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Article: Influence and Change Management

Gregg Brown is not just a published author and change management specialist, he is a long-time friend and facilitator for Barnes & Conti. In this article, he makes a case that in order to manage change efficiently, two of the

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Five Steps for Planning an Enriching Experience at ASTD 2014

The ASTD 2014 International Conference and Expo will have nine content tracks, 250 educational sessions, and over 9,000 attendees. This sounds overwhelming when you only have three days to experience it all. And if you’re like me, you have little

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Unconscious Assumptions, the Strategic Thinking Enemy

Fill-in-the-blank: Every day, Sara sneezes when the company dog walks by. Therefore, Sara is allergic to __________________. Based on the given information, your answer was probably dogs. Thinking that it was a dog is an example of using an assumption

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How Strategic Thinking Techniques Could Have Saved the Bay Lights

  The Bay Bridge is currently lit up by an $8 million light show, The Bay Lights. Watching it from Coit Tower, one will see a wave of colorful lights, timed to illuminate the bay on different spans of the

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Short Term Opportunity, Peter Drucker, and Strategic Thinking

The Drucker Lectures is a recent book collecting some of the lectures of the late management expert Peter Drucker. Bloomberg Businessweek recently published online excerpts from this book, which is a must-read for fans of the late Professor Drucker. My

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