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The secret language of leadership : how leaders inspire action through narrative

Author: Stephen Denning
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Leaders communicate for the purpose of persuading people to act, not simply to inform. Using multiple examples from a range of organizations, Denning reveals the process of how people make decisions and bring about change.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Denning
ISBN: 9780787987893 0787987891
OCLC Number: 154699490
Description: xxiii, 279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What is transformational leadership? --
Introduction: Ten mistakes transformational leaders make --
The secret language of leadership --
The language of leadership: key enablers --
Articulating a clear, inspiring goal --
The leader's own story: committing to the goal --
Mastering the audience's story --
Cultivating narrative intelligence --
Telling truthful stories --
Leadership presence: the body language of leadership --
The language of leadership: key steps --
Getting people's attention --
Stimulating desire --
Reinforcing with reason --
Continuing the conversation --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Stephen Denning.
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The book introduces the concept of narrative intelligence- an ability to understand and act and react agilely in the quicksilver world of interacting narratives. It shows why this is key to the  Read more...

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