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Video: Influence Strategies

Richard banks posted what seems to be an interesting video about "Influence Strategies", based in Linda Rising's work. I'd also recommend taking a look at his "Management" tag on his blog for some interesting gems.

Teams leads can only succeed if they can influence other people to believe and act based on the best interested of the team and customer. 

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