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STP004: Two Kinds of Influence with Bill Bryan
18th August 2014 • Smashing the Plateau • Smashing the Plateau
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Bill Bryan has had a whirlwind career in which he has been a psychologist, soldier, entrepreneur, consultant, and advocate for quality education. The one constant that has tied his many diverse ventures today has been the study of leadership. In this interview, Bill discusses the concept of leadership from a very different perspective.

Topics include…

  • Why not all kinds of influence are the same
  • How managing energy is different from managing resources
  • Why the best leaders see themselves as destabilizers
  • How to harness people’s desire for meaning to make things happen
  • What changing your “lenses” can do for your career and life
  • The power of resistance

Bill Bryan is the Vice President of Leadership and Organization Development with the Center for Secondary School Redesign, Inc. Bill began his career in the Army and has a PhD in clinical psychology from George Washington University. As a consultant, he worked with some of the world’s largest corporations, including AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, Johnson & Johnson, Anheuser-Busch, and Major League Baseball.

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