Influence is power.
What do you need to lead well in today’s competitive work environment? If you think it’s a coercive, “power over” style of leadership, think again. Influence Starts with “I”: A Woman’s Guide for Unleashing the Power of Leading from Within and Effecting Change Around You outlines how to be a more effective leader by tapping into the authentic ‘I’ within you to cultivate “power with” others and effect change around you.
Influence skills are important ingredients to effective leadership in today’s complex organizations and institutions. In this book, I provide you with a guide for developing the personal side of your leadership. My latest book will help you to
- Identify your leadership purpose
- Develop an influence mindset
- Use your power strategically
- Negotiate gender barriers
- Build your support system, and more
In this book, I provide you with reflective exercises and questions that help you to readily apply what you’ve learned and build your plan for growth. If you are an existing or emerging woman leader, you need to carve out the space and time to do the inner work on you leadership. Whether you work in a corporate setting or a nonprofit organization, you have what it takes to lead from within and influence positive change around you.