Influence: Never Underestimate Your Impact

General Leadership

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Leadership & Influence

N2Growth Blog

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.

Increase Your Influence – Stop Talking!

Lead Change Blog

If your life was a silent film, could the people in the audience discern your influence? I just Googled “leadership,” and got 861 million hits. We’ve written books on leadership, blogs on leadership, articles on leadership, and white papers on leadership.

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

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.

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. This feels so similar to the endless hours (years) of trying to find the ultimate leadership style or system – we still “chase after the wind.”

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. It is the lowest common denominator in leadership. Influence based on power is a close second on the leadership food chain. They have more resources, or they already have more ability to influence others. Third, influence based on performance.

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.

Five Communication Hurdles to Leadership Effectiveness and Influence

Career Advancement

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” Taking initiative to address them is one of the most important things you can do to prove your leadership abilities. Your leadership and influence will grow along with the effectiveness of your team.

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.

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

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?

Is Your Leadership Based On Influence Or Authority?

Tanveer Naseer

With a complex endeavour such as leadership, it’s only natural that there be different schools of thought and perspectives on what would be the best way to lead your team and organization forward. Some other posts you may enjoy: Are You Creating Purpose Through Your Leadership?

How to Unlock Your Leadership Influence Instantly

The Empowered Buisness

Influential leadership is not something tangible, physical or material. 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.

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.

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.

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.

Who’s Influencing Your Leadership?

Let's Grow Leaders

In the world of music, composers and performers are influenced by each other every day. In some cases, it is clear who influenced Weber’s work. Scientists are also heavily influenced by their peers. However independent minded you are, others influence your leadership approach.

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®. Communication & Interpersonal Skills Leadership & Supervisory Skills Podcast

4 Steps to Influence Change Through Resistance

Lead Change Blog

Author information Mike Henry Chief Instigator at Lead Change Group Mike is the Chief Instigator of the Lead Change Group and co-author with 20 other Lead Change Instigators, of The Character-Based Leader: Instigating a Leadership Revolution.

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.

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.

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?

Leadership Influence vs. Manipulation

Engaging Leader

Leadership is influence. John Maxwell Does the word “influence” bother you? For some people, the thought that leaders communicate in order to influence people sounds like manipulation.

Creating Waves of Influence Through 7 Character Based Leadership Attributes

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Value Creation If one important outcome of effective character-based leadership is to influence and impact others, how do character based leaders attain this outcome? How do you move from being one rock dropped in the water that creates ripples of influence and impacts some individuals, into many leadership rocks that create waves of influence and impacts [.].

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.

Got Good Influence or Bad?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership The news, TV and blogosphere are awash with stories of hubris-filled executives, politicians, financiers, celebrities, etc. who have misused their power and influence. Yet, at the other end of the spectrum are the overly humble who believe they have zero power and influence and opt out of even trying. Leadership Development Self Leadership EQ influence Lawrence Bossidy Leadership persuasion power

Increase Your Influence – Stop Talking!

Lead Change Blog

If your life was a silent film, could the people in the audience discern your influence? I just Googled “leadership,” and got 861 million hits. We’ve written books on leadership, blogs on leadership, articles on leadership, and white papers on leadership. We’ve talked about leadership in podcasts, radio interviews, TED talks, TEDx talks, and on TV. We diligently craft messages about leadership for every social media channel under the sun.

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.

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.

Focus on Influence – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

And while it’s not always that strong, there are many subtle ways that we as leaders focus on the power of leadership. The post Focus on Influence – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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.

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 showing off.

Three Immediate Strategies to Increase Your Influence at Work

Career Advancement

Leadership is not about a title or a designation. 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.”

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 [.].

How to Influence When You’re Not in Charge

Nathan Magnuson

It’s hard to influence when you don’t have any visibility for one reason: people give more credibility to folks they recognize. Having tunnel vision is the quickest way to limit your influence. If you do the work, don’t be surprised when your influence is accepted.

Leaders, Influence and Family

Lead Change Blog

How often do you consider your influence in your family? Do you work as hard on your leadership at home as you do at the office or in your other social settings? Check out Leaders, Influence and Family over on at www.DrAngelaBisignano.com. [.]. Light Your World family influence Leadership Development valuesPosted in Light Your World [link] Lead Change Member Dr. Angela Bisignano (@AngelaBisignano) published a challenging blog post recently.

5 Ways Forgiveness Lowers Accountability and Influence

Lead Change Blog

When we use forgiveness as a solution, we lower the other person’s accountability and our influence on them. 5 Ways Forgiveness Lowers Accountability and Influence. How can you turn forgiveness into a process that creates more influence and partnership? Forgive and forget….

Baldheaded Leadership

Lead Change Blog

She was the chief operating officer of a large company, and this was the leadership conference for her company. ” As I listened to her powerful message, I thought about how great leadership needs to be totally real before it is attractively adorned; jarringly authentic, not just charmingly presented. Baldheaded leadership is genuine and trust-building. Baldheaded leadership is courageous and transparent. How would your leadership actions change?

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

Networking: 4 Tips to Expand Your Leadership Influence

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development You likely have heard the old adage in the business world, “It’s not what you know; it’s who you know.” Leadership Development Culture Growth influence Inspiration Leadership momentum network weaving networking teamIn generations past, networking typically involved shaking lots of hands and distributing a forest’s worth of business cards.

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.

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.