"It is the leader's personal engagement that will inspire commitment and action. In this world of cynicism, the lessons Terry teaches are as timely as they are timeless." - from the Foreword by David Pottruck "This book will make you laugh, cry, and squirm. It will inspire you and it may even scare you. Implementing Terry's advice may require far more courage and discipline than anything else you do as a leader, but if you want to know and do something for yourself that will enrich your character and engage your spirit, then read and use the ideas in Leading Out Loud." - Jim Kouzes, coauthor, The Leadership Challenge, chairman emeritus of the Tom Peters Company "Pearce has written a gem. Leading Out Loud is a superb, enjoyable and practical road map on how we can become effective inspirers of change. Read it and act on it!" - Costas Markides, Robert Bauman Professor of Strategic Leadership, London Business School "Terry Pearce reminds us of the engaging storyteller, or the favorite college teacher. But that's just the point. He teaches us to discard the rhetoric of many public communications, replacing it with something far more powerful: the simple and genuine human voice. Leading Out Loud's teachings will change its readers as well as those they lead." - John Hammergren, chairman and CEO, McKesson Corporation "Leading Out Loud is clear, compelling and comprehensive. Pearce eloquently demonstrates that authenticity is the fundamental success trait of both men and women leaders." - Dr. Judy B. Rosener, professor, Graduate School of Management, University of California, Irvine and author Ways Women Lead "Drawing from a wealth of personal experience and the perspective of his unique skybox on leadership practices and effective leaders, Terry Pearce gives an authentic voice to the to the critical role of leaders in realizing change. This book is like a GPS system for leaders. It points the way, giving gives clear and practical advice on how to achieve results through clear and deep communication." - Jim Hornthal, founder, Preview Travel, Lester Fellow for Entrepreneurship, University of California, Berkeley "Leading Out Loud will become an oft-turned-to handbook when stress is high and the outcome of particular communication is critical." - Mel Bergstein, Founder and CEO, Diamond ClusterPearce, Terry is the author of 'Leading Out Loud Inspiring Change Through Authentic Communications', published 2003 under ISBN 9780787963972 and ISBN 0787963976.