The ability to positively influence others is vital in today’s collaborative organizations. Whenever you need action and commitment from employees and colleagues, you need to exert influence. In many organizations, individuals without direct authority over others are still expected to influence others and achieve results. Learn to understand your role as an influencer, plan your approach with others, and communicate your position positively and persuasively.
- Describe your role as an influencer and identify obstacles you face.
Use listening, questioning, and reframing skills in interpersonal influence.
Identify ways to recognize and deal with resistance in others by planning positive, persuasive messages.
Who Should Attend:
Individuals, with or without direct authority, who need to influence, negotiate, or gain cooperation from others.