Building your influence as a Leader - Toolkit

Toolkit to help you develop your influence as a leader

Why is it so hard to get people to agree to a good idea?

​​Why are some leaders constantly faced with challenges and objections? Reaching agreement as a leader does not mean you should manipulate or force people to accept your ideas and accomplish your objectives; there are ethical ways for leaders to successfully build influence.

Leaders attempting to influence and persuade others are faced with the challenges of navigating through organizational politics. An effective leader recognizes that organizational politics can provide positive ways to influence others in order to accomplish goals.

What are those skills that you can develop to build your influence as a leader?

This "Influence" toolkit is articulated around 4 pillars, each of them providing key insights and practical guidelines:

  1. Understand influence as a leader, what techniques to use for influencing a team to accept your ideas, and understand organizational politics.

  2. How to build a reputation of trust and respect as well as a change agent.

  3. Build key external attributes for a meaningful network and,

  4. What interpersonal skills to develop.

1. Understand Influence

Building your influence through persuasion techniques and positive organizational politics.

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Techniques

Building your influence through persuasion techniques and positive organizational politics.

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Politics

Politics are at work in any organization. Understand and use them in a positive way.

Process

Use influence techniques to persuade others while avoiding the negative use of politics.

2. Influence & Change Management

Be a change agent: How to build a reputation of trust and respect through change management.

Principles of Change Management

Common Roadblocks & Solutions to Change

Preparing and Implementing Change

Reinforcing & Embedding Change

3. Meaningful Network

How to build and manage your social capital, and why.

4. Building Rapport

Build rapport through understanding and empathy.

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Training and Workshops at Lean4U
Process Optimization