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Suzanne Bates

Suzanne Bates

Suzanne is Managing Director of BTS Boston, and Founder of Bates, a BTS company. She is an internationally recognized thought leader in communicative leadership, and the author of four bestselling business books with McGraw Hill including Speak Like a CEO and All the Leader You Can Be. After a 20+ year career as an award winning television journalist, Suzanne founded Bates in 2000 with a mission to help leaders shape the world by engaging, aligning, and inspiring people to act. In 2013, Suzanne and her team developed and launched the Bates ExPITM, the first research-based, scientifically validated assessment to measure executive presence. She and her team also developed the Leadership Team Performance Index (LTPITM), a groundbreaking model of team performance. She is a sought after speaker and has been featured on the TODAY Show and in the Wall St. Journal, Fortune Magazine, Fast Company, Forbes Magazine, and The Huffington Post, among other publications.

Recent Posts by Suzanne Bates

7 Workplace Priorities for CEOs and Their Leaders in 2021

Announcement: Bates Merger with BTS

Choosing the Next CEO: Why Start Now?

Survey: The Pulse of the Workplace

Displaying Grace Under Pressure

The Case for Transforming Your Sales Culture Now

10 Strategies to Lead your Team to Strong Year End Performance

5 Bold Reasons to Hire a Coach Now: Counterintuitive Advice in Uncertain Times

Summer Reading for Leaders

Advice From a Television News Anchor: How to “Leap Through the Camera” with Virtual Presence

Webinar: Thriving in the Long Game of Pandemic

What is Crisis Leadership? The Art of Balancing Realism with Unfettered Confidence

Webinar: Built to Pivot

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