3 results for tag: influencer

Connect, Then Lead: How to be a Happy Warrior

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…)

The Simple Method That Will Increase Your Influence 60%

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…)

Top 30 Books Every Young Influencer Must Read

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 ...