Posts from April 2012

Winning Hearts and Minds at a National Level

Posted on Sunday April 29, 2012 in | 6167 Comment(s)

Marrakech Mosque at Sunset

Over the past 8 months I have had the good fortune to spend time in Beijing, Paris, Zurich, and Marrakech, Morocco, speaking with leaders of governments, the military, religious institutions, humanitarian organizations, universities, and other social institutions.  And in my travels I detected something I hadn’t noticed before: a meaningful deterioration in the regard with which the United States is held.  Not about particular events, but a general decline in respect and admiration.  Not of Americans, but of the nation’s role in the world. 

I’ll blog about this more later, but Sunday’s New York Times has a series of pieces that prompt me to revisit those observations and also to use them as a teachable moment to illustrate some key principles from my latest book.

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The Book is Now Available!

Posted on Sunday April 29, 2012 in | 0 Comment(s)


I am pleased to announce that The Power of Communication: Skills to Build Trust, Inspire Loyalty, and Lead Effectively is now in circulation.

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Publication of The Power of Communication

Posted on Monday April 16, 2012 in News | 10557 Comment(s)

I’m very pleased to announce the pending publication of my new book, The Power of Communication: Skills to Build Trust, Inspire Loyalty, and Lead Effectively.  It is being published by FT Press/Pearson

The formal publication date is May 6, but pre-orders are available now for both print and e-books, individual or bulk orders. E-book versions will be available April 26 directly from FT Press.   Amazon says that pre-ordered books should be received by customers in New York by May 9.  Bulk orders at a discount can be made at CEO Read.

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