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Executive Warfare: 10 Rules of Engagement for Winning Your War for Success

In Executive Warfare, David F. D’Alessandro provides excellent advice on how to climb the corporate ladder but like…

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Is career warfare the way to get ahead?

In a previous post, I supported and wrote about Adam Grant’s theory that givers with ambition will…

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Will Being a Giver Make You Successful?

Adam Grant in his book Give and Take:  a Revolutionary Approach to Success argues that a Giver –…

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Do You Want To Fascinate More??

Start by visiting Sally Hogshead’s website,  or HowToFascinate.com, or read her book Fascinate: Your 7 Triggers to Persuasion…

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How do you influence others more effectively? Read to “To Sell is Human”

 by Daniel Pink tells you how.  Wow!  What a great book.  Daniel Pink does an excellent job showing…

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The Surprising Science of Happiness

How much do external events affect happiness?  Not all that much according to  Dan Gilbert in his amazing TedTalk — The…

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Failure to Communicate: How Conversations Go Wrong and What You Can Do To Right Them by Holly Weeks

  Failure to Communicate:  How Conversations Go Wrong and What You Can Do To Right Them by…

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Secrets from the Science of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini and Steve Martin

Secrets from the Science of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini and Steve Martin is a great 12 minute…

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The New Thought Leadership – Establishing Our Personal Brand in a Social World — Dorie Clark

The New Thought Leadership – Establishing Our Personal Brand in a Social World.  Dorie Clark, of whom…

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The 11 Leadership Secrets You’ve Never Heard About

The 11 Leadership Secrets You’ve Never Heard About – Forbes.  “The old distinctions between leaders and followers…

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The Radical Beauty of Three Simple Management Practices

The Radical Beauty of Three Simple Management Practices – Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun, and John Van Reenen…

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Giving Your Brand Primal Power Through Storytelling

Giving Your Brand Primal Power Through Storytelling | Fast Company.  As part of my ongoing fascination about…