Leadership is …
The words that follow include one key word – Influence.
They each may slightly change the exact sentence, however, influence will be there.
Are all in agreement in their speaking engagements, written materials, and teaching that –
Leadership is influence – the influence of people.
You may find it interesting to know that John Maxwell, Tony Robbins and Robert Cialdini are further in agreement in the fastest way to achieve this!
The fastest way to influence someone else is to influence ourselves.
You don’t like the answer do you?
Maybe you think this is a trick question.
Often when I’m speaking with a group at a workshop or a larger engagement I’ll ask this question to the group –
“By a show hands, who is involved in sales?”
Depending upon the career track of those in attendance a few hands go up if any.
However, we are actually all in sales.
Sales is influencing others and every single one of us influence and sell someone something every single day!
Still shaking your head – No?
Have you ever gone on a date?
Are you married?
The daily influences we all have may not have the potential to change our lives, however, these daily influences may in fact have big consequences.
So let’s go back to – the fastest way to influence someone else is to influence ourselves.
What does really mean?
How do I do this myself?
What steps do I take to make this happen?
Here’s what you may do if you’re serious –
We will schedule a 15 minute call and you’ll have three specific steps.
You may work on yourself right now.
Looking forward to speaking with you.
Wenkroy International LLC is a boutique consulting company with a main purpose of helping entrepreneurs and business people create the strategy, the plan and the steps necessary to achieve that person’s vision for their business and often their life, while navigating the obstacles which may be blocking them from reaching their goals. The process may involve one on one coaching, advising, laser focus days, personal growth workshops and more. The process is utilized for individuals, teams, divisions and across entire companies. People are now able to focus on what matters most to them, because, they have clarity on where they are heading.
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