How Much Does Your Appearance Count?

How Much Does Your Appearance Count?

In June of 2012, the University of Virginia announced the resignation of its president, Teresa Sullivan.  Faculty members received an e-mail indicating that the dismissal was due to a “philosophical difference of opinion” with the institution’s governing board.  Sullivan had …
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Selling Your Idea Internally

Selling Your Idea Internally

Life in a large organization isn’t always easy for people who want to solve problems.  Usually, the issue isn’t coming up with a solution.  Rather, it’s convincing other people that the solution is viable and should be implemented.  And whether …
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How to Get People on Your Side

How to Get People on Your Side

Being able to build a following in your organization is important when you are working on innovation or dealing with change management. More often than not, it is beneficial to fully convince someone to change their attitudes toward your work …
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