Advance Praise for 12 Steps to Power Presence
Great read! In less than an hour you can elevate your leadership
game and learn what it takes most leaders a lifetime of leading to
understand! 12 Steps to Power Presence takes 12 books and rolls
them into one small book that all healthcare leaders should read.
—RICK HENVEY, Regional COO, Parkview Health System
With this brief book, Baldoni brings practical clarity to the often
undefined topic of executive presence. He manages to drill deep,
while highlighting the absolute essentials along the way. The result
is critical reading for anyone who aspires to be in a position of
influence . . . and why Baldoni is my favorite writer on the subject
of leadership.
—TIM MORIN, CEO, WJM Associates, Inc.
So much is written about leadership, but little of it has the direct,
practical type of wisdom that leaders (and aspiring leaders) need.
John Baldoni’s 12 Steps to Power Presence meets this important need.
Leadership of course is more than a job title or the official trappings
of power. His discussion of how leaders can use their power in ways
that are positive, constructive, and inclusive abounds with important
insights and useful suggestions.
—STEVEN DANIEL, Ph.D., Director of Program Planning,
The Institute for Management Studies
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How to Assert Your Authority to Lead
John Baldoni
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