"The skills, drills and devices in the book are based on Isis Associates' Signature Voice workshops. If you can't take the workshop, the book offers a sound alternative." -- "SUCCESS" Magazine
"The book is chock full of tables, quizzes and charts to help readers visualize and create action plans."-- 800 CEO READ
ADVANCE PRAISE for "Own the Room"
Jane Brock-Wilson, Managing Director, Berkshire Partners--
""Own the Room" is a must-read for all emerging and experienced leaders who aspire to authentically connect with others, forge relationships, and increase their influence. The authors have provided a practical roadmap and toolkit for building leadership presence from the inside out."
Mary Ellen Joyce, PhD, Senior Director, Brookings Executive Education--
"At last! For years Amy Jen Su and Muriel Maignan Wilkins have been helping leaders at Brookings Executive Education to transform their 'presence.' This book brings their critically important leadership concepts and tools to a broad audience in terms that are clear, concise, and actionable."
Suzanne Richards, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, Freddie Mac--
"Amy Jen Su and Muriel Maignan Wilkins have finally given a descriptive voice--a "signature voice"--to what has been a frustratingly elusive concept. This book provides step-by-step guidance and a fresh, workable approach to identifying and making the most of one's authentic self."
Joel von Ranson, Partner, Spencer Stuart--
"This is a unique and powerful book that explains the major components of leadership and effective business communication. What's special about the authors' approach is that it links professional success to accessing the unique formula in each of us . . . our signature voice."
Bob Raidt, Executive Vice President and Worldwide Account Head, Leo Burnett USA --
""Own the Room" demystifies the notion of executive leadership 'presence.' Using a practical model and instructive c
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About the Author
Amy Jen Su is managing partner and cofounder of Isis Associates, an executive training and coaching firm. She is a frequently sought-after executive coach and speaker on issues of leadership presence, communications excellence, and executive endurance--factors critical to a leader's performance success. She has a proven track record helping senior leaders clearly articulate their personal and organizational vision, maintain their personal best amid change and complexity, and influence key constituencies.
Muriel Maignan Wilkins is managing partner and cofounder of Isis Associates. Muriel is an executive coach, a strategy expert, and a frequent speaker on issues of leadership communication. She specializes in helping leaders develop in the areas of executive presence, role transitions, and relationship management. She has served senior-level clients across a number of industries including management consulting, private equity, biotech, and financial services. Muriel was recognized by the "Washington Business Journal" as one of the metro-DC area's "Top Minority Business Leaders."
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