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    Your Personal 360

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    Getting clear about how you're doing on the job by tapping those around you.

  • Communicating to Influence: Build Loyalty and Trust on Your Team

    Cynthia Clay

    by Cynthia Clay

    Our theme this issue is Communicating to Influence, a key skill for effective leaders. Why is it important to be a good influencer? A few thoughts come to mind:

    No one works in a vacuum. Excellent communication, negotiation and collaboration skills—all elements of communicating to influence—grease the skids of co- worker relationships, solving potential interpersonal relationship problems before they start. Over time, these same skills build loyalty and trust, characteristics of any successful team.



  • Planning a Career Change? Make Friends Now For Help When You Need It

    by Paul Valenti

    So, you’re 55 and tired of the work you do. Maybe you want a career change because you never meant to be in the business you are in now, or because as you’ve grown older you have found new things that interest you and that you would rather do. Many older career transitions are motivated by people who, in the later portion of their lives, just want to do something that they love for a change.