Partnership: 5 Ways influence can build it


As spring emerges and Daylight Savings ends, the air begins to warm, the trees bloom, and tulips stretch their beautiful petals to soak in the sun. Even though I don’t like them buzzing around me, the bees go from flower to flower, pollinating the beauty of the season. Partnership 5 Ways Influence Can Build It. … Read more


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The daffodils and crocuses of early spring are soon joined by tulips and primroses, bringing vibrant colors, a variety of shapes, and depth to gardens. The plants grow together and bloom at different times and in different ways. This garden is nurtured, watered, and groomed with tender care to maintain its elegance and embrace its … Read more

4 Ways to Practice Empathy at Work to Build Partnership

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I love spring! The days are getting a little longer, adding a few more minutes of radiating sunshine each day. Daffodils and crocuses spring up from the thawing ground, almost out of nowhere. These bulbs have endured harsh winter conditions. Yet with the help of the sun, nutrients and rain, they bloom again, showcasing the … Read more

Positive Leadership: Key to a Positive Workplace Culture

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Dr. Ryan Quinn, Associate Professor and Academic Director for the Project on Positive Leadership at the University of Louisville College of Business, is a positive leadership expert who challenges traditional leadership thinking. As the world becomes increasingly complex and divided, Dr. Quinn emphasizes that positive leadership is essential for fostering a thriving workplace culture. Drawing … Read more

Sell Your Value – 4 Reason’s HR’s Influence Matters


Human Resources (HR) plays a critical role in the success of any organization. As an HR professional, you are responsible for managing and developing the company’s most valuable asset: its people. To achieve this, HR professionals need to be influential in the organization, meaning that you need to have the ability to persuade others to … Read more

5 Tips to Huge Success in 2023


Have you made a New Year’s resolution and fresh goals to kick off the new year? Have you hit the reset button? Are you equipped to stick it out when the going gets tough? By mid-February, most people have abandoned their New Year’s resolution, losing their early momentum and disappointingly pushing their goals aside. I don’t … Read more

6 ways to fix your quiet quitting problem

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Quiet Quitting has become the new catchphrase on social media, in the news, and even in the hallways at work.  More and more, people are disconnected from the workplace. Quiet quitters represent the people who are not engaged in their jobs. They may meet basic expectations, but stop going above and beyond in their work. … Read more

The Ongoing Impact of Influence

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November 2022 marks the one-year anniversary of the release of my book, Influence. Looking back over this past year, The Ongoing Impact of Influence I could never have imagined how important this work would be. I’ve had the privilege of inspiring thousands of leaders and HR professionals to grow into the person of influence they … Read more

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