People often ask us how to get better at influencing - a team, colleagues, upper management, the boss.
Unfortunately, there is no formula. Each situation is different and each person you wish to influence will be persuaded by different factors - such as budgets, values, creativity, tradition, ambition, strategic plans, turn of mind and even turn of phrase.
However, although there’s no recipe for influencing individuals or individual situations, you can become a more influential person. That way, you have an edge: impact and respect. With that advantage in hand, you can set out to discover ways to influence that are effective in your company’s culture.
Here are 10 tips for becoming a more influential person.