HBR's 10 Must Reads on Communication (with featured article "The Necessary Art of Persuasion," by Jay A. Conger)

  • 6h 59m 26s
  • Deborah Tannen, Harvard Business Review, Nick Morgan, Robert B. Cialdini
  • Gildan Media
  • 2022

The best leaders know how to communicate clearly and persuasively. How do you stack up?

If you read (or listen to) nothing else on communicating effectively, listen to these ten articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you express your ideas with clarity and impact—no matter what the situation.

Leading experts such as Deborah Tannen, Jay Conger, and Nick Morgan provide the insights and advice you need to: pitch your brilliant idea—successfully; connect with your audience; establish credibility; inspire others to carry out your vision; adapt to stakeholders' decision-making style; frame goals around common interests; and build consensus and win support.

About the Author

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 11 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - Change the Way You Persuade By Gary A Williams and Robert B Miller
  • Chapter 2 - Harnessing the Science of Persuasion By Robert B Cialdini
  • Chapter 3 - The Power of Talk By Deborah Tannen
  • Chapter 4 - The Necessary Art of Persuasion By Jay A. Conger
  • Chapter 5 - Is Silence Killing Your Company? By Leslie Perlow and Stephanie Williams
  • Chapter 6 - How to Become an Authentic Speaker By Nick Morgan
  • Chapter 7 - Telling Tales By Stephen Denning
  • Chapter 8 - How to Pitch a Brilliant Idea by Kimberly D. Elsbach
  • Chapter 9 - The Five Messages Leaders Must Manage By John Hamm
  • Chapter 10 - Taking the Stress Out of Stressful Conversations by Holly Weeks


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