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  • Finding Life – Changing Goals

    Life changes as we grow older. Our priorities change as our life takes unexpected (or even expected) twists and turns. Some changes are momentous and some are small. But if we can’t learn to adjust our goals with the changes that happen in our lives, we may find ourselves becoming more and more frustrated with our inability to meet these goals. Do you know how to effectively change your life goals? Read more about Finding Life – Changing Goals

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    Skills & Aptitudes, Strategies & Position
  • Office Politics is All About GIN

    "When conflict arises at work, be prepared to solve the problem with GIN." ~Karen Keller, Ph.D. Read more about Office Politics is All About GIN

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    Communication, Conflict, Leadership, Power Mindsets, Relationships
  • What Positive Influence Will Do For You

    Exerting Positive Influence will encourage others to respond to you with excitement and eagerness. Here's what you need to do... Read more about What Positive Influence Will Do For You

    Categories: 
    Communication, Influence 101, Leadership, Power Mindsets, Relationships, Skills & Aptitudes
  • Top Tips on Getting (& Keeping) People's Attention (Part II)

    Trustworthiness is often overlooked because everyone assumes they are considered trustworthy. Unfortunately it's not that simple! Being trustworthy is the one trait that will keep people paying attention and give you the opportunity and time to move the conversation in your favor! Read more about Top Tips on Getting (& Keeping) People's Attention (Part II)

    Categories: 
    7 Influence Traits™, Communication, Influence 101, Power Mindsets, Relationships
  • Top 10 Tips for Getting People's Attention (Part 1)

     It's time to step out of your comfort zone and consider something that many of us never stop and think about.  How likeable are you?  Read more about Top 10 Tips for Getting People's Attention (Part 1)

    Categories: 
    7 Influence Traits™, Communication, Influence 101, Leadership, Relationships
  • How to Gain Leadership Influence

    Would you like to join the ranks of the world's most influential leaders? Start by empowering others! Read more about How to Gain Leadership Influence

    Categories: 
    7 Influence Traits™, Influence 101, Leadership, Power Mindsets
  • Can Influence Be Measured?

    Knowing your influence potential is a great asset because it gives you a heads-up or benchmark of what you’re doing right (your strengths) and what isn’t working out (your challenges). It gives you instant access to self-knowledge which is the start of being a powerful, effective, and influential person. Read more about Can Influence Be Measured?

    Categories: 
    Influence 101, Power Mindsets, Strategies & Position
  • 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Influencing

    There are 3 major mistakes people make when attempting to influence others. Do you know what they are? Read more about 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Influencing

    Categories: 
    Communication, Influence 101
  • How Using the KII® Can Solve Your Very Next Problem

    When it comes to problems, I firmly believe that the first step to solving them is to change them. Change your perspective, change the meaning, and change how you usually approach them.  Solving a problem is about eliminating friction and pain. You risk interrupting how things are done. This is how you uncover the potential of resources at your disposal. Read more about How Using the KII® Can Solve Your Very Next Problem

    Categories: 
    7 Influence Traits™, Conflict, Influence 101, Leadership, Power Mindsets, Strategies & Position
  • Lack of Influence: Are These Scenarios Repeating In Your Life?

    What happens when your seven influence traits are not functioning on all cylinders? You have NO influence over others or your own life! Read more about Lack of Influence: Are These Scenarios Repeating In Your Life?

    Categories: 
    Influence 101, Leadership, Power Mindsets

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