60 Minutes

The ability to influence others is the workplace is key to the success of IT professionals from the CIO to the newest college intern. CIOs must work at equal footing with other C-suite executives, Project Managers must motivate and direct their dotted line resources, and individual contributors must often influence others to get the resources and information needed to complete their tasks.

This webinar is ideal for IT executives, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Software Testers, Technical Leads and all others required to give direction and/or influence others without the specific organizational authority to do so.


Speaker Eric Bloom

Eric is the Executive Director of the IT Management and Leadership Institute, TEDx speaker, #1 Amazon bestselling author, former nationally syndicated columnist, contributing writer to CIO.com, technologist, and a research advisor for International Data Corporation (IDC). Prior to his current role, Eric was a senior IT executive at various firms such as Fidelity Investments, Monster.com and Independence Investments. He is a recognized thought leader, speaker and trainer on interpersonal communication in the workplace and the author of instructional materials on influence, negotiation, organizational change, conflict resolution, leadership, managing virtual teams and other related workplace employee interactions. Eric is also the Past President of National Speakers Association New England, Certified Professional Speaker (CSP), and the author of various books, including:

  • Office Influence: Get What You Want from The Mailroom to the Boardroom
  • Productivity Driven Success: Hidden Secrets of Organizational Efficiency (#1 Amazon bestseller)
  • The CIO’s Guide to Staff Needs, Growth, and Productivity
  • Your IT Career: Get Noticed, Get Promoted, and Build Your Professional Brand
  • Manager Mechanics: Tips and Advice for First-Time Managers

Contact Eric at [email protected], follow Eric on Twitter at @EricPBloom, or visit www.ITMLInstitute.org

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