Recently, our training department of two was given a limited and budget tasked with creating a leadership training program for front- to mid-line managers in a nearly 90-year-old organization with a 450-person, predominantly contract-based workforce.
In today’s competitive landscape, most leaders would benefit from spending more time learning how to enhance their ability to influence.
The way we cultivate influence among colleagues online differs greatly from our face-to-face relationships. But in a highly dispersed, uber-efficient workplace, digital communication is the norm for how we build and maintain positive relationships.
The acronym BLISS delivers a recipe for organizations to follow to develop resilience and influence to address any circumstances that occur.
Influence fills the gaps between success and failure.
Consistency is a key element of influence. Inconsistency leads to a lack of trust. If people don’t trust you, they won’t act on your recommendations or follow your lead.