Influence Skills Training

Influence: The Business of Getting Things Done

Provide influence training to your leaders and they’ll be more successful at building alignment, gaining commitment, and driving performance.

Achieving the truly important things in work and life requires the ability to influence others. One person can’t do it all alone.

At a basic level, influence is about compliance — getting someone to do something. And getting others to take action is often essential for a leader to be able to accomplish their goals within their organization.

That’s why influence is one of the core leadership skills needed in every role.

Effective leaders don’t just command; they inspire, persuade, and encourage. They tap into group knowledge, point individuals toward a common goal, and draw out a commitment to achieve results.

Influential leaders are able to promote themselves, their teams, and their ideas authentically and credibly. They must also understand available influencing tactics and select the right type of appeal to connect with others and gain support for their ideas. Our research-based influence training for leaders can help.

Upskill Your Team Leaders With Influence Training

Help Them Achieve Personal & Organizational Goals With Stronger Influencing Skills

To drive effective results, leaders need to be able to:

  • Understand why influencing skills are important.
  • Articulate personal influence strengths and developmental gaps.
  • Recognize the components of effective influence.
  • Be aware of different sources of need and motivation.
  • Adapt their influencing approach to the situation, applying influence concepts to real-life situations.

Help your team get things done at your organization by equipping them with leadership development that includes influence training. We can deliver our research-based influencing skills training content — or you can.

You Can Deliver Our Influence Training Content, or We Can

You Deliver

We can equip your facilitators to deliver an internal influence skills training workshop, either online or in person, whichever you prefer:

Access everything your internal HR or team leaders need to upskill your people by holding an influence skills training workshop

Let’s talk about how you can leverage this proven influence skills training content into a custom internal development initiative

We Deliver

Or, we can incorporate influence training as part of a larger leadership development initiative for your organization:

Combine with other topic modules and interactive experiences into a customized learning journey for your people

All of our core leadership programs include a component of influence training, tailored for leaders at every level

What Our Clients Are Saying

Organizations that have partnered with us to upskill their people with access to our proven influencing skills training content consistently tell us the same thing: their experience with CCL made a significant impact on their culture — and their bottom line. 

But don’t just take our word for it — take theirs.

“The program was an incredibly transformational course. I learned things about my impact on others during this week that I did not anticipate, and … was a catalyst for some major breakthroughs in my ability to lead and influence within my organization.”

Ashlee Dutton

Manager of Development & Leadership Advancement
Pikes Peak Community College

“Coming into the experience, I was very narrow in my thinking … but by the end of the week it became much broader in scope.  I will be focusing on developing and using strategic influence in helping others to become more strategic throughout our organization.”

Ed Miller

Divisional Vice President
Edward Jones

Let’s Discuss Influence Training at Your Organization

Our experts are here to help. Let’s have a conversation about how our proven influence skills training content could help support your leaders and your organization’s development initiatives.

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