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Open your eyes to influence opportunities by reading “What We’ve Got Here Is Failure to Influence...”

Optimize your influence opportunities! Read this first chapter from Kim Barne’ book on Exercising Influence™

After reading this chapter, you will:

  • Familiarize yourself with everyday influence scenarios—when opportunities to influence arise, use your influence skills!
  • Learn the value of influence skills—good ideas don’t sell themselves!
  • Understand that influence is more than effective communication
Exercising Influence Chapter 1

Read the first chapter of Beverly Scott’s and Kim Barnes’ book, Consulting on the Inside: A Practical Guide for Internal Consultants (ASTD Press, 2011).

“It is especially important for internal consultants to stand at the edge, operate at the margins, and maintain an appropriate distance if they are to be effective agents of change...”

After reading the first chapter of Consulting on the Inside, you will know:

  • How to define and describe the role of a consultant.
  • The differences between internal and external consulting.
  • Specific challenges that internal consultants commonly face
  • How to recognize opportunities for internal consultants to make a difference in their organizations
  • Whether you should consider yourself an internal consultant, given your role in the organization.
Consulting on the Inside: Excerpt

Five Things I Know..

Including “Five Things I Know About...”

  • Creative Idea Development
  • Culture and Innovation
  • Dealing with “Difficult People”
  • Influential Listening
  • Internal Consulting
  • Resolving Long-Term Conflicts
  • And much, much more

This eBook by Barnes & Conti CEO B. Kim Barnes is a valuable job aid to help you face workplace challenges.

Five Things I Know... by B. Kim Barnes

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