- Hardcover: 192 pages
- Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (September 19, 2018)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1119523346
- ISBN-13: 978-1119523345
- Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.9 x 9.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 7 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #557,433 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Complacency is the enemy of every leader. If you have a visionfor yourself, your team and your organizationyou owe it to yourself to access the language that replaces complacency with results. Leadership Language is a language of authenticity. Connection. Engagement. A language of words, demonstrated in actions, and delivering an impact that can't be denied.
Whether you are an actual or aspirational leader, your words and actions will drive your resultseither into the stratosphere, or into the ditch.
Beyond the likes, tweets and swipes are the connections that really matter. True influence starts with connectionand the realization that leadership lives inside all of us. There's never been a greater need for a clear understanding of how you can lead others, and share your own vision, whatever that vision might be. Whether you tweet it or tell it, you deserve a conversation that cuts through the noise.
This book is your personal guide into what leadership means, and where leadership can truly thrive. Inside you will find the antidote for the complacency in your career, your relationships and your companyas you discover the dialogue that brings your ideas to life.
Unlike other leadership books, filled with the same old tips and techniques, Leadership Language puts a fresh focus on the intrinsic and powerful source of innovation, inspiration, and impact. You will learn how to access the authentic confidence that is irresistible to others and use the language that is the source of real influence, and effectiveness. Discover how your authenticity and vulnerability can inspire others to exceed expectations, achieve more and be more.
Because complacency is never your destination.
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Praise for Leadership Language
"Chris Westfall helped me develop and deliver the presentation that changed my life." J. EMILIO CANO, winner on season one of Shark Tank: Australia
"Breakthrough communications strategies that can change the conversation and change your results."DAVID HORSAGER, New York Times bestselling author of The Trust Edge
"Chris has a gift. Period. What makes Chris unique is his ability in teaching that skill to others." DR. BRANDON SWEENEY, PHD, co-founder of Essentium Technologies and winner of the Rice Business Plan Competition
"Great book!Leadership Language is more than a 'how to' path to superior communication strategies. It's a roadmap for saving precious time. When everyone is in the same lane; confusion is eliminated, synergy is enhanced, and time is on your side." VINCE POSCENTE, New York Times bestselling author of The Age of Speed
"If you want to increase your ability to influence others and make powerful change, read this book now." DORIE CLARK, author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, adjunct professor, Duke University Fuqua School of Business
"A remarkable, imaginative, and life-changing book. During my forty years as a journalist, I simply figured that the great leaders I interviewed all possessed some intangible, unteachable ability to inspire those around them. It just never occurred to me that leadership could be taught. Then I read Leadership Language." SKIP HOLLANDSWORTH, executive editor, Texas Monthly magazine, author of Midnight Assassin and co-writer of the movie, Bernie
"Make Leadership Language an asset to your organization. Effective communication is the only way to drive results, operational efficiency and impact. You have to account for leadership if you want to influence others. This book will show you how to do that, and more." CURT VANDERMEER, president and CEO, Endangered Species Chocolate
"Masterful. Chris provides you with simple, powerful, effective strategies for quieting the noise. Read this book and accelerate your leadership transformation."KAREN MANGIA, vice president, Customer and Market Insights, Salesforce
"A brave look at where leadership lives. This book changes the conversation around impact, and what influence really means. There's never been a greater need for clear-headed leadership, and this book is your access point for new results." JAY WINN, vice president, Ogilvy New York
"Engaging stories and insights! Chris has a wonderful ability to inspire and connect. His message helps leaders to focus on their people and their clientsthat approach is foundational to our business." CHIP CLARKE, president, Americas, Transwestern