- Paperback: 256 pages
- Publisher: Profile Books; Main edition (18 July 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1846685001
- ISBN-13: 978-1846685002
- Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.3 x 19.6 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 201,620 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Lessons from the Top: The three universal stories that all successful leaders tell Paperback – 18 Jul 2013
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Gavin Esler brings to his writing the same insight and intelligence he brings to his work on TV. Excellent advice for those telling the stories, and those hearing them (Alastair Campbell)
A must-read for all aspiring leaders and speechmakers. Insightful and fascinating - I loved it! (Lord Digby Jones)
A book full of great stories which you'll immediately want to share. He's a superb guide to this vital subject (Philip Delves Broughton, author of 'Ahead of the Curve: Two Years at Harvard Business School')
Fascinating. This book will help you understand how great stories work. (Philip Collins, former chief speech writer for Tony Blair)
Should you happen to be a young person with dreams of being a charismatic political leader, or should you merely want to know how these people persuaded others to see them as they saw themselves, Esler can tell you a lot, in only 250 pages (Independent)
[an] insightful, anecdote-packed book (Mail on Sunday)
This brilliant book has some of the greatest tales of the past two centuries (Press Association)
One of Britain's leading journalists reveals first-hand insights into getting to the top, from the world's most successful leaders.See all Product description
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I would recommend this to anybody who aspires to be a better leader, to improve their business or organisation, or to help them connect with clients and other interested parties.
I shall be returning to this book on many occasions
His insights into the techniques of effective leadership communication go past mere reporting of what he has observed. He proposes a theory that is solidly based and relevant to the third age of political communication. Aspiring politicians could learn a great deal from reading this book.
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This is a very good book for any person in the marketing and communication fields. In fact any professional keen on strategy should read this book. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Bongani Motsa
A fabulous book- and pass it on when you have read it- unquestionably there are lessons I all here in any size business and the style and presentation was engaging- I read I in a... Read morePublished on 8 Oct. 2014 by avid british reader
Wonderfully writen. Very easy read and lots of inside ``secrets``.
VERY VERY well researched by Gavin Esler. All in all, an excellent read.