Barry Libert on How "We" Are Smarter Than "Me"

    Jan 24, 2019

    Most of us stop trying to make change happen because we believe it is too difficult, if not impossible. We develop complicated coping strategies when we should be learning the tools and techniques of the world's most influential people. But this is about to change. From the bestselling authors of Crucial Conversations comes Influencer, a thought-provoking book that combines the remarkable insights of behavioral scientists and business leaders with the astonishing stories of high-powered influencers from all walks of life. Joseph Grenny is an acclaimed keynote speaker and consultant who has designed and implemented major corporate change initiatives for the past 20 years. He is the co-founder of VitalSmarts, an innovator in corporate training which has helped more than 300 of the Fortune 500 companies through performance behavioral development. He is also a cofounder of Unitus, a nonprofit organization that helps the world’s poor achieve economic self-reliance. For additional training on this topic, consider these AMA seminars: * Moving Ahead: Breaking Behavior Patterns That Hold You Back * Responding to Conflict: Strategies for Improved Communication * Standing Strong in Difficult Workplace Situations * Improving Your Managerial Effectiveness * Projecting a Positive Professional Image To learn more, read these AMACOM Books: * The Power of Positive Criticism by Hendrie Weisinger, Ph.D. * Suite Success: The Psychologist from The Apprentice Reveals What It Really Takes to Excel—in the Boardroom and in Life by Liza Siegel, Ph.D.Online Social Networking is a reality. The millions of people who have a Facebook or MySpace page, or anyone who uses Wikipedia or Google, knows this. But for today's companies, the question remains, how can we profit from the crowds who are swarming...Online Social Networking is a reality. The millions of people who have a Facebook or MySpace page, or anyone who uses Wikipedia or Google, knows this. But for today's companies, the question remains, how can we profit from the crowds who are swarming all over the internet? Drawing on their own research and the insights from an enormous community of more than 4,000 people, Barry Libert and Jon Spector have written a book that reveals what works, and what doesn't, when you are building community into your decision making and business processes. In their book We Are Smarter Than Me, you will discover exactly how to use social networking and community in your business, driving better decision-making and greater profitability. Barry Libert is an industry veteran with more than 25 years of executive and growth company leadership experience. Barry is currently the CEO of Mzinga, a provider of business social networks that help companies improve their performance by leveraging the power of "community." In this week's You've Been Spotted segment, Kevin Lee asks participants from AMA's course "Critical Thinking" about how to gain knowledge and insights by working with others. Listen to these participants share what theyve learned from the course.AMA_Edgewise_0810.mp3