The Inspiration Code

How the Best Leaders Energize People Every Day

The Inspiration Code

Author: Kristi Hedges
Pub Date: June 2017
Print Edition: $24.95
Print ISBN: 9780814437896
Page Count: 288
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814437902

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Table of Contents



Introduction xi


Present: The Gift of Attention

1. Are You Talking to Me? 3

2. The Stories We Tell Ourselves While We're Falling Apart 21

3. Tricking Your Brain to Open Your Mind 41


Personal: Putting Yourself into It

4. First, Keep it Real 61

5. Lifting Sights Toward Potential 81

6. The Quiet Influence of Listening 97


Passionate: Bringing Heart and Energy

7. Your Energy Is Contagious 121

8. Moving Hearts Before Minds 137

9. Say It Like You Mean It 155


Purposeful: Spotlighting Meaning

10. Purposeful Conversations 177

11. If You're Not Wearing It, You're Not Sharing It 199

12. The Call for Courage 215

Conclusion: You're Already in a Virtuous Cycle 231

Appendix: Leader's Prep Guide to Inspirational Communications 241

Acknowledgments 245

Notes 247

Index 255

About the Author 262

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