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Extraordinary Leadership Speech

Extraordinary Leadership

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Publisher's Summary

In a constantly changing, hyper-competitive world, leadership is more important than ever. Yet few people have what it takes to inspire, develop, and guide others. In this presentation, Robin Sharma shares the leadership lessons that he gives to clients such as Nike, Microsoft, and NASA.

© and (P)2006 Sharma Leadership International

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    BobJ 04-20-17
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    "an Excellent book for the leader in all of us."

    Robin shows us how we are all leaders, regardless of our station in life or our job title.

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    04-20-17
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    "nice but short"

    There are just 2 chapters. I think it's too short, but the history is really good.

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    Anastasia 03-28-17
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    " let's do some words"

    Anastasia Steele in case of WiFi disconnected from WiFi is displayed on the top left

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    Amazon Customer 03-13-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Insightful presentation!"

    This audio book was very informative. I had a hard time putting it down. I gained a lot of good information.

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    jefferson 03-04-17
    jefferson 03-04-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Amazing message"

    This is so true that is not even funny
    Reading this book is like a message from God like a preaching from a man of God. It doesn't teach you only be a better leader but also a better person, e better husband or wife a better son or daughter and a better friend. Thanks for the message Robin.

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    Cris5y UPLAND, CA, United States 03-01-17
    Cris5y UPLAND, CA, United States 03-01-17 Member Since 2017

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    "Good info"

    Had great tips and useful information. He talked a little too fast for my taste, but overall, a good quick listen.

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    The Lovely Rod Adelaide, South Australia 02-24-17
    The Lovely Rod Adelaide, South Australia 02-24-17

    I suffer an Audio Addiction & professionally review audiobooks for 2 sites. I've been a professional reviewer for 30+ years. Please enquire!

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    "Clear, concise and valuable advice"

    If you breathe, you're a leader. Everyone is. Leadership is about putting people first and doing what's right, not just what's easiest. It's about making people feel valued, respected and heard, whether it be staff or customers.

    This is the mantra of Robin Sharma, who presents his ideas on what extraordinary leadership is about. Much of what he says has been heard before, but he also has some unique ideas and offers clarity on some tried and true facts and habits.

    Sharma is very quotable and, while this may be scoffed at by many, it’s a simple fact that quotable slogans do help people remember and can inspire action. Good advertising slogans are short, catchy and quotable. Life’s lessons should be no different.

    In Extraordinary Leadership, Sharma points out factors that seem to target those wanting to enter a leadership role. His language and examples are clear, concise and valuable. For those already in a leadership role, one would hope they already possess these skills, but we live in a far-from-perfect world so his advice should act as either a valuable resource or a good reminder.

    He points out that, when it comes to having to be unpopular, the price of discipline is always easier than the pain of regret. Leaders should not be afraid to speak up and provide tough love to guide their staff. Leaders should have a bias for action, consciously avoiding complacency or arrogance in the wake of success, and always stay hungry for continuous improvement.

    Sharma also reminds us of the value of both staff and customers, who should never be taken for granted. Given the customer focus of most businesses, this is a particularly important factor because it notes that staff are equally important – without them, there would be no customer service.

    Expanding from staff to strategic leadership, Sharma also expounds the idea that the greatest risk is not taking a risk. Leaders should not be afraid to fail. By embracing failure as a step to success, leaders are taking control of the situation and understanding that success does not always come the first time.

    Perhaps the most important lesson in Sharma’s monologue is the idea of self-leadership. He asks if you to question if can do good and be a source of energy and passion for your team if you don't feel good about yourself? To be an extraordinary human being you have to run your life from the inside out, committing to lifelong learning, getting up early because it gives you time for yourself to nourish your mind, body and spirit, and leaving a legacy in your wake.

    Sharma’s lessons are clear, concise and valuable. He’s a great guest speaker and this recording captures that clarity. Read more of my reviews on my audiobook review site at SaidNotRead dot wordpress dot com. In the meantime, Extraordinary Leadership is a worthwhile investment, particularly for those seeking to build their leadership skills.

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    Ryan Jorgensen 02-24-17 Member Since 2015
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    "short, and too much self promotion"

    It felt a bit like an infomercial for his other stuff. Not that the advice was poor, but it was brief, and then he encourages you to buy a subscription to his other material.

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    Alethia Hendley 02-20-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Love it."

    I absolutely loved the message in this book. Thank you. I am going to listen to it again right now.

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    Tanith 01-27-17
    Tanith 01-27-17
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    "inspiring!!"

    Robin has made me want to be more. listen to this!!!!! It put things in great perspective.

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  • Andy499
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    "Lots of rambling garbage - lack of content"

    He spends the first half of this telling you about things he's going to tell you . Very boring . Half an hour of my life I'll never get back

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  • Rachael
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    "loved this"

    feeling very inspired now to go to work and be a better person.
    I cried at the part about the washer woman who gave away her money

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  • shereen
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    "Empowering"

    A truly insightful & empowering book. Listening to this makes me want to be the best person I can be.

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  • Piotr
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    "Motivates you 2 b... like in a title"

    not scientific, not unique, not revolutionary. though, you will listen from the very first minute to the last one, you will enjoy motivational speaker style, you may finally reflect and do right changes. it can be your important small step forward or mental revolution. worth to take a risk and test yourself.

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    What did you like most about Extraordinary Leadership?

    The message that we are all leaders and leadership is fundamental to everyone


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Extraordinary Leadership?

    It's humanness


    What about the narrator’s performance did you like?

    His voice is gentle and unassuming


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    The wrestler/guru (read on and you will understand)


    Any additional comments?

    This is easy to listen to and has quick things to get you thinking and changing straight away. Am definitely going to read more of his work after listening to this.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Ealing, London
    11/9/15
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    "no real content."

    no real content, just a really long infomercial about the services you can subscribe to.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Ganesh
    1/14/15
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    "Excellent for self motivation"

    Excellent book for self development, really liked the presentation, it's always enjoyable to listen to Robin Sharma

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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