Monthly Archives: January 2015

Resisting Persuasion Is More Important By The Day

On Big Think today I posted a blog about resisting social media and online persuasion. Since much of my career has focused on persuasion, including my first book, Persuasion in Practice, I’ve always been more than intrigued by the novel … Continue reading

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Shaking Off The Idea That Politics Is Always Negative

That’s the main thought in a blog posted on Big Think yesterday.  One of the most substantial obstacles to developing political skill is the commonly held belief that politics in the workplace is mostly negative. In actuality, politics runs along … Continue reading

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Can You Bury Your Head in the Sand When it Comes to Politics at Work?

At HBR today this question is answered. Much as many, if not most of us, would prefer to ignore politics at work, whether for profit or not, wherever people come together with different views and in competition, politics exists.  When … Continue reading

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