Wayne Shepherd

Wayne Shepherd is a veteran radio broadcaster with forty-five years of experience as a voice talent, an interviewer, and a radio host of several nationally syndicated radio programs, including the weekly interview program First Person. In addition to his career in radio, he has also been narrating audiobooks for many years with dozens of titles to his credit. Based in Chicago, he serves on the boards of The Far East Broadcasting Company and Mission Eurasia.

  • The Disciplined Leader

    By John Manning

    Read by Wayne Shepherd

    Keeping the Focus on What Really Matters

    How can you focus on the 20% of activities which drive 80% of results?

    Make space on your bookshelf for The Disciplined Leader. John Manning shows any leader, whether CEO or small department manager, how to identify the Vital Few keys to success and hold people accountable, thereby delivering results. The principles and processes are straightforward and can be acted upon immediately. - loyd Lenson, COO, CORT A Berkshire Hathaway Company

    Released December 1, 2015
    English, Unabridged

  • Lift

    By Robert Quinn and Ryan Quinn

    Read by Wayne Shepherd

    The Fundamental State of Leadership

    How can you be a force of positivity in every aspect of your life?

    Released September 1, 2015
    English, Unabridged

  • Theory U (2nd Ed.)

    By Dr. C. Otto Scharmer

    Read by Wayne Shepherd

    Leading from the Future as It Emerges

    What we pay attention to, and how we pay attention, is the key to what we create.

    "In a world burdened with too much information,...Readers will be impressed not only by the depth of theory in this volume but also by the very practical approach that Scharmer provides us for enlarging our human capacity for growth." - Edgar Schein, Sloan Fellows Professor of Management Emeritus

    Released August 15, 2016
    English, Abridged

  • Permission to Speak Freely

    By Doug Crandall and Matt Kincaid, PhD

    Read by Wayne Shepherd

    How the Best Leaders Cultivate a Culture of Candor

    If you're a leader, when your people don't speak up, it's not their problem—it's yours.

    "Permission to Speak Freely is a rare leadership book that entertains and educates. The stories are memorable, the research is meaningful, and the takeaways are immediately actionable." - Adam Grant, Wharton professor and NYT bestselling author of Give and Take

    Released March 20, 2017
    English, Unabridged

  • Your Leadership Story

    By Tim Tobin

    Read by Wayne Shepherd

    Use Your Story to Energize, Inspire, and Motivate

    How can you better understand the dynamic ways your leadership effects others?

    Every leader possesses the raw materials of a compelling leadership story. However, most stories will forever remain untold. This book guides you in creating and conveying your leadership story, thereby making you infinitely more influential in your organization. - Jack Zenger, CEO, Zenger Folkman and bestselling author

    Released December 8, 2015
    English, Unabridged

  • Reinventing Talent Management

    By Edward E. Lawler III

    Read by Wayne Shepherd

    Principles and Practices for the New World of Work (1st Ed.)

    New strategies, new policies, and new practices to revolutionize talent management.

    "At a time of significant change, many of the traditional assumptions of talent management no longer hold. But what are the new assumptions? Who better to help us understand this than Professor Lawler? In this fine and meticulously researched book, he shows the path forward. An absolute must-read for talent management executives." - Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice, London Business School

    Released May 22, 2017
    English, Unabridged

  • Leading with Character and Competence

    By Timothy R. Clark

    Read by Wayne Shepherd

    Moving Beyond Title, Position, and Authority

    You can be a superior leader at any level by balancing the dimensions of character and competence.

    "I have known Tim for nearly twenty years. He never ceases to amaze me with his ability to synthesize and inspire. This book offers powerful guidance for leaders. I am eager to apply what he teaches." - Eric L. Denna, Chief Information Officer, University of Maryland

    Released October 25, 2016
    English, Unabridged