The Influence Formula
4 Steps to Help You Lead Anyone Well
Follow the guidance of a New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell and learn how to take charge, lead, and bring out meaningful change in your organizations, teams, and communitiesThe opportunity to lead people is an invitation to make a difference. Good leadership changes individual lives, forms teams, builds organizations, and impacts communities. It has the potential to change the world. And you can learn to do it well.
Leadership is both art and science. The science starts with the formula. The art comes as you make it your own.
Whether you’re a natural leader working in an organization or an individual wanting to develop influence for the first time, The Influence Formula will help you to lead others well.
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From the Introduction
Developing influence is both art and science. Some people influence others naturally. They have so much charisma, personality, beauty, or talent that people want to follow them.
But you don’t need to possess those things to develop influence or lead others. You can follow a formula:
Make your team successful.
Help people reach their potential.
Does the word formula sound cold or impersonal? It doesn’t have to. You’re not going to treat people as numbers or objects. You’re just taking the right steps in the right order. With each step, you help others. At the same time, you accomplish the tasks needed to gain influence with the people you’re working with.
This is how you gain influence. This is a formula anyone can follow. If you earn influence with someone, then you can lead them.