The Leading Strong Podcast Episode 6: The Skill of Influence

The Leading Strong Podcast Episode 6: The Skill of Influence

Welcome to The Leading Strong Podcast hosted by 34 Strong Co-Founders Darren Virassammy and Brandon Miller. This episode aired on 09/9/20. You can listen to the Full Episode HERE.

In this week’s episode, hosts Brandon Miller and Darren Virassammy dive into the 3rd of the 12 Manager Intelligence Skills – Influence. We must be able to influence our team to achieve necessary outcomes. The skill of influence gives us the opportunity to move through people, to connect with them, and to make that ultimate impact.

The Highs and Lows of the Influence Skill

  • High: My team follows my lead. When setting direction, they are engaged and go with me. I am outcome driven and create forward movement toward the achievement of our organizations key performance Indicators
  • Low: My team is not motivated to follow me, I get push back, low participation and disengagement.

Key Questions

1. How will you get the person you selected to like you and trust you more? (Select one person from your team)

2. How will you make sure this person you selected knows you are listening to them when they speak and share?

Book Recommendation of the Week

Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

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Stay Tuned for next week as we dive into the Management Intelligence Skill of Inspiration!