Influence is intentional. You have to do something (even if you’re only serving as a bad example).
One of the things that separates the influential from the influenced is one’s willingness to take ownership. Ownership is closely tied to responsibility. Those around you may be hesitant to step in and step up to the many responsibilities that are available to them. When you take ownership, both for yourself and the situation, you intentionally move toward influence.
Taking ownership is all about taking responsibility, working toward outcomes, and striving for excellence.
If you’ve got a minute, then hit play to find out this week’s tip to increase your influence.
Got A Minute? #8 – Taking Ownership
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