A Gourmet Guide to Collaboration Strategies: Learn to INSPIRE

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by Robert Maurer and Michelle Gifford On a daily basis we are called on to help others. We do this as parents, spouses, and friends; and we do this in the workplace, as employees, colleagues, and managers. But how often do we consciously and skillfully pull from our toolbox the right strategy for guiding, motivating,… Read more »

Publisher Spotlight: Seven Dimensions

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One of the strongest features of Safari is the array and range of publishing partners who provide valuable content to our library. A partner that exemplifies this breadth and depth is Seven Dimensions, a producer of video training on personal and professional development topics since 1979. As part of a continuing feature here at the… Read more »

Overcome Fear and Self-Doubt to Tell Your Story Through Public Speaking and Social Media

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By Kathryn Zonghetti Kathryn Zonghetti is an empowerment strategist at Purposeful Challenges: Discover Your True Capabilities. You can subscribe to her YouTube channel here. We all have a story that needs to be shared with the world. We are all fighting our own battle. The best way to face our own challenges and adversity is by… Read more »

Safari Goes to Business School

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Safari has just loaded in a terrific collection of short articles from new publishing partner Harvard Business School Working Knowledge. Working Knowledge is an online-only periodical that gives a practical focus to new research and ideas from Harvard Business School faculty. We’ve curated a special collection of Working Knowledge content specifically for Safari’s audience. Check out the full collection, which… Read more »

The 10 Days That Will Shape You as a Leader

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It’s amazing the amount that managers have to learn when they begin a new position. Whether it’s a big promotion within the company or a new job with a new employer, new leaders rarely have a meaningful grasp of the circumstances they will be entering until they are already there. That’s a problem: unknown politics, misunderstood expectations, and… Read more »

Phys Ed for Managers

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By Theodore Kinni Theodore Kinni has written, ghosted, or edited more than 20 business books. He was book review editor for strategy+business for 7 years. “In order for man to succeed in life, God provided him with two means, education and physical activity. Not separately, one for the soul and the other for the body, but for the… Read more »

Why You Should Read Daniel Goleman

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By Theodore Kinni Theodore Kinni has written, ghosted, or edited more than 20 business books. He was book review editor for strategy+business for 7 years. It’s hard to imagine anyone who has influenced the discipline of leadership to a greater degree over the past 20 years than psychologist, consultant, and author Daniel Goleman. Goleman is best known for… Read more »

A Strategy For Leaders, Life Should Be a Game of Chess, Not Checkers

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By Theodore Kinni Theodore Kinni has written, ghosted, or edited more than 20 business books. He was book review editor for strategy+business for 7 years. It’s easy to see the top of the corporate ladder but successfully making the climb is an increasingly challenging undertaking. After years of rightsizing and delayering, steps leading to the top of ladder… Read more »

Why You Need to Work on Your Body-Language Skills

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By Theodore Kinni Theodore Kinni has written, ghosted, or edited more than 20 business books. He was book review editor for strategy+business for 7 years. I’m usually oblivious to anything more subtle than a bonk on the head, but even I couldn’t miss the body language in a recent episode of a fair-to-middlin’ TV political drama. In it,… Read more »