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Power and Influence : Two Peas in a Pod? (On Influence – Part V)
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Power and Influence : Two Peas in a Pod? (On Influence – Part V)

Influence involves a relationship between those in power and those who want to influence power. Late Sunday night on July 12, 2015, a social activist in Barcelona twittered the hashtag #ThisIsACoup denouncing the Eurozone leaders’ proposed bailout measures to Greece, arguably among the most austere since World War I. By the next morning, the hashtag … Continue reading

Salary transparency: The last border for pay equity?
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Salary transparency: The last border for pay equity?

Organizations, through the information they share or do not share with their employees, have a tremendous impact on equity at work. It is broadly acknowledged that a gender wage gap exists in organizations based in industrialized countries. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that a 22% disparity still prevails between men and women[1][2]. By and large, … Continue reading

How to Win Friends and Influence People: The Blog Edition (Part I)
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How to Win Friends and Influence People: The Blog Edition (Part I)

We have reached a turning point in history in which major changes are dramatically transforming the way the world is operating. To what extent is organizational influence playing a role in this? Last year, I had been invited to speak to a group of students and faculty members at Claremont University. When I was introduced … Continue reading