Monday, September 22, 2008

The Encore Effect by Mark Sanborn


Summary: Everyone wants to make a difference in the world, but most have no idea how to maximize their impact. In The Encore Effect, best-selling author and leadership expert Mark Sanborn provides the answer. He leads readers in six practices that will move them beyond excellence to distinction and from mundane to memorable. These principles guide readers to draw on their passion and devote themselves to preparation, practice, presentation, polishing, and finally, avoiding pitfalls. When readers follow these principles they will find that people are attracted to them. More importantly, they’ll find that they now have an influence over others that can impact lives for eternity.


By following the six principles of The Encore Effect, readers can:

Deliver a remarkable performance in everything they do

Elevate the performance of the people they lead and influence

Extend and deepen the impact they have on others—even for eternity.
THE ENCORE EFFECT offers motivating advice on how to achieve not just a strong performance, but a remarkable one. Mark Sanborn provides the tools to keep our audiences applauding for more. His methods for a remarkable performance include:

Passion: The Fuel for Remarkable Performance
Preparation: Where Remarkable Performance Begins
Practice: It Won’t Make You Perfect, but It Will Make You Better
Performance: How to Engage Your Audience
Polish: Making Your Performance Shine
My Review: I am not finished but I will update when I am done. So far it looks very promising.
Author Bio: Mark Sanborn is the best-selling author of The Fred Factor and You Don’t Need a Title to Be a Leader. An internationally acclaimed motivational speaker, Sanborn is president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea studio for leadership development. Having served as president of two national organizations, he regularly keynotes meetings in the United States and abroad—speaking on leadership, team building, customer service, and mastering change. He and his family live near Denver , Colorado .

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