Make every communication count - with a simple, four-step speaking model.
Whether it's among colleagues at lunch or an audience of 1000, a leader's role is to move and inspire others. It's not only the big occasions that test a leader's mettle, but the little ones as well - in a casual conversation in the elevator, in phone calls, or one of many incidental, seemingly "insignificant" interactions in everyday work life.
Written by one of the world's leading communications coaches, Speaking as a Leader shows you how to make the most of your daily communications, creating a presence on the job as a genuine and constant leader.
In this eye-opening guide, aspiring (and established) leaders can enhance their reputations and influence by following a few simple steps.
Speaking as a Leader:
With Speaking as a Leader, you'll learn to tap into your innate leadership skills at every occasion - whether small or large - and earn the sort of respect that creates devoted friends and passionate supporters.
©2012 Judith Humphrey (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
This is the first book I listened at a faster rate, x1.25. The content in this book is excellent. I would not call this book inspirational. It will serve as a good how-to guide to help you improve your communication skills as a leader. You may want to begin with Simon Sinik's book, "Start with Why."
This book is packed full of practical and inspirational tips to help us speak as leaders. While many tips are so simple they are almost "common sense", it is the how the book is arranged, that walks you through the process of speaking as a strong leader. I have my entire executive team reading this book!
Leaders speak to inspire not to inform
I enjoyed the concept of the book. The narration was the only thing that bothered me some bc I felt like she was a smoker. -That may just be a personal problem though.
I really wish I would have been taking notes while listening. Many points I already do but there were still lots of thought provoking ideas here. I would recommend this book for anyone who deals with people regardless of where you are in an organization.
As a 30 year old manager I found this book extremely boring and not providing me with any unique or useful information. Maybe as a sophomore in college this would be useful
fabulous book! great ideas on be a leader anywhere you are at in life. The skills shared re: speaking are even better and nice to follow and take in.
was the way it shared the skills and things I could implement right away
oh hell yeah!
Great read for everyone and anyone, to just be in a community!!!
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