Influence is “the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something.” Effective leaders know the importance and power of being able to positively influence others. Since influence is an essential factor to leading successfully it would be wise and beneficial to grow in our influence. If you want to increase your influence I recommend these four points:
1. Know and be Yourself
If you want to have and gain influence then it’s important to know and be yourself. This requires self discovery in the areas of your personality, uniqueness, strengths, and weaknesses. Then accepting and being true to yourself and how you have been created. The secret is to be yourself and not someone else. When you do this people will see you’re an authentic leader and want to follow you. To maintain and increase your influence then be yourself.
2. Serve Others…
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