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Part 1: Communication
Chapter 1: Listen Like Leitha
Eyes, Empathy, Encouragement (Oh My!)
“In the Moment,” “I Am Not the Focus”
Time and Take Notes
Head and Heart
Chapter 2: Speaking with Influence
The Power of Speech
The Audience and You
Influence through Stories
The Power of Visualization
A Speech Outline
Are You Nervous?
You Are the Message
Four Steps to Successful Speaking
Chapter 3: The Importance of Questions
Don't Answer Your Own Questions
Open-Ended versus Closed-Ended Questions
Part 2: Leading Teams
Chapter 4: The Abdication of Accountability
Wall Street…No Accountability
Chapter 5: Building a High-Trust Team
The Power of Teamwork
Why We Join Teams
Team Building—Life or Death
Chapter 6: Leading in Any Position
You…a Person of Influence, a Leader
Chapter 7: Leading the Entitlement Generation
Who Is Generation Y?
Managing Generation Y
Part 3: Productivity
Chapter 8: Prioritize for Productivity
Four Corners of Productivity
Chapter 9: Fourth Quarter Living Decision Making
What's It All About?
Chapter 10: The Power of Focus
What Are You Burning?
Focus and Food
Focus and Technology
Part 4: Personal Development
Chapter 11: Finding Strength in Silence
Leading with Silence
The Art of Thinking
Chapter 12: Rewards of Self-Discipline
Leaders and the Military
About the Author