Influence & Persuasion

  • 8m
  • 8 questions
To drive your ideas forward, you need to positively influence and persuade decision makers. Improve your political savvy to maximize impact. An organization's social and political landscape can provide opportunities for positive leadership, influencing others in order to accomplish your team and your company goals. Discover methods and strategies for effectively influencing a team to accept your ideas and increasing your negotiation skills. Learn the importance of political awareness and the essential skills involved in utilizing positive influence, while avoiding the negative, when persuading others. This benchmark evaluates your understanding of this topic. Being aware of potential knowledge gaps allows you to better understand your current competency and areas for improvement, so you can find suitable content and curate your own learning path. The courses recommended at the end of this benchmark can help you fill potential gaps in your knowledge.

Topics covered

  • Building Personal Power through Influence
  • Gaining Insight through Organizational Awareness
  • Influencing through Positive Leadership
  • Negotiating the Best Solution
  • Negotiating Well and Going for the Close
  • Personal Power and Credibility
  • Positioning Powerful Messages to Enable Action
  • The First Steps in Negotiating