Real Influence is a By-Product


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. Truly connecting with others (technology is just a medium).

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.

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?

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Why leaders need to learn to love technology

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How Successful Leaders Use Culture To Influence Behaviour

Tanveer Naseer

The authors of the year’s three best business books on culture, one of which is a novel, explore the elusive subject from widely divergent perspectives, but all end up confirming that it is the single most powerful influence on how people behave in organizations.

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.

Decision Makers vs. Influencers

Strategy Driven

decision makers for each sale, and ‘unknown’ influencers. Yet there is no difference between ‘decision makers’ and ‘influencers’. If you want to move and your daughter is in her last year of high school and prefers to stay behind to finish the year, is she a decision maker or an influencer? If your tech group isn’t available to implement an important new program until they finish their current work, would the tech director be an influencer or a decision maker?

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.

Social Media – Technology’s Leadership Innovation

Modern Servant Leader

Technology has provided innovations in business, education, agriculture – virtually every field and industry. Finally, through social media , technology is also a cornerstone of innovation for leadership. Leadership is Influence. “Leadership is influence, nothing more, nothing less.” As leadership great John Maxwell explains, to lead is to influence. Influence Requires a Dialogue. Massive Dialogue Enables Massive Influence.

On Leadership, Technology, and Resource Planning

Linked 2 Leadership

Organizational Health Practical Steps to Influence Team Building Leadership Technology & Leadership ERP jd edwards leadership syntaxPeople, processes, and resources are all elements that make up any enterprise. The leader’s role is to effectively utilize and balance these elements to fulfill the organizational objectives.

What Influenced Car Styling


He notes: My thesis is that after a period of rapid, focused change in appearance during the 1930s and 40s, what followed has been largely a case of changing styles or fashions that were influenced to some degree by outside forces such as technological changes and government regulations

Influencing Creativity and Innovation


So what is your role in influencing creativity and innovation in others? Posted in Uncategorized 7 Responses to “Influencing Creativity and Innovation&# Brian Groves : July 26, 2010 at 2:32 pm Great article and vital info for business leaders of today and tomorrow.

Leadership & Influence Summit | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Registration for this free online event will not only give you access to my video, but also presentations featuring some of today’s leading influencers. This topic has deeply impacted me in recent years: "defining moments" with respect to leadership influence.

069: 9 Telltale Signs of Influence 3.0

Engaging Leader

New technologies make information accessible to everyone. The post 069: 9 Telltale Signs of Influence 3.0 New technologies make information accessible to everyone. Engaging Leader™ Influence 3.0 What used to work for leaders in the past is no longer as effective today.

The Rise of Influence 3.0: How Business Began Catching Up to Motivation 3.0

Engaging Leader

Readers of Daniel Pink’s 2009 bestseller DRIVE will notice parallels between Influence 3.0 But there are more factors affecting influence than just motivational psychology factors; for example, culture, technology, and communication. The post The Rise of Influence 3.0:

How Digital Process Innovation Can Influence Organisational Change In The Finance Sector

Strategy Driven

The finance sector as we know it is being transformed by new technology. NEX Optimisation are undergoing an ambitious project to use distributed ledger technology to provide a single source of truth regarding financial transactions.

Frontline Festival: Leaders share about favorite apps, technology, and productivity hacks

Let's Grow Leaders

This month’s festival gives tips about favorite tools and technology. Becky Robinson of Weaving Influence shares “My team uses Basecamp for every project, and using Basecamp helps us stay focused to deliver what we’ve promised.

Articles of Faith: On Leadership, Theology, and Technology

Linked 2 Leadership

Articles of Faith Life Balance Organizational Health Practical Steps to Influence Servant Leadership leadership ManagementGenuine Leadership is Always Spiritual Leadership —————————————————————————– This post is part of our Sunday Series titled “Articles of Faith.” We investigate leadership lessons from the Bible. See the whole series here.

Change management and sales: influencing the buying decision path

Strategy Driven

But until the stakeholders (decision makers, influencers, appropriate managers) agree that making a purchase is the only way to get where they want to end up, and all of the people that will touch the new solution buy-in to altering the status quo (their policies, relationships, rules, past decisions, job descriptions, etc), they will not make a purchase or a change: they will continue the dysfunctional behavior even when an ideal solution is right in front of them.

Leaders: Influencing Others By Listening « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

Two Ears, One Mouth So many times we try to influence by pulling people into our viewpoint by lectures and arguments.

Does technology free us or enslave us?

Chartered Management Institute

Technology certainly aids those wishing to work from home, but is there a danger that having work available so readily can lead to a lack of psychological detachment from work? Whilst some divisions are clearly created by us, many are influenced by the technoogy we use.

Healthcare, Paradigm Shifts and the Influence of W.E. Deming

Deming Institute

Guest post by Mike Stoecklein. I’ve been involved with healthcare most of my life. I blogged about my experience in healthcare back in 2011 and described how my “hope level” for improvement in healthcare has gone up and down like a sine-wave pattern over the last 20-30 years.

Manufacturing Study: Measuring Performance Directly Influences Financial Results

Six Disciplines

The results illustrate the approach, business processes, and software technologies used today and how they correlate to dramatic business performance improvement.

Influence Change at Work Radio Show – 2015 Episodes

Change Starts Here

This year on the Influence Change at Work radio show, fantastic guests joined me to share their wisdom, experience and tips. As change management professionals our success often depends upon our ability to influence without authority and to influence “difficult” people.

5 Ways Online Learning Can Radically Improve Your Leadership Abilities

Linked 2 Leadership

Leadership Lessons Learned Life Balance Organizational Health Practical Steps to Influence Technology & Leadership Coaching elearning leadership leadership skills Self-developmentIn today’s on-demand economy, sharpening your company’s competitive edge is the only way to avoid blending in with the noise. And few tactics can set leaders and their talent apart […].

Implement Change with More Influence, Confidence and Impact

Change Starts Here

Would you like to implement change with more influence, confidence and impact? Here’s how you can get the boost your change initiative needs : Influence Accelerator. Increase your personal influence while still being yourself.

Be a Millenial Who Shines at Work

Nathan Magnuson

Millenials are the most connected generation, given how advances in technology have all but broken down the traditional communication barriers. Millenials have a wealth of skills to offer in the workplace – technology being at the forefront. 2015 was a big year for Millenials.

6 Common Leadership Practices That Are Sooo Last Year

Linked 2 Leadership

Future Leadership Issues Leadership Lessons Learned Practical Steps to Influence Technology & Leadership Values-Based Leadership business leadership Management teamwork The reputation of your business is the biggest asset of your company; it’s the reason people are willing to buy your services, respect your better judgement, and favour you over […].

5 Things Leaders Should Know About Email Marketing

Linked 2 Leadership

EntrepreLeadership Practical Steps to Influence Professional Development Technology & Leadership Coaching communication content marketing ManagementLeaders today have so much more to deal with than ever before. With the simple advent and ubiquity of email, social media, and electronic commerce, leaders have many more opportunities […]. The post 5 Things Leaders Should Know About Email Marketing appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

How does IT influence your organisation?

Chartered Management Institute

It seems reasonable to assume that communications technology will play a massive part in achieving this more 'bottom up' approach to management. New research looks into what kind of technology helps to achieve this and what kinds do not. There is an increasing consensus that decisions should be made lower down the organisation. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

Marketing To Women: research about digital influence and the female Irish consumer

Krishna De

I was delighted to be invited to deliver a presentation at the conference ‘Purse Power: How to Engage and Influence the New Irish Female Consumer’ hosted by RD Communications recently. Digital Influence And The Female Irish Consumer.

Design and Influence Irresistible Change – Learn How in this Special Workshop

Change Starts Here

Similar workshops I’ve conducted privately for clients have enabled leadership and project teams to gain clarity about the change they want to implement and to figure out how they can influence the desired change effectively.

10 Strategies To Grow In Your Influence With Others |

Tim Milburn

Home About SPEAKING RESOURCES Archives CONTACT 10 Strategies To Grow In Your Influence With Others 0 Comments Welcome to Top 10 Week. One of the top skills of every effective leader I’ve studied or seen is the ability to influence others. The best kind of influence is reciprocal.

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

Harvard Business Review

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Having influence in the workplace has “clear value,” says Dorie Clark, author of Entrepreneurial You. ” But gaining influence in the modern workplace is difficult, according to Nick Morgan, author of Power Cues. “ It’s never been harder to influence others, because they’ve never been more distracted,” he says. Influence Communication Digital Article

Emerging Leaders: Leading the “New World”

Linked 2 Leadership

Leading & Developing Other Leaders Leading Change Practical Steps to Influence Technology & Leadership communication emerging leaders leadership leadership communication new leaders social mediaAs leaders in a professional environment, we always aim to convey a message with good intentions. However, we can oftentimes fail. This is because we haven’t crafted our message for the correct target.

3 Steps to Leading in a Foreign Land

Linked 2 Leadership

Authentic Leadership Practical Steps to Influence Technology & Leadership business Google Hangout leadership Leading situations and teams can be difficult on any given day. But when you jump into a situation where you are called upon to lead in short-order and everything about the ordeal is absolutely foreign to you, then this is when you need to get a leadership plan that works. Freaking out is not an […].

The Long-Distance Leader with Wayne Turmel

Lead Change Blog

We can often use technology to give us places to hide rather than doing the hard work of being a good leader. Technology allows us to do some wonderful things, but it also allows us to do the wrong thing really easily.”. 14:52 – Technology complicates things.

Rethinking How Leaders Network

Linked 2 Leadership

While technology has simplified the networking and follow-up experience, […]. EntrepreLeadership Leadership Lessons Learned Practical Steps to Influence Sales Leadership gifts impression leadership Networking Wisdom Today’s leaders know that networking events aren’t just opportunities to make sales pitches; they’re the building blocks of mutually beneficial relationships. The post Rethinking How Leaders Network appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

The collaborative team player

Lead Change Blog

Helen Keller Today, the social implications of a multi-generational workforce joining with the informational implications of new technology make collaboration a priority in many organizations. Leadership Development Character-based Leadership Collaborate Communication influence

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Will the Huawei Arrest Influence the U.S.-China Trade Talks?

Harvard Business Review

It has been the beneficiary of extensive government subsidies, contracts, protection, and, some say, government-sponsored hacking of foreign technology companies and of the U.S. Economics & Society Technology East & Southeast Asia Digital ArticlePaul Taylor/Getty Images.

5 Ways to Build Organizational Strength in Risk-Taking Arena

Linked 2 Leadership

Because business, technology, and economics have changed so drastically, today’s leaders and organizations need to provide for stability during times of chaos. Organizational Health Practical Steps to Influence Servant Leadership business communication leadership Management risk takingThey need to excel at the implementation of […]. The post 5 Ways to Build Organizational Strength in Risk-Taking Arena appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

The Universal Causes of Human Behavior

Kevin Eikenberry

Aristotle lived in the days before most all of the technology we take for granted was invented. Change Influence Leadership Learning Personal Development Quotations Aristotle human behavior Today’s quotation isn’t new.

You, Leadership, and the Environment

Linked 2 Leadership

Future Leadership Issues Practical Steps to Influence Technology & Leadership enviornment leadership NewsThe number one priority for leaders is their team, their vision, and themselves. “I propose a new priority for leaders…the environment.” ” Putting all manner of politics and polarizing opinions aside, as a matter of general stewardship, we as leaders all should be promoting a healthy environment. We should be doing this both in the workplace and [.].