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Karla at SHRM Atlanta

Karla gives great interviews… If you’re seeking a leadership expert for your next tv or radio show, webinar, teleconference or live conference, consider Karla Brandau. March 22, 2012: Karla was invited to participate in the Annual Atlanta SHRM Conference. In this interview, on AtlantaBusinessRadioX,

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The Charismatic Leader and Employee Autonomy

The Charismatic Leader and Employee Autonomy

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section” transparent_background=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” inner_shadow=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_mobile=”off” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” make_equal=”off” use_custom_gutter=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] In my new book, The Gift: Discretionary Effort, I describe five management levers the charismatic leader can use to motivate employees. These five levers effectively replace the stick

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March Madness and Management Choices

March Madness and Management Choices

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section” transparent_background=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” inner_shadow=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_mobile=”off” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” make_equal=”off” use_custom_gutter=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] My husband stood at my office doorway with a childish, almost sheepish but pleading look. It was 8:00 PM at night. “If we left now, we could

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Charismatic Leaders Break Barriers by Working from Strengths

Charismatic Leaders Break Barriers by Working from Strengths

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section” transparent_background=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” inner_shadow=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_mobile=”off” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” make_equal=”off” use_custom_gutter=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] One of the best treatises on working from your strengths is Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham and Donald Clifton. Their simple but powerful thesis is:

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Charismatic Leaders Give Generously

Charismatic Leaders Give Generously

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section” transparent_background=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” inner_shadow=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_mobile=”off” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” make_equal=”off” use_custom_gutter=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Is your executive leadership team wondering how to increase workplace productivity? There is growing research that giving and happiness is related to productivity in the workplace.  When

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Effective Leadership: Eliminate Negative Performance Reviews

Effective Leadership: Eliminate Negative Performance Reviews

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section” transparent_background=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” inner_shadow=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_mobile=”off” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” make_equal=”off” use_custom_gutter=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Do managers or employees hate performance reviews worse? Has the performance review become a routine time waster? Are your performance reviews missing the mark of raising productivity

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Superior Customer Service

Charismatic Leaders: Influence Without Irritation

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section” transparent_background=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” inner_shadow=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_mobile=”off” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” make_equal=”off” use_custom_gutter=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Napoleon Hill, one of the world’s first authors on personal success, said “The ability to influence people without irritating them is the most profitable art known to man.”

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Brandau Chosen as SHRM Buckhead GEM Chair

Atlanta, Georgia (October, 2011) – Workplace Power Institute announced today that CEO, Karla Brandau, was chosen by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) to be the chair of the Buckhead Geographical Emphasis Group (GEM) for 2012. Brandau will host eight meetings in 2012,

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Karla Brandau to Speak for LexisNexis Women’s Conference

Atlanta, Georgia (August, 2011) – Karla Brandau, CEO of Workplace Power Institute, was chosen to deliver a keynote address at the LexisNexis Women’s Conference in Atlanta, Georgia in October. Brandau will speak on personal branding in a presentation entitled, Brand Me, Inc. The presentation

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