The ability to influence is one of the essential skills for leaders at all levels.
It’s more art than science, and it can be tough to get your arms around. But the bottom line is that influence matters.
Influence has countless benefits, and is a particularly valuable asset for career progression.
Influence is power. No matter who you are, where you work, or what your professional goals are, achieving more influence in the workplace is critical for success. Gaining influence on a team can help you work together more effectively. Gaining influence in a supervisory position can make you more respected and appreciated. Gaining influence in a meeting can make your voice more likely to be heard and acknowledged.
Successful influencing is about making a connection and appealing to the heart as well as the head. It is about identifying personal triggers and adapting your style to others’ to get the best results from the people you are trying to influence.
A combination of communication and interpersonal skills will help you to get the results you need.
This webinar will cover some practical hints to help develop your powers of influencing whether you need a decision from your boss, an “awkward” peer to help you or a client to accept your new prices.
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