Influence: Never Underestimate Your Impact

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Leadership & Influence

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You cannot be a effective leader without influence. Let me make this as simple as I can – if you’re a leader, influence needs to be a competency. The key to developing influence is understanding that contacts and relationships are not synonymous.

Anticipation and Influence

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Anticipation and Influence appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development anticipation lessons leadership and Christmas leadership influence

Invisible Influence by Jonah Berger

Kevin Eikenberry

Influence is a topic I have long been interested in for both personal and professional reasons. And since everyone is influencing and being influenced every day, I wonder why more people don’t share my keen interest.

Why Influence Matters

N2Growth Blog

Leadership without influence – isn’t. In fact, understanding how to leverage the influence factor can make a defining difference in your ability to drive change, build cohesive teams, and to successfully implement strategic vision.

One Easy Way to Have More Influence

Let's Grow Leaders

More influence isn’t always about what you say. The post One Easy Way to Have More Influence appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Communication confident humility Relationships Winning Well communication influence leadership listening management

Motivating and influencing your teams

Lead on Purpose

In nearly all cases, the individuals on … Continue reading → Product Management Trust confidence energy influence motivate optimism visionYou’ve nailed the vision, and built the foundation of trust, now you need to motivate your teams. The success of your product depends on the work they (engineering, UX/design, marketing, sales, etc.)

Leadership Exercises: 7 Ways to Build Your Influencing Muscles

RapidStart Leadership

But I do think there are exercises we can do to become … Leadership Exercises: 7 Ways to Build Your Influencing Muscles Read More ». The post Leadership Exercises: 7 Ways to Build Your Influencing Muscles appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

The 4 Origins of Influence

Lead Change Blog

If you influence others, I can think of four possible origins. Many can influence our behavior because they have a position. You see many today resisting traditional positional influence. Influence based on power is a close second on the leadership food chain. When we grant someone the ability to influence us because they have more power, we’re saying their historical influence is a reason to allow them to influence us.

Disruptive Influencer

Lead Change Blog

In today’s terms, King Solomon would be the wealthiest man alive; his control and influence would have a global reach, his wisdom unmatched. Investing in all those he was responsible for created a level of influence that changed the world.

You’ve Got It Wrong On Influence

Joseph Lalonde

O ur good friend John Maxwell has always said that leadership is influence. Leading requires us to have a certain amount of influence on others. Yet we’ve also mistaken what influence truly is. What Influence Isn’t. Influence isn’t controlling others.

Your Greatest Source of Influence

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Your character is your greatest source of influence, no matter what your role or position. → Read More: Your Greatest Source of Influence The post Your Greatest Source of Influence appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

Five Communication Hurdles to Leadership Effectiveness and Influence

Career Advancement

Building your influence and leading your organization to success means improving your organizational culture by overcoming these hurdles. As you grow your influence, your leadership effectiveness will become apparent to other managers and executives, and they might emulate your approach.

How to Win Influence and Keep It

Lead Change Blog

He could influence action and he was fantastic at it. And whenever she collected it, she found that she too could influence action. Power and Influence. As leaders, we must master the art of influence if we expect to make a difference in this world. No influence.

Influence Redefined with Stacey Hanke

Kevin Eikenberry

Author of Influenced Redefined and Yes You Can! Everything You Need from A to Z to Influence Others to Take Action, Stacey Hanke joins Kevin to discuss the importance of consistency Monday to Monday®.

Influence and Trust: A Teenagers Perspective

CoachStation

Influence matters! The statement above is how our 14-year old daughter, Maddy, has started to understand the importance of influence and relationships. We are very proud of Maddy and hope that this blog has the influence on others that it has had on us.

Building Influence – 6 Ways to Earn Respect

RapidStart Leadership

What’s the secret to building influence? One evening not too long ago, someone gave me a brief demonstration of how to go about building influence, and showed that any of us can do it, if we are willing to make the effort. How do you go about building influence?

Capital vs. Influence

N2Growth Blog

I have watched entrepreneurs and executives initially trivialize the value of influence in a capital transaction, only to regret it down the road. Savvy CEOs simply aren’t in a rush to close the deal and secure the funding if it means sacrificing knowledge, experience and influence.

Influencing Up

Leading Blog

If you’re trying to make a significant contribution you will have to influence people you can’t control. In other words, you will need to influence up. Often we get in our own way when trying to influence. In Influencing Up , authors Allan Cohen and David Bradford we have to overcome these barriers: The assumptions you hold about how hard to push. Obviously, the greater the power differential between you and the powerful person, the more difficult influence becomes.

Three Keys to Influencing Your Team More Effectively

Kevin Eikenberry

As a leader, you are in the influence business. And that is just part of how you are influencing your team. The post Three Keys to Influencing Your Team More Effectively appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

How to Influence Without Authority

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

8 Ways to Influence Without Relying on Authority. Character – Your own character is your greatest source of influence. You can influence by providing a clear logic, an explanation of the benefit, and reassurance that it is the right course of action.

Influence is the Value Force of Leadership

Lead Change Blog

All leaders have a sphere of influence. It can be defined as the context in which influence is felt. In some cases, this sphere of influence is small, perhaps extending only to an immediate coworker, friend, or family member. Another common form of influence is intimidation.

The 8 Portals of Influence: How to Lead Without Authority

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

I am delighted and honored that Tanmay Vora created this Sketch Note of “The 8 Portals of Influence,” described in more detail in my blog How to Influence Without Authority. In today’s complex world, leaders need to develop multiple channels of influence.

Let Me Introduce You To Some Awesome Influencers

Joseph Lalonde

Let Me Introduce You To Some Awesome Influencers. Question: Who’s an influencer that’s changing the world that I should get to know? Continue Reading… The post Let Me Introduce You To Some Awesome Influencers appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

30 Influencers Behind the Brands We Love

Lead Change Blog

We recently published an Aha Amplifier social media enabled eBook called Bryan Kramer & Leadtail On The Influencers Behind The Brands We Love that we’re very excited about. Who and what influences them, and what can others learn from them? What type of influencer are you?

Social Media Influence | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

While anyone can have a social media presence, not everyone possesses social media influence. You might have something to say, but without influence, nobody will be listening. Put simply, having a social media presence without influence is little more than an exercise in frivolity.

Focus on Influence – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Focus on Influence – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Too many leaders get caught up in the power. I’m certain that you’ve met at least one or two, maybe even worked for one… “It’s my way or the highway.”

Leading through Long Term Influence

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Great Leadership regular contributor Beth Armknecht Miller: Webster’s Dictionary defines a “leader” as a person who has commanding authority or influence”. I would argue that in the 21st century it’s all about influence, not authority.

The Truth About Influence

Kevin Eikenberry

Influence Leadership Learning action control influenceEight year old Sam Baker was wondering about something, so he asked his parents, “How come our town doesn’t have a Christmas tree lit up for everyone in town to enjoy?” He reasoned that other nearby towns had trees, that they had a tree at the White House, and that he saw them light a [.].

Three Immediate Strategies to Increase Your Influence at Work

Career Advancement

It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers.” Here are three strategies that will help you increase your influence at work.

How To Create Lasting Influence | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Understanding how to leverage the influence factor can make a defining difference in your ability to drive change, build cohesive teams, and to successfully implement strategic vision. As a leader your “Influence Quotient” is the IQ you need to pay attention to.

Four Roadblocks to Overcome for Effective Leadership Influence

Career Advancement

Maura wants to expand her influence in her company , but she’s realizing some major barriers have existed there for years. In any organization, you’re going to run into challenges to expanding your leadership influence.

Is Your Leadership Based On Influence Or Authority?

Tanveer Naseer

While most of us have come to appreciate the limitations and inefficiencies that come with a top-down style of leadership, one binary approach to leadership that’s not so clear is the one where we choose either to rely on our authority or on our influence to guide our team or organization.

Influence Requires Trust: Three Ways to Be More Trustworthy

Change Starts Here

Trust is a necessary prerequisite of influence because it is the foundation of healthy relationships. Put simply, people are more likely to be influenced by someone they trust. In my Fundamentals of Influencing Change at Work course, […]. Influence

Six Types of Stakeholders Leaders Need to Influence

Career Advancement

It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers.” When a leader has influence with clients, they trust her ideas and advice.

Real Influence is a By-Product

QAspire

The world today reveres influence and this leads people to chase influence. When influence becomes a goal, you can easily lose focus on what truly builds influence. Also Read: How to Influence Without Authority.

4 Simple Ways To Grow Your Influence As A Leader

Joseph Lalonde

These leaders know influence is power. And they know how to grow their influence. In fact, the steps to grow your influence are very simple. I think anyone who’s been leading for any time has heard the classic John Maxwell quote: Leadership is influence.

Pre-suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade

Kevin Eikenberry

By Robert Cialdini Social Psychologist, Robert Cialdini, wrote a book called Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion that is a classic and has sold over 3 million copies. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development influence persuasion

How to Build Influence: Go From Gofer to Go-To with These 3 Simple Steps

RapidStart Leadership

“How do you build influence if you are the low person on the totem pole?” It really comes down … How to Build Influence: Go From Gofer to Go-To with These 3 Simple Steps Read More ». We all have to start somewhere, and usually that somewhere is at the bottom of the heap.

How to Unlock Your Leadership Influence Instantly

The Empowered Buisness

There is no leadership without influence. You can have a leadership title, yet have no influence. Influence comes from the latin root “ influere” meaning to flow in. The BIG question is … How do you develop and increase your leadership influence?

The 5 Smartest Strategies to Build Influence in the Workplace

Career Advancement

“Leadership is intentional influence.” Client Brianna asks: People often talk about the importance of influencing internal and external stakeholders. What makes a successful influencer, in your eyes? Career Advancement Influence Leadership Leadership Skills Q&A with Joel

Influence Isn’t a Guarantee

Kevin Eikenberry

There is a difference between what we can control, and what we can merely influence. Influence Leadership Leadership Communication Learning influenceSometimes we get these mixed up and this confusion causes many problems for leaders (and all of us as human beings too). Today, I want to clarify one piece of this mix-up, a piece that starts with us personally, and [.].

4 Steps to Influence Change Through Resistance

Lead Change Blog

Change Management Change influence lead change persist resistance Great opportunities lie on the other side of the status quo. We’ve all heard lines like, “We’ve never done it that way;” or “We tried that back in 1975…” or “That won’t work.”