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As a leader, which is better? Being lovable or being strong? Machiavelli posed a similar question and answered that one should be both, but because it’s hard to unite these two attributes in one person, it is much safer to be feared than loved.” A growing body of research led by Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy suggests that this may be the wrong approach. Leaders are judged by immediately by two characteristics: how loveable they are (their warmth, communion, or trustworthiness) and how fearsome they are (their strength, agency, or competence). (more…)
If you're like most people, you face influence challenges that have you stumped. Whether you're a new CEO who wants to overhaul the corporate culture of your organization, or a parent who wants to help your children create effective studying habits, or simply someone who wants to make a difference, the ability to exert influence is what will make or break it. In Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change, authors Grenny and Patterson share remarkable insights and real-life, powerful stories of extraordinary influencers from all walks of life. The following is a summary of robust strategies for creating lasting change. (more…)
It's almost a platitude that reading is used as a tool to inspire influencers to grow. If you want to know which top books every young influencer/ leader should read, please read below. You can download here the survey results in the PDF format. Below is a culmination of of what Jason Young and Daniel Decker embarked on - the definitive list of recommended books every young influencer must read. Over 200 people completed the survey, each sharing their top 5 recommended books. That’s nearly 1000 books we combed through and put into a simple, easy to read, downloadable PDF. We listed the books by “Vote” which is basically how ...