Category: Corporate Culture

New Article by Kim Barnes on Reframing as an Influence Tool

Framing—or reframing—is a strategic tool which is useful to exercise influence and to manage change. In this article,  Kim Barnes discusses making what is considered new and potentially threatening into something both familiar and comfortable. So how can we use

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Find Your Inner Compass

  A short excerpt from Self-Navigation: A Compass for Guiding Your Life and Career                   If you or people you know are ready to make a change, refer them to the following

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Influence and Office Politics

Last month, The Wall Street Journal ran an article entitled “Don’t Dismiss Office Politics—Teach It.” The article eloquently states that people who succeed in their careers—and help their companies succeed—know how to play office politics that benefit themselves and their

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Do the Right Thing!

by Lauren Powers, Senior VP, Business Development As I have been following the recent stories about the problems at Penn State, I have been trying to understand how so many people stepped away from doing the right thing. I found

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Recent Article on Organizations and Ecology

Kim Barnes recenty co-authored and article with noted biologist Heather G. Davis entitled, “Evolutionary ecology and organizations:a conversation between a biologist and an organization development practitioner.“ The article has been published in the February issue of  Industrial and Commercial Training.

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