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Joe Contrera is the president and founder of ALIVE @ WORK ® LLC. He helps Extraordinary Leaders Achieve Extraordinary Results. Joe is the author of three books, his latest book, Extraordinary Results: Mastering the Art of Leading, Coaching, & Influencing Others is changing the way leaders leverage influence to achieve higher levels of productivity and employee engagement. We hope you enjoy the blog, and please be sure to share these blogs with your friends and colleagues who want to have a more ALIVE @ WORK ® Mindset in the workplace!

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Influence: The Power of Failure …

Influence: The Power of Failure … One way to more powerfully influence others is to leverage your failure. People don’t realize the power of failure and how it actually creates an opportunity to be more influential than if they succeeded the first time. Let me explain … A lot of folks won’t experiment, try, or…

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Leadership, Influence & The Power of Story

Leadership, Influence & Communication: The Power of Story Your ability to lead others is directly tied to your ability to influence them. One of the tools you can use to more powerfully influence others is the use of story in your interactions. Stories can magnify a point or grab an audiences attention during a presentation.…

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