influence is Robert Dilenschneider’s latest guide to harnessing the universal principles for success. It provides anecdotes and insights on a wide range of keys to success, including how to seize opportunity amid crisis, manage your network, communicate effectively, and take full advantage of social media to bolster your image.

A leader in the sphere of public relations and the founder of The Dilenschneider Group, which provides strategic advice to Fortune 500 companies and leading figures around the world—with experience in everything from mergers and acquisitions to government affairs and international media—Robert Dilenschneider writes with experience and authority to help readers acquire and amplify their power.

For corporate professionals, those just starting out, and anyone in between, The Ultimate Guide to Power & Influence is an essential guide to charting the ever-changing waters of the business world with imagination, competence, and grace.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781637742938
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
Publication date: 07/25/2023
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 379,528
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Robert L. Dilenschneider formed The Dilenschneider Group in October, 1991. Headquartered in New York and Chicago, the Firm provides strategic advice and counsel to Fortune 500 companies and leading families and individuals around the world, with experience in fields ranging from mergers and acquisitions and crisis communications to marketing, government affairs and international media. Prior to forming his own firm, Dilenschneider served as president and chief executive officer of Hill and Knowlton, Inc. from 1986 to 1991, tripling that Firm's revenues to nearly $200 million and delivering more than $30 million in profit. Dilenschneider was with that organization for nearly 25 years. Dilenschneider started in public relations in 1967 in New York, shortly after receiving an MA in journalism from Ohio State University, and a BA from the University of Notre Dame.

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“Practical and straightforward . . . This is a must-read for business execs and entrepreneurs alike.”
—Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO, Grand Reserve Inn
“Whatever your position in life, even if your ultimate ambition is not power or influence, reading The Ultimate Guide to Power & Influence is a smart way to success and self-fulfillment.”
—Patrick Thomas, President, Verdi Consulting
“Public relations maven Robert L. Dilenschneider has done it again with a must-read new book on power and influence. His smart advice on networking, career pivoting, crisis management, and seeing around corners for trends makes the book a coach on the shelf for leaders and those who want to be.”
—R. Glenn Hubbard, Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School
The Ultimate Guide to Power & Influence is an enormous gift to existing and aspiring executives who intend to meaningfully impact the future trajectory of their organization. Dilenschneider has had a front row seat for in excess of four decades to every major event that has impacted American business, and he has provided sage counsel to countless CEOs and executives as they have formulated their response to such events.”
—David L. Sokol, Chairman and CEO, Teton Capital, LLC
“Robert L. Dilenschneider’s insight on government and crisis management is second to none. This book is a perfect example of why Robert is truly the best at what he does. It covers all the bases.”
—Ted Balestreri, Chairman and CEO, Chairman and CEO, Cannery Row Company, Inns of Monterey, and Sardine Factory Restaurant

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