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Posts Tagged: influence
Having a positive attitude accomplishes many “wins” and makes it very easy to get along with others, particularly difficult people, in and outside of the workplace.
So you want to be famous. An expert. The person that gets called for quotes when reporters in your industry need help on a story. You don’t need to have years of experience to get noticed for your expertise and forward-thinking ideas. And even if you’re not dreaming of seeing your name in lights, making… Read more »
Do you want to get more visibility on LinkedIn? Recruiters, potential business partners, and possible leads are searching LinkedIn for people like you – is your profile being found? LinkedIn isn’t just a static site to post your resume or search for jobs, and it’s not just a virtual Rolodex. It’s become a social network… Read more »
Martha Austin is on a mission to restore passion and purpose to our federal government one individual at a time. She is a current federal employee with more than 23 years of service, a leadership instructor, a certified professional coach, and creator of the Conscious Leadership Blueprint ™. She is honored to serve government employees,… Read more »
I know that post title is a little obtuse, but I couldn’t come up with something that captured what I meant. I initially wrote “Hijack My Influence,” but that sounded both like this would be a warning about identity theft and a bragging claim I have influence. So … thanks for reading to get what… Read more »
I just finished reading this article in last month’s Fast Company where the CEO of Pinterest, Ben Silbermann, discusses how Pinterest got started, where it’s at today, and what its future may hold. In it, they highlight some of the ways in which Pinterest defied best practices when they first started – they didn’t include… Read more »
Http://LeonardSipes.Com I was listening to a “Social Media Today” podcast where guest participants addressed the wonders of social media and all things internet. It was a love fest about the power and impact of social and internet use. While I share their enthusiasm about the “potential” of social, we still have a long way to… Read more »
What do all of these people have in common? Albert Einstein Mohandas K. Gandhi Bill Gates Micheal Jackson Martin Luther King, Jr. Oprah Winfrey Influence. “The ability to affect others – seen only in its effect – without the exertion of force or formal authority.” Each one of these individuals knew how to harness the… Read more »
Shawn, HR Manager, recently was chosen to lead a special project to streamline all HR processes. Members of the project team include fellow managers throughout the company, including two managers in remote locations. “This project is a nightmare,” Shawn complained. “My team members ignore my e-mails. They ‘forget’ team meetings, or, worse still, they come… Read more »