Hanoi, Vietnam This is the second in a series of posts from our CEO Kim Barnes. Kim, the author of Exercising Influence: A Guide for Making Things Happen at Work, at Home, and in Your Community (Pfeiffer, 2007), has the …

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Alternative energy could be the single most important issue that we face in the 21st century. Moving our global economy away from petroleum and toward a healthy and sustainable source of renewable energy will take tremendous effort, dedication, passion, and …

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We are excited to announce that Kim Barnes, CEO of Barnes & Conti Associates, and Nelson Soken will be presenting a 70-minute concurrent session titled: “Managing Innovation: A journey toward organizational change” at the 2008 ASTD International Conference and Expo …

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“There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. “ – Anaïs Nin Last August, I sold all my furniture, packed up the rest of my …

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LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE MATTER edited by Prem Kumar (National Community Leadership Institute, Singapore) & Phil Ramsey (Massey University, New Zealand) This interesting anthology of essays, edited by our friend and colleague Prem Kumar, explores the balance between managing performance to …

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