A master of how influence really works, former Congressman Marty Russo gives audiences a specific road map for how to use influence to cut through obstacles and make a difference. He draws on years of serving as a congressional leader, deputy whip, results-driven lobbyist and entrepreneur.
Marty Russo is a dynamic speaker and master storyteller who relates riveting insider tips and leadership lessons from the world of politics. Audiences love his candid, Chicago-style straight talk on how to exercise more influence in public debates, leadership, teams and daily life. Known for his many close relationships among movers and shakers across the world of all political persuasions, Russo delivers a world-class perspective on how things really get done in a complex world.
In today’s collaborative work environments, leaders can no longer expect “chain of command” behavior to work. Instead, learning how to exercise influence is the key to energizing team-oriented workforces to work together and compete globally. Russo’s involvement in young leader programs for domestic and international groups is an exciting transfer of insider knowledge from an “old pro” to the next generation. He frequently provides articles that can be disseminated to accompany and reinforce his message of how to have more influence.