Strengthening Your Influence Muscle - Strategies to Influence With or Without Authority Webinar
Women Lead Webinar Series
A critical part to every professional’s development is to learn how to influence others to accomplish goals and garner resources. Working across matrixed teams in increasingly complex and global organizations requires a clear plan, stronger relationships and effective communication skills.
This webinar will provide the tools and strategies to build your influencing skills and build stronger relationships with peers and colleagues. Dr. Wanda Wallace, an executive coach and leadership expert, will provide an overview of the five models of Influence and a framework for choosing the best strategy to accomplish your goals.
In this webinar you will learn:
- To carefully consider your influence approach before “defaulting” to your comfort zone
- To improve and strengthen the relationships with key stakeholders in your sphere of influence
- To match your communication style to best suit the situation and audience
This webinar is presented by:
Wanda Wallace, Ph.D.
President and CEO
The Leadership Forum
Dr. Wanda Wallace is President and CEO of Leadership Forum, Inc. LFI helps organizations get it and keep it – from talent to strategic thinking. Their focus is on enabling leaders to deliver better results through better thinking, better execution, better leadership, better teams and better diversity.In the last several years, Dr. Wallace has focused on helping women advance their careers as well as assisting corporations in engaging managers in the diversity agenda. She is the author of Reaching the Top, Factors that Impact the Careers and Retention of Senior Women Leaders along with two co-authored with Corporate Research Forum entitled Diversity and Business Performance and Developing and Broadening Specialists. She is currently working on a forthcoming book titled The Expertise Bind: Navigating the Transition from Expert to Leader. Dr. Wallace received her Ph.D. from the Psychology Department at Duke University in 1985, with special emphasis on cognitive and thought processes.
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