Influence Blog

September 22, 2017
Stacey Hanke blog

7 Ways to Be Memorable Long After the Interaction

Several of you have asked what S.P.A.R.K.™ is after seeing my reference to this in several blogs.    S.P.A.R.K.™ is the most effective way to: Help […]
September 10, 2017

4 Signs You’re Not as Influential as You Think

You May Not Be as Influential as You Think You Are If…   People don’t follow your lead. Winning over your audience means knowing beforehand what […]
August 27, 2017

Influence in the Last 30 Seconds: 4 Must-Haves to Rock Your Closings

  How many times have you heard this closing to a meeting, virtual or face-to-face conversation?   “Thank you for your time. I hope you found […]
August 15, 2017

Influence in the first 30 Seconds – 5 Must Haves to Rock Your Opening

  How many times have you heard the following opening to a meeting, virtual or face-to-face conversation?   “Thank you for coming here today, we are […]
July 31, 2017

Meeting Best Practices – 8 Steps You Can Take Immediately To Have Influence

Drop me a note to share the action steps you will commit to this month to deliver meetings that influence action. Tag me on my Facebook […]
July 14, 2017

Deliberate Practice: 4 Surefire Ways to Enhance Your Influence

“The greater the outcome, the greater demand on practice.”   If you’ve ever played a sport, musical instrument or participated in any similar pursuit that takes […]
June 30, 2017

Meetings That Influence

10 Must-Haves to Stop Wasting Time Agenda. ALWAYS send a clear and specific agenda at least 48 hours prior to the meeting, and ask for participants’ […]
June 19, 2017

The Impact of Brevity

Take Action This Week Audio record yourself at least five times this week. Listen to your playback. What are your filler words and phrases? When do […]
June 2, 2017

Are You Really As Influential As You Think You Are?

Take Action This Week: Ask someone you can trust to tell you the truth about how you come across? How would they describe the reputation you’ve […]
May 22, 2017

YOU MAY NOT BE AS INFLUENTIAL AS YOU THINK YOU ARE IF…You are the only one talking during a meeting.

Have you ever gone into a meeting (either physical or virtual) intending to do a “data dump” – to share as much information with as many […]