Time: October 30, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET
Duration: 1 hour
Price: Free

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

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 influence, 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.

At the end of this webinar, participants will be better able to:

  • Articulate why influence is important
  • Understand the key elements of effective influencing skills
  • Begin assessing their current influencing capabilities and competencies
  • Identify opportunities to develop more effective influencing skills
About The Presenter

Lisa Sinclair
Global Portfolio Manager and Senior Faculty

Lisa contributes to the Center’s leadership solutions through design and delivery of customized global leadership development programs for clients in various industries. She also serves as a subject matter expert on experiential learning and is Lead Faculty for the Maximizing Leadership Potential program. She has partnered on leadership solutions with clients from a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, cable and telecommunications, education, non-profit, manufacturing, government, law, technology, military, health care, and more. Lisa brings more than eighteen years of leadership experience to her role in the classroom.

Lisa holds a M.S. in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University, a Master’s Certificate in Servant Leadership, and a B.S. in Business and Human Resource Management from Guilford College.

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