Today’s question is a big one for many of us this year, as we emerge from let’s call it an ‘intense’ period of time – and into a new work and life landscape that’s being written as we live it. So here’s today’s question – how do you lead from ...

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Have you ever felt invisible or inarticulate – especially when it comes to asking for what you want?  Given the sheer volume of books in bookstores right now on the subject of influence – how to get more, how to get people to do what you want, how to speak ...

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Hey everyone – the Inside Influence team and I are taking an eight week sabbatical this winter (or summer if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere) to generally reset, recalibrate and refill our creative tanks. For many of us, myself included, that means traveling across the world to see family members ...

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How good are you at changing your mind? It’s not a question we tend to ask ourselves often.  Usually we focus on why other people should change their minds, or how we can carefully craft an argument to get them to shift position. I once interviewed a political strategist from ...

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What in your life is trying to break open right now? One of the most sacred parts of my work as a consultant and coach is that I get to see ‘behind the scenes’ in what it actually takes to build influence. The success, the moments of inspiration – when ...

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Here is today’s question – what’s your signature story? The story that you know works every time.  That when you tell it in a pitch, presentation or meeting – you can feel the room or individual you’re speaking to start to SHIFT.  A shift from logically thinking about the transformation, ...

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