Libby Wagner wrote a new post, On the Same Page: Influencing Commitment on a Team 1 year, 8 months ago
Myers-Briggs®, ropes courses, maybe even volunteering together—team building exercises seem infinite. And admittedly, some of these sound interesting or even fun, right?
Yet the mere mention of any of these […]
Libby Wagner wrote a new post, How to Find Your Voice: A Critical Exercise for Business Leaders 2 years, 1 month ago
An Exercise Every Business Leader Needs to Do
Most business writing I read is awful—boring, verbose—and absolutely ignores the audience in any way other than to demonstrate how smart the author thinks he or she […]
Libby Wagner wrote a new post, Influencing for All Seasons: Creating and Influencing Specific Business Relationships 2 years, 3 months ago
People want to imagine it takes different skill sets to influence types of different people— based on their position especially and their relationship secondarily.
For example, some believe that influencing “up,” […]
Libby Wagner wrote a new post, The 3 Hidden Costs of a Compliance Culture 2 years, 4 months ago
Commitment Versus Compliance
Sometimes, as leaders, when we take a look at the kind of discipline and commitment it takes to build and sustain a “Profit Culture,” we just think it’s a lot of work, a […]
Libby Wagner wrote a new post, Balancing Accountability and Respect: Effective Communication for Long-Term Team Commitment 2 years, 5 months ago
The most effective delivery of an honest message in business balances both accountability and respect.
This is particularly true if the target of our honesty is someone whom we’d like to influence to change, […]
Libby Wagner wrote a new post, Redefining Confrontation 2 years, 6 months ago
We hate confrontational people.
If not “hate,” then we at least try to avoid them because frankly, they’re unpleasant when they are angry; up-in-your-face, neck veins bulging and temperature rising.
Even if […]
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