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Value Management for Influence Functions

Affirm how your function is creating real tangible value in your organization.

  • Move beyond value measurement to value management.
  • Learn the 4 ways that "influence work" affects business results.
  • Leverage the discipline of issue management within your organization.
  • Communicate to executives on their bottom-line terms
  • Use psychology together with management processes to build common understanding and strengthen working relationships with executives.

NOTE: This webinar was presented LIVE on August 4, 2021 and will be available soon for Radical Influence Network members.

Our Foundation

The Pillars of Radical Influence

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Situational Awareness

Deploying efficient AI tools to alert you to emerging issues and keep you fresh on your issue portfolio.

Issue Management
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Issue Management

Identifying key issues important to your organization and stakeholders so that it can take concerted action to respond responsibly.

Value Management
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Value Management

Assessing the issue portfolio by impact so that value to the organization can be optimized. Demonstrating functional value to the organization and its leaders.

Cognitive Science and Psychology
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Cognitive Science and Psychology

Using science-based insights in program design and interactions.

Business Partnership and Alignment
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Business Partnership and Alignment

Building effective working relationships to support current business strategy and optimizes value in your organization.

Functional Innovation and Transformation
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Functional Innovation and Transformation

Adopting new operating models and innovating for radical impact.

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New Demands On Influence Functions

Corporations Need New Muscles To Enter the Fray on Social Issues and Corporate Responsibility

Organizations can continue to foster the maintenance of expertise and technical depth by creating centers of excellence to preserve focus, data-driven decisions, and independent perspectives.
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Four reasons why “I have a plan for my career” rarely works

Discover the typical pitfalls of career plans and aspirations, and how to ground yourself and learn your way to success.
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Systems Thinking, Stakeholder Engagement, and More Inclusive, Transparent Reporting

Integrated reporting is the future, so start being curious about how the dots connect…

What if a new CEO is appointed tomorrow? How will your influence function fare?

Some ABCs on how to deal with the transition. Make early conversations about value, not the budget.

It’s Time to Start Wrapping Up Both of Your Annual Value Reports

Call it the How Well report for external, and the How Much report for internal. After touting how the business is addressing its social and environmental responsibilities, you still need to remind business leaders how much value you created and discuss how to do better next year.
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Is Sustainability Still Just a Corporate Aspiration?

A company’s issue and risk management processes are flawed when the realistic requirement of operationalizing sustainability has not sunken into the leadership team. Issue Management is a core strategic process that must involve leaders and is considered by RIN as a core pillar of achieving radical influence.

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Horizon Monitoring and the Need for AI Technology Solutions

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