A Leader’s First Step to Effective Influence

Guest post from Dan Mann Leadership is about one thing: influencing adult behavior. Ironically, that’s one of the most difficult human actions to accomplish. In our positions as leaders—whether that’s … Read more

10 Ways to Sway your Boss

Most managers are always looking for good ideas. They also often have experience, know more, and are in a good position to evaluate the merits of an idea. When they … Read more

Leading through Long Term Influence

Guest post by Great Leadership regular contributor Beth Armknecht Miller: Webster’s Dictionary defines a “leader” as a person who has commanding authority or influence”. I would argue that in the … Read more

Why Persuade When You Can Influence?

Guest post by Dr. Mark Goulston and Dr. John Ullmen: Do you like being pushed? Being sold? Being maneuvered? Being manipulated? If you are like most people, your answer is … Read more