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Peter Guber is the chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment and the Co-Owner of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors. With a 40 year career as an executive and entrepreneur in the entertainment, communications and sports industries, Peter provides market leaders with the tools to lead more persuasively, manage more effectively, inspire greater creativity and foster deeper collaboration.
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Executive, Entrepreneur & #1 New York Times Bestselling Author
Peter Guber is the Chairman and CEO of the multimedia Mandalay Entertainment Group. Prior to Mandalay, Guber was Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Chairman and CEO of Polygram Entertainment, Co-Founder of Casablanca Record & Filmworks as well as President of Columbia Pictures.
Guber produced or executively produced (personally or through his companies) films that garnered five Best Picture Academy Award nominations (winning for Rain Man) and box office hits that include The Color Purple, Midnight Express, Batman, Flashdance and The Kids Are All Right.
Peter Guber is the Owner and Co-executive Chairman of the NBA franchise, the Golden State Warriors. He is as a weekly entertainment and media analyst for Fox Business News and a full professor at UCLA. He serves on the board of directors of Demand Media and is Co-Founder of Geek Chic Daily, which merged with Nerdist Industries to become a multi-platform creator of genre and popular-culture content. Nerdist Industries is a next generation media company which consists of a popular blog at Nerdist.com; a top five comedy/popular culture podcast on iTunes, the Nerdist Channel, a YouTube-financed premium-content channel that features celebrities and hallowed brands, and an upcoming television show on BBC America.
Peter Guber is a noted author for works which include “Inside The Deep” and “Shootout: Surviving Fame and (Mis)Fortune in Hollywood.” Recently, Guber wrote the cover article for the Harvard Business Review titled,” The Four Truths of the Storyteller” and has also authored op-ed pieces for the San Francisco Chronicle and the New York Times. In March 2011, Guber released his third book, Tell To Win – Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story, which instantly became a #1 New York Times bestseller.
Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story
The ability to tell a purposeful story well is a highly powerful and vastly underutilized professional business tool. It is indeed the secret sauce that can propel your success – whether you are an executive, entrepreneur, sales manager, marketing & communications expert, artist, consultant, inventor, or HR professional.
Unfortunately, by the time most people have entered business, stories, as professional tools, have been dismissed as too soft or suspect and have been replaced by soulless bullets and forgettable data. Yet, only stories and their telling can create the emotional experiences that make the important information embedded within the story memorable, resonant and actionable.
In this entertaining, enlightening and informative presentation, “StoryMan” Peter Guber shares his methodology of how to employ the power of the oral story to:
Takeaways: Learn where to find stories; what type of story works best for you; how to get your audiences’ attention and intention; the most successful story goals; when to drop your “script,” the power of turning “me” into “we,” the secret of relinquishing control of your story and much more.
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