Joe Contrera is the Founder and President of ALIVE @ WORK LLC, a leadership development company dedicated to helping Extraordinary Leaders Achieve Extraordinary Results. He is the author of three books. His latest, Extraordinary Results: Mastering the Art of Leading, Coaching, & Influencing Others, is quickly becoming a must-have resource for leaders in organizations across the country. It will not only change what you believe about leading, it will help you build your leadership skills so that you can successfully influence others.

What Does It Real-ly Take?

Last night I was traveling home from facilitating  an all day Leadership Workshop. As I reflected back over the trip I thought: What a privilege! I get to be a part of a process of helping group members push past their comfort zones to do the hard work of  becoming an authentic team. Yes, I said the…

Smart Money Offer … an Oxymoron?

I just received an incredible offer from Smart Money Magazine. Why? Because apparently I am a “Professional” and that entitles me to the “Professional Rate.” And what does that get me? You’re not going to believe this … the normal cover price of  Smart Money Magazine is $319.00 when it’s bundled with 52 Weekly issues…