Influence Blog

November 20, 2016
Kindness

Be Humble and Kind – 3 Daily Actions to Increase Influence

You may not know that I am a country music fan.  You can’t take the country out of this farm girl.  If you haven’t listened closely […]
November 6, 2016
myth-vs-reality

Myth versus Reality – 3 Actions to Identify How Influential You Are

 MYTH : I feel influential, therefore I am.” Many people believe that if they think they are a certain way (i.e., a good driver or an […]
October 23, 2016
Code of Conduct

The Opposite of Influence – Unbecoming Conduct

Have you ever questioned your behavior or exited a meeting questioning why you came on too strong? Did you wish you could take back what you […]
October 10, 2016
Communication photo

Every Moment Matters – Taking Your Conversations to the Next Level

  The mistake most individuals make in building relationships is assuming that influence is a one-time event. We sprint through life, running from meeting to meeting, […]
September 26, 2016

Trust Seals the Deal – 3 Actions You Can Take Immediately

People will only allow you to influence them if they trust you. They value honesty and transparency. They want to know that you sincerely care about […]
September 12, 2016
Did you get my email?

You May Not Be as Influential as You Think You Are If…

Others don’t respond to your emails and texts as frequently or quickly as you would like People’s response to your emails and texts is based on […]
August 22, 2016
Avoid costing your company money

4 Steps to Avoid Costing Your Company Money!

We’ve heard it before: We need to connect and engage with others to influence them to take action. Yet how many of us REALLY take this […]
August 8, 2016
communicate with influence

Deliberate Practice: 4 Ways to Immediately Change Behaviors

Individuals come to us because they want to build and maintain a reputation that communicates trustworthiness, confidence, knowledge, and most importantly, influence. The majority wants a […]
July 11, 2016

Influence Beyond the Interaction

You can often tell how much influence leaders have by the way their teams perform when they are out of the office. When the boss is […]
June 27, 2016

Selling or Distracting – Five Biggest Sales Presentation Tips

Would you want to sit through your sales presentation more than once? Stop the madness by applying the top six biggest sales presentation tips. 1. Brevity. Most […]