Encore OTS 158: The Essence of Influence – Bob Burg

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Today’s guest is a sought-after speaker who has shared the platform with everyone from today’s business leaders and broadcast personalities to even a former U.S. President. 

A prolific author of books on sales, marketing, and influence, for years he was best known for his book “Endless Referrals” – that is until he released “The Go-Giver” a business parable he co-authored. It joined The Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek Bestseller lists, sold over 850,000 copies, has been translated into 28 languages, and inspired a book series. The most recent parable in the Go-Giver Series is The Go-Giver Influencer.

The American Management Association named him one of the Top 30 Leaders in Business and he was named one of the Top 200 Most Influential Authors in the World by Richtopia.

Please join me in welcoming Bob Burg. 

Discover the keys to effective leadership and influence with renowned speaker and author Bob Burg as he shares invaluable insights and experiences in this engaging episode.

In this episode, we discuss:

⭐ Bob discusses the essence of leadership as a collaborative endeavor, where aligning personal and collective goals is paramount for success.

⭐ Gain insights from his journey as he navigates the nuances of transitioning from sales to leadership positions, offering valuable lessons in adaptation and growth.

⭐ Discover Bob’s perspective on effective leadership, advocating for a shift from coercive “push” tactics to empowering “pull” strategies that inspire genuine engagement and commitment.

⭐ Explore his nuanced understanding of influence as he distinguishes between manipulation and persuasion, shedding light on ethical practices that foster authentic connections and meaningful relationships.

Unlock the secrets of success with Bob Burg, where every listener becomes a Go-Giver in the game of influence!


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