Building Blocks for Developing Influence and the Ability to Persuade
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In today’s workplace, few of us have the leverage to insist that the people we work with contribute fully to achieving desired results in a timely manner. Instead influence and the ability to persuade, once considered essential skills for top leadership, are now required skills for all members of an organization, large or small. Influence and the ability to persuade accrue largely as a result of one’s own actions and behaviors. In this article you will (1) find out the basic building blocks of influence; and (2) Learn specific actions you can take to increase your influence and ability to persuade.

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