9781260452563

Influence in Action: How to Build Your Conversational Capacity, Do Meaningful Work, and Make a Powerful Difference

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  • ISBN13:

    9781260452563

  • ISBN10:

    1260452565

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2019-08-19
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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What is included with this book?

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction
The World Needs People Willing to Stand Up,
Speak Out, and Make a Difference

CHAPTER 1 The Case of Steve
The Key to Conversational Leadership Lies in Your Capacity to Influence

PART I
AWARENESS

CHAPTER 2 Disciplined Awareness
Learning to Control Your Beam of Attention

CHAPTER 3 Personal Awareness
The First Step in Getting Out of Your Own Way

CHAPTER 4 Situational Awareness
Paying Attention to People, Patterns, and Purpose

CHAPTER 5 Awareness Practices
Building Your Ability to Focus on Purpose

PART II
MINDSET

CHAPTER 6 The Conversational Capacity Mindset
Turning Your Mind into a Workshop

CHAPTER 7 Expanding the Sweet Spot
Eight More Balanced “Character-istics”

CHAPTER 8 The Leadership Mindset
Taking Responsibility and Being Constructive

CHAPTER 9 Strategies for Embracing and Strengthening Your Mindset
Building Your Ability to Place Learning Over Ego

PA RT III
SKILLS

CHAPTER 10 Candor Skill #1
Stating Your Position

CHAPTER 11 Candor Skill #2
Helping Others See Your Thinking

CHAPTER 12 Curiosity Skill #1
Testing Your Hypothesis

CHAPTER 13 Curiosity Skill #2
Inquiring into the Hypotheses of Others

CHAPTER 14 Sharpening Your Skills
Learning to Balance Candor and Curiosity, One Skill at a Time

PART IV
MOVING FORWARD

CHAPTER 15 Putting It All Together
Building Your Skills While Doing Meaningful Work

CHAPTER 16 Your Road Map to Competence
Crafting a Powerful Personal Plan

CHAPTER 17 The Illusion of Conclusion
Why Your Leadership Journey Never Really Ends

Notes

Index

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