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Thursday, November 4, 2021

 
The Brazen Leaderhttps://brazenleader.comMusings on Leadership, Business, and Things that Make You Go HmmmmSun, 31 Oct 2021 13:38:06 +0000en-UShourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8.1Video: Leading with Influence — The ultimate Jedi Mind Trickhttps://brazenleader.com/business/leading-with-influence-the-ultimate-jedi-mind-trick/Sun, 31 Oct 2021 13:35:02 +0000https://brazenleader.com/?p=1295It’s like a Jedi Mind Trick… Leading with influence is real leadership. It’s the only leadership that matters. But how? It’s simpler than we sometimes think, so let’s just keep it that way. No need to complicate things unnecessarily. Three areas to focus on: Know your audience. Influencing at a senior level is not the […]

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It’s like a Jedi Mind Trick…

Leading with influence is real leadership. It’s the only leadership that matters.

But how? It’s simpler than we sometimes think, so let’s just keep it that way. No need to complicate things unnecessarily. Three areas to focus on:

  1. Know your audience. Influencing at a senior level is not the same as doing so for a more junior audience. Senior folks tend to grasp concepts and ideas more readily, while our up-and-comers can focus on our specific words so closely they can sometimes lose sight of the big picture.
  2. Keep it intentional. Leading isn’t an offshoot, an unintended consequence, or an afterthought. It’s your primary focus, as should be your efforts to influence. Make your intentions known – no one should have to guess. Do good things, then move on without fanfare. Be the example, not the excuse.
  3. Be aware of your impact. Like it or not, you’re always “on.” Effective leaders don’t get to have bad or “cheat” days. Those you lead need you at your best – or at least your apparent best – all the time. Be mindful that your influence doesn’t lead to unintended consequences.

Leading with Influence is simply “be the good example” on steroids. Exemplary, intentional behavior along with clear language on expectations and results gets us pointed in the right direction.

May the force be with you.

Be Brazen.

…and remember that Grace and Accountability can coexist.

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