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Increasing Your Influence at Work All-in-One For Dummies

Published: July 11, 2018

Overview

Get ahead in the workplace by influencing others 

Influence is a timeless topic for business leaders and others in positions of power, but the world has evolved to the point where everyone needs these skills. No matter your job, role, rank, or function, if you want to get things done you need to know how to influence up, down, across, and outside the organization.

Increasing Your Influence at Work All-in-One For Dummies shows you how to contribute more fully to important decisions, resolve conflicts more easily, lead and manage more effectively, and much more. Plus, you'll discover how to develop the most important attributes necessary for influence—trustworthiness, reliability, and assertiveness—and find out how to move beyond.

  • Includes easy-to-apply information for influencing managers, peers, and subordinates
  • Shows you how to build trust with your co-workers and cultivate reliability through consistency and being personal
  • Illustrates how influencing others in the office helps you enjoy a greater measure of control over your work life 
  • Helps you advance your career more rapidly than others

No matter who you are, where you work, or what your professional goals are, achieving more influence in the workplace is critical for success. 

Get ahead in the workplace by influencing others 

Influence is a timeless topic for business leaders and others in positions of power, but the world has evolved to the point where everyone needs these skills. No matter your job, role, rank, or function, if you want to get things done you need to know how to influence up, down, across, and outside the organization.

Increasing Your Influence at Work All-in-One For Dummies shows you how to contribute more fully to important decisions, resolve conflicts more easily, lead and manage more effectively, and much more. Plus, you'll discover how to develop the most important attributes necessary for influence—trustworthiness,

reliability, and assertiveness—and find out how to move beyond.

  • Includes easy-to-apply information for influencing managers, peers, and subordinates
  • Shows you how to build trust with your co-workers and cultivate reliability through consistency and being personal
  • Illustrates how influencing others in the office helps you enjoy a greater measure of control over your work life 
  • Helps you advance your career more rapidly than others

No matter who you are, where you work, or what your professional goals are, achieving more influence in the workplace is critical for success. 

Increasing Your Influence at Work All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

In today’s workplace, influence is more important than ever. When you know how to exert influence at work, you can control and more rapidly advance your career than others can. Four basic steps can help you achieve influence, no matter where you are in your career; if you’re higher up in your company, consider leadership best practices to further boost your impact.