DR. JOHN DALY is the Liddell Professor in the College of Communication, Distinguished Teaching Professor, and TCB Professor of Management at the University of Texas at Austin. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on topics such as interpersonal communication, organizational behavior, and advocacy and persuasion. He has won every major undergraduate teaching award at the University of Texas.
He has published more than one hundred scholarly articles, and completed nine books, including, most recently, Advocacy: Championing Ideas and Influencing Others (Yale) as well as The SAGE Handbook of Interpersonal Communication. He has served as President of the National Communication Association and on the Board of Directors of the International Communication Association and the International Customer Service Association. His work has appeared in major popular outlets like the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times.
He has worked with Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Marriott, American Airlines, Roche, Amgen, Pfizer, Astra-Zeneca, State Farm, Kraft, ExxonMobil, Shell, Texas Instruments, UPS, FedEx-Kinkos, 3M, Dell, IBM, AT&T, USAA, Prudential, and Samsung, among many others.
Championing Your Ideas at Work: Becoming Your Own Best Advocate
with Dr. John Daly
Ideas matter. Innovations can change the future of companies. But in any organization, having good ideas is never enough. Those ideas also need to be “marketed” within companies. No matter what their functional role, executives and managers must regularly sell ideas to decision-makers, peers,...