E5 P2 : Susan Scott

Episode Information

In the conclusion of Kathleen’s conversation with bestselling author and leadership development architect Susan Scott, Susan breaks down what makes a fierce conversation and why a difficult discussion requires a true presence.

To connect with Susan, go to FierceInc.com.  Susan’s bestseller, Fierce Conversations, and her latest book, Fierce Love, are available on Amazon and wherever books are sold.

About Susan Scott: Susan is a bestselling author and leadership development architect who has enabled top executives worldwide to engage in vibrant dialogue with one another, with their employees, and with their customers for two decades.

Susan and her company are committed to large-scale and individual transformation through the principles set forth in Susan’s books and her company’s customized corporate training programs.

For 13 years, Susan ran think tanks for CEOs and designed and delivered training to peers working with CEOs in 18 countries. Fierce Conversations — Achieving Success at Work and in Life, One Conversation at a Time, was published in 4 countries and, shortly thereafter, was listed in The Wall Street Journal and was one of USA TODAY’S top 40 business books of 2002.

Her much anticipated second book — Fierce Leadership: A Bold Alternative to the Worst “Best” Practices of Business Today hit The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times bestseller lists.

Susan is a popular and sought-after Fortune 100 public speaker, and renowned leadership development architect.

Known for her bold yet practical approach to executive coaching and leadership development, Susan has been challenging people to say the things that are hard to say for over two decades. Over the past two decades, she has shared her expertise with clients through her keynote presentations, TedX Talks. She holds a Bachelor of Art degree in English from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.