Why Should the Boss Listen to You?: The Seven Disciplines of the Trusted Strategic Advisor
This is a book about gaining influence and becoming a key trusted advisor. It is for everyone who advises leaders and senior managers (accounting, finance, human resources, IT, law, marketing, public relations, security, and strategic planning) and for outside consultants in these functional staff areas. It's also for operations people yearning to finally be heard and heed...more
Hardcover, 188 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Jossey-Bass
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Interesting concepts for individuals that position themselves as advisors to organization leaders. I wrote down the 3 minute drill as a take away. I like to share information in concise ways and his six steps to position your opinion was valuable
This was probably the best "Business Self-Help" book I have read, ever. Mr. Lukaszewski comes from practical experience and provides easy to understand concepts and advice on how to be a trusted advisor. While I found some of the material to be common sense and ratified my current methods, much of it was eye opening and I definitely get to change my approach from here on out. I borrowed this one from the library, AND I'm pretty sure I'm going to order it from Amazon as I want to have it on hand...more