Rise to the top of your industry through engaging, authentic communicationin person and online
Great communication is what separates leaders who make it to the top of their organizations. . What are the secrets to owning the room in every situation? You need to know how to engage your audience, tell great stories, ace media interviews, field questions with confidence, and build your brand with a strong social media presence.
You can do all this and moreand Speak Like a CEO will get you there. One of today’s most respected experts in leadership communication, Suzanne Bates provides the tools, insights, and practice you need to build your influence by communicating the right way at the right timeevery time.
Bates walks you through the steps of creating a compelling message, overcoming the pressure to perform, and impressing everyone with a relaxed, comfortable, yet professional, engaging style.
Don’t fall for the myth that you either have speaking talent or you don’t. Bates has proven time after time that you can master speaking in every situation if you have the tools. She demystifies the process of preparing to speak to a packed auditorium and making a team meeting productive, simplifying the complex for every audience even on Twitter and other social media platforms. This timeless guide provides everything you need to deliver a powerful, memorable message that captures the hearts and minds of your audience.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Suzanne Bates is a pioneer in the field of strategic communication and leadership, and author of numerous books. A TV news anchor for 20 years, she led the research and development of the first science-based model and assessment of executive presence now used in 40 countries.
Table of Contents
Preface to the Paperback Edition
Preface to the Hardcover Edition
Part 1: The Secrets: What CEOs and Leaders Know
1. What It Means to Speak like a CEO (the Ones You Really Admire)
2. Eight Secrets of Successful CEOs and Leaders Who Speak Well
3. You're as Good as You Decide to Be
4. What You Can Learn from Ten Thousand Leaders and Working on TV for Twenty Years
5. the Eight Most Frequent Mistakes People Make in Front of Crowds and Cameras
6. The Authenticity Gap: Why the Real You Must Shine Through
7. Taking Stock: How Do Your Skills Add Up?
8. Creating a Plan: Leaders Know It's the Way to Get Farther, Faster
Part 2: The Situations: A Survival Guide for the Events Where You Must Speak and Be Great
11. Q&A Sessions: Thinking on Your Feet
12. Media Interviews
13. Leading Meetings
Part 3: The Strategies: Become a Great Speaker by Making a Plan and Working It
15. Ten Things You Can Do to Guarantee Success
16. Five Coaching Plans
Appendix A: Checklists
Appendix B: Frequently Asked Questions
Appendix C: Resources and Recommended Reading
Appendix D: Communication and Leadership
Appendix E: The Gettysburg Address: Abraham Lincoln
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
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