In this ariticle you will take a deeper dive into Understanding Your Organizational Culture.
We all want more leaders and influencers to help our organization be successful. (That is, unless you are a control-freak and feel threatened by any emerging influencer.) With this goal in mind, we prescribe how to identify the high-capacity influencers... Continue Reading
I have spent most of my professional life teaching how to grow your influence. I am all for increasing your influence; however, there are people who seek to influence you that might be detrimental to your progress or even disastrous to your well-being.... Continue Reading
I found this interesting infographic about different types of influencers. Here are my thoughts on several of "the Faces" that I often deal with as an influence consultant. Which face are you?
Jonah Berger, Professor of Marketing at the Wharton School in Pennsylvania, has some new and deep insights into how we are influenced at the subconscious level. On a recent PBS... Continue Reading
A Parable On the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, Joe went to his office party. They had great festivities and even gave away a free frozen turkey. Joe, who had only been employed by the company for 9 months, happened to win the frozen turkey. Like he... Continue Reading
Influencing For or Against: The Role of Oppositional Influence and What We Learn from Brexit, Trump, and Others
Europe and Britain were shaken this week by the Brexit vote. The populous movement was influenced by those who said Britain was being held back by the EU, which they said imposed too many rules on business and charged billions of pounds a year in... Continue Reading
One of the things that robs us from healthy influence is worry, fear and anxiety. In fact, these often don’t decrease our influence but actually cause us to seek to influence others in unhealthy ways in order to bring quick alleviation to our anxiety.... Continue Reading
The Edelman Survey and Karen Keller’s Reaction An interesting new study on influence was recently conducted on the topics of trust and influence by the Edelman group. In this study, the global population was... Continue Reading
We often use our words to influence others, but how does nonverbal communication convey meaning in regards to influence? A recent study reveals that 75% of emotional meaning is carried via nonverbal channels. In fact, when the nonverbal and verbal... Continue Reading
"The most valuable of all capital is that invested in human beings." Alfred Marshall, Principles of Economic There are many ways a company can invest its capital: land, equipment, research, development and more. Your organization can go the “cause route... Continue Reading