The Six Laws of Influence

This is a follow-up to my previous post on knowledge as currency. One of the most celebrated books in modern America is Dale Carnegie’s, How to Win Friends and Influence People for good reason. The art of persuasion cannot be understated. Like I said in my last post, those who leverage knowledge as currency when they…

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Knowledge as Currency

Our global economy has evolved dramatically over the last two generations. A quick google search of things that were around in the 80’s that are extinct now, produces a whole slew of technological advances (and no, I’m not just talking about neon pants, boom boxes and mullets). Things like recording machines, cassette tapes, records, iPods,…

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Book Review: Smart Like How

A few months ago, I read a book on career development called, “Smart Like How.” Unlike other books on management, entrepreneurship or business, “Smart Like How” fundamentally challenges traditional assumptions on how to advance in the workforce. The author recognized that people who accelerate through the first stages of their career, are excellent at creating…

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