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POSITIVE INFLUENCE: A PRIMER

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POSITIVE INFLUENCE: A PRIMER

What do I mean by “Positive Influence”? Positive influence is when we want to convince others to help us make changes that ultimately make our world a little better.  Versus changes that just benefit us, and screw the rest of the world.  Nelson Mandela -- positive influencer.  The creator of the tide pod challenge, just an influencer. Furthermore, leadership guru Stephen Covey says that true influence requires both consideration and courage. Let’s break it down: Consideration means thinking about what others need, what they feel, and why they want what they want. Let’s say you want to ask for a raise...

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