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True Influence - Developing Enduring Impact
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By Dr. PY Lum
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About this course

In a more connected and complex world, where problems need a multi-disciplinary approach to solve, working with diverse team members becomes a common practice. To succeed in such diverse team situation, one needs effective communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills. In this course, we introduce to you the concept and practice of True Influence. You will learn the 5C’s of True Influence and how to develop them.

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In a more connected and complex world, where problems need a multi-disciplinary approach to solve, working with diverse team members becomes a common practice. To succeed in such diverse team situation, one needs effective communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills. In this course, we introduce to you the concept and practice of True Influence. True Influence is about influencing in a manner that is true to oneself and the other. It is value-based, sincere, and constructive, so it is an enduring form of influence.

What you will learn

  • Five aspects (5C's) of True Influence
  • What True Influence is
  • How to develop the 5C's of True Influence

True Influence - Developing Enduring Impact Lessons

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  1. True Influence - A Fly Through
  2. True Influence Deep Dive 1 - Grow Credibility
  3. True Influence Deep Dive 2 - Develop Connections
  4. True Influence Deep Dive 3 - Show Concern
  5. True Influence Deep Dive 4 - Display Creativity
  6. True Influence Deep Dive 5 - Challenge Constructively

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True Influence - A Fly Through

True Influence - Developing Enduring Impact Course - Lesson Excerpt

True Influence - A Fly Through

True Influence is NOT...

True Influence is not coercive.

True Influence is not manipulative.

True Influence is not about having it my way totally and all the time

True Influence does not depend on eloquence.

The 5C's for developing True Influence

Grow Credibility - be recognised as a go-to person for advice and coaching.

Develop Connections - be recognised as a builder and maintainer of good relationship with others.

Show Concern - be recognised as a person who cares about others and their development.

Display Creativity - be recognised as a resourceful person who has fresh perspectives and ideas

Challenge Constructively - be recognised as a person who helps others to think through issues deeply.

Quiz Time! What are the 5C's of True Influence?

True Influence Deep Dive 1 - Grow Credibility

True Influence - Developing Enduring Impact Course - Lesson Excerpt

True Influence - Grow Credibility

Quick recall True Influence is about influencing in a manner that is true to oneself and the other. It is value-based, sincere, and constructive.

How to Grow Credibility

Be truly knowledgeable and trustworthy, and be perceived to be so

Be welcoming and share your knowledge and expertise generously

Not to be condescending or force your opinion on others

Have a beginner’s mind and learn continuously

Say what you mean and mean what you say

True Influence Deep Dive 2 - Develop Connections

True Influence - Developing Enduring Impact Course - Lesson Excerpt

True Influence - Develop Connections

Quick recall True Influence is about influencing in a manner that is true to oneself and the other. It is value-based, sincere, and constructive.

How to Develop Connections

Develop friendship or healthy professional relationship

Be inclusive and listen

Keep in touch and maintain relationship

Show interest in the other as a person

Get to know the other beyond the superficial

Quiz Times! Which is true about True Influence?

True Influence Deep Dive 3 - Show Concern

True Influence - Developing Enduring Impact Course - Lesson Excerpt

True Influence - Show Concern

Quick recall True Influence is about influencing in a manner that is true to oneself and the other. It is value-based, sincere, and constructive.

How to Show Concern

Be a person who cares and be perceived so

Show genuine interest in people’s well being

Be curious in good way about people

Check in on people regularly

Contribute to people’s development

True Influence Deep Dive 4 - Display Creativity

True Influence - Developing Enduring Impact Course - Lesson Excerpt

True Influence - Display Creativity

Quick recall True Influence is about influencing in a manner that is true to oneself and the other. It is value-based, sincere, and constructive.

How to Display Creativity

Be a resourceful and creative person, and be perceived so

Contribute useful ideas and solutions

Contribute new perspectives to help others to see afresh

Provide useful insights to help others to see deeper

Link people to resources

True Influence Deep Dive 5 - Challenge Constructively

True Influence - Developing Enduring Impact Course - Lesson Excerpt

True Influence - Challenge Constructively

Quick recall True Influence is about influencing in a manner that is true to oneself and the other. It is value-based, sincere, and constructive.

How to Challenge Constructively

Be a sounding board for the thoughts and ideas of others

Show honesty, kindness, and courage in challenging assumptions

Help people to think through matters from diverse perspectives and considerations

Be curious about the thinking process of others

Ask powerful questions to deepen the thinking

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True Influence - Developing Enduring Impact

Dr. PY Lum

Dr. PY Lum is an award-winning mobile microlearning developer. He has been in the Learning and Organization Development space since 1994. Lum is a passionate facilitator and coach who believes that people are autonomous and creative naturally.

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