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Welcome to the Year of Satisfaction

Welcome to the Year of Satisfaction The Influence Ecology Newsletter January 2020 In 2019, I received a thyroid cancer diagnosis, and Kirkland struggled with symptoms he humorously refers to as his ‘brain damage.’ We both sought treatment and continue to do so, and while we

Welcome to the Year of Satisfaction2020-01-22T16:39:19+00:00

The Innovation Gap with Sterling Hawkins

Sterling Hawkins grew up a fifth-generation retailer, having to master the intersection of human behavior and technology under extreme competition. In 2004, he co-founded, launched and sold his first technology company, Convena, where he developed innovative approaches to beat competition, handle high-growth and achieve performance no matter the obstacles. He went on to be involved

The Innovation Gap with Sterling Hawkins2020-01-20T11:30:52+00:00

Satisfaction Syllabus

The 2020 Satisfaction Syllabus Our Fitness to Be Satisfied The Influence Ecology Membership Program provides the education, structure, and environment required to develop our transactional fitness. For competence, knowing requires doing, and fitness requires practice. The 2020 Satisfaction Syllabus is an outline of the subjects in the course of study this year. Members study, practice, and apply each

Satisfaction Syllabus2020-01-19T18:57:55+00:00

Are you fit for the evolution of Technology?

M2 Success Summit: Are You Fit for the Evolution of Technology? Presentation by Drew Knowles at the New Zealand M2 Summit As one of twelve speakers, Drew Knowles led over 300 highly motivated entrepreneurs, business decision-makers, and high performers to inspire industry pioneers making their mark in

Are you fit for the evolution of Technology?2019-12-20T10:02:12+00:00

Recalibrate Satisfaction

Recalibrate Satisfaction The Influence Ecology Newsletter December 2019 A few days ago, I paused to check the calories in my favorite granola. Two hundred eighty calories for … wait, this can't be right ... for one-half a cup?! I measured this amount against the portion

Recalibrate Satisfaction2019-12-17T08:49:11+00:00

Which Quote Reveals Your Personality?

Which Quote Reveals Your Personality? The Influence Ecology Newsletter November 2019 As you ponder the next year (or the next ten), what you aspire to accomplish can often get expressed in your favorite quote. What might this narrative reveal about your personality and your social

Which Quote Reveals Your Personality?2019-11-19T07:15:33+00:00

2020 A New Decade of Satisfaction

2020. A New Decade of Satisfaction by John Patterson and Kirkland Tibbels The Influence Ecology Newsletter October 2019 Think back to your life ten years ago. How old were you? What were you working to accomplish? What was happening? In 2009 Barack Obama was inaugurated as

2020 A New Decade of Satisfaction2019-11-30T17:10:37+00:00

Built for Teams

Enterprise Programs: Built for Teams by John Patterson and Kirkland Tibbels The Influence Ecology Newsletter September 2019 We designed our enterprise programs for teams. For years our students have asked us about offering Transactional Competence™ to organizations and enterprises. In late 2018, we began work with

Built for Teams2019-10-09T07:00:58+00:00

Fitness Is Practice

Fitness Is Practice by John Patterson and Kirkland Tibbels The Influence Ecology Newsletter August 2019 For competence, knowing requires doing and fitness requires practice. We would never consider that we know how to swim or are fit to swim until we get in the water. Yet,

Fitness Is Practice2019-11-24T11:48:52+00:00

Standing Out

Create a Healthy Work/Life Balance by Standing Out from the Crowd Influence Ecology Member News: Joni Rocco Hardwood Floors Magazine by Joni Rocco The Influence Ecology Newsletter August 2019 My husband, Joe, and I have owned our small, 3/4” solid hardwood installation and refinishing contracting company, Artistic Floors

Standing Out2019-08-23T03:53:27+00:00