The ability to influence others without authority is within your reach, but first you have to understand the factors that lead to being viewed as a person with influence and commit to cultivating traits and skills within yourself that will position you as someone who can influence others.
You can influence people without authority, that is, when you understand the factors that get you viewed as an influential person and when you commit yourself in cultivating skills and traits which will position you as someone who is able to influence others.
Join expert speaker Mary White in this riveting session to get practical tips and suggestions that will definitely help you develop your ability in influencing others effectively, without the necessity of being authoritative. If you are a person who can influence without authority, you are bound to enjoy a unique position which will distinguish you as an outstanding employee - ensuring an all round success now and in the future. If you have strong ability in this area, you thrive in a team environment, are able to get support and assistance from peers and other contacts, cultivate a symbiotic relationship with co-workers and clients and are known to be the brightest and best in the workplace.
Irrespective of your position or responsibility in your career, if you have the ability to influence others - it has a powerful and positive impact on your professional success. Beginning with focusing on your own actions - you should know how to present yourself, how you are perceived and the way you communicate with others. You should also cultivate the ability to read other people and should be willing to be flexible so as to ensure you're meeting their needs.
At every level, employees can benefit from mastering the art to influence people who they don't hold any decision making authority or direct power to, irrespective of the position or responsibility. If you hold a managerial position, the power to influence without authority can add another dimension to your professional skills. The ability to exert interpersonal influence with your team, without having to resort to the formal authority of your position, is an important key to being viewed as an effective leader.
Who Should Attend
Mary Gormandy White M.A., SPHR
Mary Gormandy White, M.A., SPHR, SHRM-SCP is co-founder of MTI Business Solutions (www.mtibusiness.com), Gulf-Coast-based corporate training firm specializing in HR, management, leadership, communication, customer service and Everything DiSC training and related services. She works with clients throughout the U.S. and ... More info