Influence occurs when a person’s emotions, opinions, or behaviors are affected by others. It is an important component of a leader’s ability to use power and maintain respect in an organization. Influence is apparent in the form of peer pressure, socialization, conformity, obedience, and persuasion.
No matter how long you’ve been in the professional world, you’ve seen many opportunities for difficult conversations. In this TED Talk, Adam Galinsky speaks to that very topic. Galinsky has received numerous national and international awards for his teaching and research. Find the motivation with this TED Talk.
Motivational experts are everywhere! No matter where you are, everyone is a motivational expert. Just walk around your organization and look in the cubicles and offices. The shelves and walls are adorned with quotes, sayings and mantra that are there to inspire. Check out five of the top motivational leaders out there.