• Influence

    How to influence people in the workplace?

    Influence in the workplace represents power and can have a great effect on the dynamics of a team or the success of a manager. Gaining influence as an employee or as a manager is one of the most effective ways to get things done and to help your team work more efficiently and cooperatively. If you have influence, you can direct the workflow and organize things as you see fit. Creating influence takes time, and the following are 5 simple methods you can use to influence people in the workplace:   Build a bond of trust Trust is hugely important – why would a fellow employee listen to you if…