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Influence is the Value Force of Leadership

Lead Change Blog

This post is part of our 2017 Lead Change Group Guest Blogger Series. Today we are pleased to share a post from Jeff Thurston.

How To Avoid Sexual Temptation At The Office

Joseph Lalonde

As a married man, I am committed to remaining faithful to my wife. That means I have to constantly evaluate my thoughts. Even in the workplace. To you.

5 Secrets to Find Success as an Introvert

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. link]. Career Development Personal Development introvert personal branding success

The Speed of Change is Relative

Ron Edmondson

A huge reminder to leaders attempting change This is a reminder to leaders who are attempting to lead change. It’s simple, but it is powerful.

How to Create Line of Sight For Your Employees


To drive engagement, help employees personalize strategy and understand how they fit in. Said another way, they don’t get how they fit in.

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151: Work Smarter, Not Harder – Productivity Hacks to Get More & Better Work Done in Less Time | with David Burkus

Engaging Leader

Based on interviews with those experts, David has compiled a free ebook called Work Smarter, Not Harder, […] Engaging Leader™ Productivity

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Interview: The Integration of Change Management and Knowledge Management

Change Starts Here

After a brief hiatus, the Influence Change at Work show is back! Listen in to hear the […]. Change Management

High-Potential Leaders

Coaching Tip

What "High Potential" Means Now. Everyone has potential to grow, but not everyone, has the potential to lead a large, complex organization in the near and distant future. Today's high potential leaders, or "hipos," must be able to identify the untapped opportunities their companies will pursue and mobilize in the organization. Ask the Coach .

The Most Desirable Employee Benefits

Harvard Business Review

In today’s hiring market, a generous benefits package is essential for attracting and retaining top talent. According to Glassdoor’s 2015 Employment Confidence Survey, about 60% of people report that benefits and perks are a major factor in considering whether to accept a job offer. As part of our study, we gave 2,000 U.S.

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The Rise of AI Makes Emotional Intelligence More Important

Harvard Business Review

The booming growth of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), like most transformational technologies, is both exciting and scary. As machine learning continues to grow, we all need to develop new skills in order to differentiate ourselves. But which ones? But this is just the beginning of the disruption. Analyze the data.

Crime and Punishment


The trailers for: " Lone Star " " 2 Days in the Valley " " Blood Simple " " Fargo " " Twilight " " The General's Daughter


Sleep-Deprived Judges Dole Out Harsher Punishments

Harvard Business Review

One of the unpleasant aspects of being a manager is that you have to deal with employees who engage in punishable offenses, such as taking credit for another employee’s work, blaming someone else for a mistake, harassing a coworker, or violating company policies. Sleep-deprived people are more likely to interpret stimuli in a negative manner.

Global Refugee Crisis: Two Sides


Reprise : The Munk Debate on the Global Refugee Crisis features Mark Steyn and Nigel Farage versus Louise Arbour and Simon Schama. Well worth the tim

You Should Consider Buying a Small Business. But When?

Harvard Business Review

For the past five years, we have taught a course at Harvard Business School that prepares students to search for, purchase, and run a small business. Here is the rub: Only one or two of those students have, to our knowledge, actually left their jobs after a few years to start searching. Here’s what we’ve found. That is really hard.

Knowing's Restrictions


Knowing is fine, but we should also try to know what we do not know. Knowing is insatiable, but the feast should eventually end so action can be take

A Proven Method to Lock in Meetings with Consulting Prospects

David A Fields

Consultants and consulting firm leaders are still trying to secure appointments with their prospects as if they’re in the stagecoach era.

More Dewey Crowe, Please


Wired in 2015 assembled some gifs from Justified. If you've never seen that series, you should quickly remedy that


Quote of the Day


Public funders - and eventually private funders as well - will migrate away from organizations with stirring stories alone toward well-managed organizations that can also demonstrate meaningful, lasting impact. Mario Morino

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Blinded by the bomb-flash and numbed by the narcotic injection, he could not estimate the extent of his injuries, but he knew that he was dying. Around him, in the darkness, voices sounded as through a thick wall. from Time and Time Again by H. Beam Piper