BECOME AN AGENDA MOVER™ AND MAKE THINGS HAPPEN.

In the world of rapid change, turf, and networks, the test of leadership is moving your agenda and putting your ideas in place. Whether developing your ideas or agendas in an organization or by yourself, the challenge is to execute for results.

MASTER THE SKILLS OF THE AGENDA MOVER™

ANTICIPATE

Map the stakeholders, understand intentions, and overcome resistance.

MOBILIZE

Focus the message, justify the agenda, and establish credibility and support.

NEGOTIATE

Pitch ideas, establish benefits for others, manage the stage, and get the buy-in.

SUSTAIN

Create traction, manage with agility, and reinforce the campaign mindset.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Samuel Bacharach, the McKelvey-Grant Professor at Cornell University, is the cofounder of the New York City–based Bacharach Leadership Group. He is the author of more than twenty books and numerous academic articles. With his colleagues at BLG, Bacharach develops and delivers training programs that enhance the core skills of pragmatic leadership, focusing on leadership as execution. Among his previous books are Get Them on Your Side and Keep Them on Your Side. He is a frequent speaker on the topic of leadership, and he is a regular columnist for Inc.

Book Reviews & Testimonials

“Professor Bacharach takes the abstract concept of leadership and provides a practical guide to producing results in the modern organization. The Agenda Mover clearly explains how the combination of technical competence and political acumen can be used to make a great idea reality.  This is a must read for every executive.

– Rob Manfred

Commissioner of Major League Baseball

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BLG LEADERSHIP BOOKS

BLG Pragmatic Leadership™ Books are published by the Cornell University Press and each volume is practitioner orientated, academically grounded, and emphasizes specific skills of execution that leaders at all levels need to master. Upcoming volumes will focus on innovation, negotiation, agile teams, and leading with empathy.