Influence Blog

December 18, 2017

’Tis the Season to Be Kind! 5 Steps to Growing Your Influence Through Kindness

What has happened to saying “thank you” when someone holds the door for you? What has happened to respecting others’ time by showing up on time, […]
November 28, 2017

4 Critical Steps to Increase Influence During Virtual Conversations

Drop me a note to share how you used the above four steps this week to increase your influence during a virtual conversation. Tag me on […]
October 18, 2017

4 Steps for Adapting Your Message on the Fly

Be present.  Being present means being completely focused on your audience and fully in tune with what is happening between you in the moment. Do you […]
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’ […]