With many companies opening up their doors to the next generation of workers via apprenticeships and graduate schemes within the UK, it is often a minefield for the future leaders of the world to figure out their career paths and how to best work within a team and put across helpful business ideas to those that have been around employed a lot longer. How can you successfully influence those around you with unique business ideas and build your standing in your organisation?
The communication style and the way you interact with different personality traits often affects the way your influence is perceived by others and whether your idea falls on deaf ears or accepted with euphoria by your immediate team. After all, more often or not the greatest ability in any business is to get along with others and to influence their actions. This is especially true when you lack managerial authority over others, yet are still seen as responsible for the successful completion of the project or other activity.
There is, of course, the matter of getting noticed by senior stakeholders within the organisation and the approaches needed in order to exert some influence, for example how your work and extra-curricular activities can be incorporated in order show you’re suitable for other areas of the business.
Key Learnings to Takeaway:
- How can you be more persuasive?
- How can you influence correctly the first time and be successful?
- How to understand different personality traits that people have and how this affections communication strategies?