“The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and to influence their actions.” – John Hancock
The ability to influence others is crucial in your career, in management, and leadership. When signing a new client, you use influence to convince them you can deliver better results than the competition.
When you are a manager, you use influence to motivate your employees to bring their best. When you lead a team, you use influence to set the strategy and get everybody on board. Lastly, as an OD professional, you use influence to get stakeholders to communicate with one another to improve process and workflow.
But what are the tactics that influence people to behave a certain way in the workplace? We will identify and discuss the most common and effective influence tactics used in the workplace and apply these to your experiences. By attending this event, you will be able to quickly identify the tactics being used all around your workplace and on you, and also learn how to utilize them to get what you want.