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Leading with Emotional Credibility

  • CIC Cambridge 245 Main Street, Mosaic Room, 3rd Floor Cambridge, MA, 02142 United States (map)

As a leader you can only bend people to your will for so long. Successful leaders benefit from being able to move people to act organically, through a sense of loyalty, trust, connection and even love. Creating an empowered team where people own their results, think for themselves and are ready to follow you anywhere, is not accomplished with brute force, but through building a special kind of credibility. 

As one of the most prolific TED-format trainers in the world, John Bates has been privileged to get to know and work with many accomplished executives. In his work John noticed that when people first take the stage, pitch new clients or take on a new role, they first try to "establish their credibility". However, John asserts that in most of these situations, credibility is already assumed; you have the business card, you were given the stage or the opportunity… and trying to establish credibility on top of that merely serves to tarnish it. In a profound experience, John realized that what truly matters in these instances is not establishing your credibility, but rather, establishing your “Emotional Credibility™" Join us to find out why this is your number one leadership and influence tool and how to wield it effectively. 

John Bates has spoken, hosted and coached for over 35 different worldwide TED and TEDx events. John has been privileged to get to know some of the top leaders in the world - the NASA Astronauts, leaders at Johnson & Johnson, JLABS, Accenture, Boston Scientific, Coca Cola and many others, on a very deep, personal level. The amount of vulnerability, openness, self-reflection and honesty that a well-done TED-format talk requires is second to none. The insights into leadership, success, fulfillment and life that John has gained from his years of experience with this allow him to share some of the biggest, most powerful secrets of truly successful leadership that exist. 

John’s book The Itty Bitty Guide to Being TED-Worthy is due out in the 1st quarter of 2019, see his columns for here (link to: John loves making a difference for those who make a difference. 

9:30 - 10:00 AM: Registration Opens & Networking 
10:00 - 11:00 AM: Presentation 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Discussion and Q&A 
12:00 - 12:45 PM: Networking Lunch 
12:45 PM: Program Close

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