WEBINAR

Being an Influential Leader: How Effective Influencing Can Be a Game-Changer

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Duration: 1 hour

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On Demand

Duration: 1 hour

On Demand

Duration: 1 hour

About the Webinar

Motivating people toward a desired goal often requires more than position and power — it requires the art of persuasion. Whether you are an individual contributor or have a team of 20 direct reports, possessing the ability to influence colleagues at all levels of your organization can be a game-changer in your career.

An influential leader can affect the behavior of others in a particular direction. It’s not about commands — it’s about inspiring, persuading, and encouraging.

You may have an idea to sell, a process to adopt, a change to implement, or an opportunity to pursue. Skillful influencing can align the efforts of others towards your objective, build commitment to the work, and expand the organization’s capacity to meet any challenges along the way.

This webinar will help you understand the critical components of being an influential leader, which include developing self-awareness, establishing common ground, and gaining others’ involvement. You will also learn how effective influence better enables individuals and organizations to build and sustain positive momentum and achieve successful outcomes.

What You’ll Learn

Watch this webinar to learn how to become a more influential leader. After watching, you’ll be better able to:

  • Understand the key elements of effective influencing skills
  • Learn how to assess your current influencing capabilities and competencies to become a more influential leader
  • Identify opportunities to increase group effectiveness using influencing skills

Upskill your team to become more influential leaders. Partner with us for a customized learning journey for your leaders using our research-backed modules. Available leadership topics include Communication, Influence & Selling Your Ideas, Self-Awareness, and more.

Your Hosts

Andy Loignon
Andy Loignon, PhD
Senior Research Scientist

Andy has over a decade of experience working as an organizational scientist identifying data-driven solutions that help organizations address some of their most pressing challenges. In his current role, his research focuses on work groups and teams and emerging leaders. Prior to joining us, Andy was a member of the faculty at Louisiana State University.

Andy has over a decade of experience working as an organizational scientist identifying data-driven solutions that help organizations address some of their most pressing challenges. In his current role, his research focuses on work groups and teams and emerging leaders. Prior to joining us, Andy was a member of the faculty at Louisiana State University.

Shelley Thompkins
Shelley Thompkins, PhD, ACC
Senior Faculty, Societal Impact

An Associate Certified Coach recognized for leveraging best practices across diverse industries and markets, Shelley brings more than 20 years of experience with market-leading organizations and Fortune 500 corporations. A collaborative leader, design thinker, developer, and facilitator, she helps leaders become extraordinary performers, visionaries, and collaborators, as well as critical and strategic thinkers.

An Associate Certified Coach recognized for leveraging best practices across diverse industries and markets, Shelley brings more than 20 years of experience with market-leading organizations and Fortune 500 corporations. A collaborative leader, design thinker, developer, and facilitator, she helps leaders become extraordinary performers, visionaries, and collaborators, as well as critical and strategic thinkers.

Andy Loignon
Andy Loignon, PhD
Senior Research Scientist

Andy has over a decade of experience working as an organizational scientist identifying data-driven solutions that help organizations address some of their most pressing challenges. In his current role, his research focuses on work groups and teams and emerging leaders. Prior to joining us, Andy was a member of the faculty at Louisiana State University.

Shelley Thompkins
Shelley Thompkins, PhD, ACC
Senior Faculty, Societal Impact

An Associate Certified Coach recognized for leveraging best practices across diverse industries and markets, Shelley brings more than 20 years of experience with market-leading organizations and Fortune 500 corporations. A collaborative leader, design thinker, developer, and facilitator, she helps leaders become extraordinary performers, visionaries, and collaborators, as well as critical and strategic thinkers.

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