You are more influential when you can articulate a clear vision, drive engagement, and understand and navigate the informal power structure in your organization. You will identify your current skills in these areas and acquire new tools to help you build your influence across the organization. The most influential leaders provide their team members with clear performance expectations and feedback, continually coach employees, and recognize good performance. You will learn and practice all of these skills.
You will learn to:
- Drive engagement
- Navigate the informal power structure
- Persuade others
- Influence upward
- Set clear goals
- Identify differences in motivation among your team members
- Create a culture of trust and accountability
- Coach others
- Provide meaningful feedback
Jerritt Johnston is the owner of True North Consultants, a leadership development and organizational consulting business. He holds a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of St. Thomas and has spent his professional career training individuals and facilitating organizational growth.
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