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The Language of Leaders
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The Language of Leaders
How Top CEOs Communicate to Inspire, Influence and Achieve Results
Creators: Kevin Murray
Publisher: Kogan Page
Pub. date: 11/03/2011
Lib. SRP: 55.33 USD
Ret. SRP: 22.13 USD
Format: Kindle Book
ASIN: B006484LVG
DRM Level: Amazon Kindle
Min. Version: Amazon Kindle
File size: 0 KB
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   Business, Nonfiction
Keywords:
   Business Communication
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Short Description:
   

The difference between competent communication and inspiring communication can be the difference between poor performance and outstanding results. The traditional model for what constitutes a good leader is changing and CEO's and HR professionals now say the ability to understand, motivate and inspire others is the characteristic that is most important when recruiting senior leaders. Based on original interviews with an extraordinary list of 60 top leaders from a wide range business sectors, The Language of Leaders provides a unique insight into how they have responded to the demands of a transparent world, reports on what they have learned, and creates a lexicon for successful communication. Their message is resoundingly clear - communication is a now a crucial top three skill of leadership. It is only through mastering this skill that leaders can effectively engage with people within and outside an organization and ultimately build trust - the essential pre-requisite of...

Full Description:
   

The difference between competent communication and inspiring communication can be the difference between poor performance and outstanding results. The traditional model for what constitutes a good leader is changing and CEO's and HR professionals now say the ability to understand, motivate and inspire others is the characteristic that is most important when recruiting senior leaders. Based on original interviews with an extraordinary list of 60 top leaders from a wide range business sectors, The Language of Leaders provides a unique insight into how they have responded to the demands of a transparent world, reports on what they have learned, and creates a lexicon for successful communication. Their message is resoundingly clear - communication is a now a crucial top three skill of leadership. It is only through mastering this skill that leaders can effectively engage with people within and outside an organization and ultimately build trust - the essential pre-requisite of success. Filled with actionable lessons and insights from leading CEOs of high-profile global organisations, The Language of Leaders is a book that anybody in a leadership position, or who aspires to lead, should read and keep on their desks.

Creator Marketing:
  Kevin Murray     
      Kevin Murray specializes in strategic communications, reputation management and leadership communications coaching. He has almost 40 years' experience in communications, first as a journalist, then in corporate communications and now in consultancy as Chairman of the Bell Pottinger Group, the Public Relations Division of Chime Communications, a London-based international marketing services company. For the past three decades, Kevin has been advising chairmen and chief executives of global organizations and provided personal coaching for many of these leaders, helping them to be more effective communicators. Previously, he was the director of Communications for British Airways and, before that, director of corporate affairs for the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. He started his career as a crime reporter on The Star newspaper in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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