Influencer : The New Science of Leading Change

by Joseph Grenny

Other authorsKerry Patterson (Author), Ron McMillan (Author), Al Switzler (Author), David Maxfield (Author)
Paper Book, 2013



Call number

IBMC Library - BF 774 I54 2013 - Also shlvd w/ Pastoral Care


New York : McGraw-Hill Education, 2nd edition


0071808868 / 9780071808866


CHANGE YOUR COMPANY. CHANGE THE LIVES OF OTHERS. CHANGE THE WORLD. An INFLUENCER leads change. An INFLUENCER replaces bad behaviors with powerful new skills. An INFLUENCER makes things happen. This is what it takes to be an INFLUENCER. Whether you're a CEO, a parent, or merely a person who wants to make a difference, you probably wish you had more influence with the people in your life. But most of us stop trying to make change happen because we believe it is too difficult, if not impossible. We learn to cope rather than learning to influence. From the bestselling authors who taught the world how to have Crucial Conversations comes the new edition of Influencer, a thought-provoking book that combines the remarkableinsights of behavioral scientists and business leaders with the astonishing stories of high-powered influencersfrom all walks of life. You'll be taught each and every step of the influence process--including robust strategies for making change inevitable in your personal life, your business, and your world. You'll learn how to: Identify high-leverage behaviors that lead to rapid and profound change Apply strategies for changing both thoughts and actions Marshal six sources of influence to make change inevitable Influencer takes you on a fascinating journey from San Francisco to Thailand to South Africa, where you'll see how seemingly "insignificant" people are making incredibly significant improvements in solving problems others would think impossible. You'll learn how savvy folks make change not only achievable and sustainable, but inevitable. You'll discover breakthrough ways of changing the key behaviors that lead to greater safety, productivity, quality, and customer service. No matter who you are or what you do, you'll never learn a more valuable or important set of principles and skills. Once you tap into the power of influence, you can reach out and help others work smarter, grow faster, live, look, and feel better--and even save lives. The sky is the limit . . . for an Influencer.… (more)

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The new science of leading change
Leadership is influence
The three keys to influence
Find vital behaviors
Help them love what they hate
Help them do what they can't
Provide encouragement
Provide assistance
Change their economy
Change their space
Become and influencer.
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