From the Back Cover
REACH OUT, FIRE UP, AND MOTIVATE THE OBAMA WAY
President Barack Obama's remarkable ability to inspire and persuade millions from the podium isn't simply a product of innate ability. It took years of painstaking effort to hone the speaking skills that fueled his rise to the top leadership position on the globe. Using well-practiced public-speaking skills, he not only rouses roaring applause but inspires real change in his listeners.
In this revised and expanded edition of Say It Like Obama and Win!, leadership expert Shel Leanne ("Dr. Shel") explains how to combine oratory, body language, and the fine art of persuasion into a seamless presentation that builds trust and stimulates action. This international bestseller now features even more history-making speeches, including:
2012 State of the Union Address *Remarks on the Death of Osama bin Laden *Middle East Speech . . . "On a New Beginning" * Remarks on Financial Rescue and Reform * Remarks on American Energy
After reading this updated edition, you will come away with the skill to motivate individuals, teams, or an entire workforce to embrace your vision and put it to work.
About the Author
Prior to launching her company, Shel Leanne gained experience working for McKinsey & Company and for Morgan Stanley in New York and London. She subsequently served as a Full Faculty member at Harvard University from 1997-2001, where she taught courses on social entrepreneurship and organizational design. Since launching her company, Dr. Leanne has given additional talks on succeeding in the business world at Harvard Business School.
A Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Shel Leanne holds a B.A. from Harvard College, and earned Masters and Doctoral degrees from Oxford University.
Shel Leanne enjoys serving on the Board of nonprofits including Beautiful Gate (focused on HIV/AIDS in Africa), Kids with HIV (South Africa) and WorldTeach. She is engaged in the fight against HIV, focusing her work in South Africa and also in Kenya, where she once taught for a summer among the Luo at an all-girls' school, near the rural village where Barack Obama's father was raised.