The Power of Story In Leadership

More than any other time in history, our society and our businesses need leaders, the kind of leaders that care about the good of humanity and the good of planet. You’re a leader, whether you call yourself that or not. You’re a leader, whether you’re helping one...

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5 Steps For Using More Empathy When You Communicate

Empathy gives you the opportunity to see the world through another person’s eyes and connect with them from a place of authenticity, integrity, and service. Empathy helps you understand and have compassion for people’s fears, frustrations, needs, desires, aspirations,...

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An Innovative Approach: Principles vs. Values

I learned something very important from Steven Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, which changed my business. Principles are not the same as values.   Here’s why: • Values change according to time, place, situations, and the people involved....

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The Role of Ethical Influence In Making A Bigger Impact

If you’re like me, you want to make a bigger impact in the world. And if you think about it, making a bigger impact comes down to one key thing: using more influence in every aspect of your communication and leadership. Because when you use more influence — and do it...

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Launching Influence With A Heart (1/31-2/4)

>>Get the book here<< 99 cents on Kindle or $16.97 Print Launch Bonus FREE mp3 Audiobook (read by the author) Send your receipt to ben (at) influencewithaheart.com Ben’s Gioia’s new book is both a framework and an action guide for how to use more influence...

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A Holiday Twist: Give Me A Gift This Year

Instead of giving you a gift this year, I'm going to create A Holiday Twist. As I'm sure you've noticed... this is the time of year that everyone on the internet wants to give you some kind of gift.   I like gifts.   And I like giving them too.   But...

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Elevating Your Elevator Pitch

Learn how to help people — know, like, and trust you — while positioning yourself as a caring expert, authority, or thought leader — who can connect the dots — from what they want and need — to who you are and what you offer. Very often, opportunity starts with the...

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It’s Time To Stand Taller (Poem)

It's Time To Stand Taller (Poem) It’s time to stand taller. Deep inside, you know what I mean.   Standing taller.   Stepping it up... from the inside, out.   Something inside of you is hearing that call… the one that whispers, then speaks, then SHOUTS...

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