Be An Influential Leader

Extraordinary leaders inspire, but how do they do it? What sets a good leader apart? An extraordinary leader is a person who has learned how to influence the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of others in a positive way. Executives as Warren Buffet, Satya Nadella, and Indra Nooyi are just a few examples.

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

Berskhire Hathaway

The Newspaper Test: When facing a tough decision, Warren asks you how you would feel about any given action if it was to be written up the next day in their local newspaper

Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella

Microsoft

Act Quick, Think Slow:  Be a long-term thinker paired with high-speed decision-making: go for it at 80% confidence. In turbulent markets, 80% is enough to act and stay ahead

Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi

PepsiCo

Speak Out: You can be very, very competent, but if you're not willing to speak out, have the confidence based on your knowledge, what's the point?

Foundational Tools and Strategies:

Other Decision-Making Help:

Besides teaching you how to influence your peers during management team discussions, I can also help you to: