To Gain Influence What Are You Willing To Lose?

This is a guest post by Alan Utley. Alan Utley is a Regional HR Director for one of the world’s largest vacation businesses. By night he dabbles in executive coaching, blogging, and public speaking and is proud to have served on the management faculty at a major university.  Alan practices the arts of civility, leadership, positivity and […]

How To Use Influence To Have An Impact On The World

What is the point of influence? That might seem like a strange question to ask on a website that is all about influence, but bear with me. Personally I think that you should be wary of two types of people seeking to have greater influence: 1- Hopefully this one is obvious- but people who want […]

The Battery And The Solar Panel- A Story Of Influence

  I wanted to share this fascinating story about influence with you. It will help explain different types of power and why you need to be careful to grow your influence in the right way. Thanks to Alan Derek Utley for writing it and Nisha Kotecha for bringing it to my attention. Here is Alan’s […]

Introducing An Influencer Series- Julia Hobsbawm

This new series is where I introduce the work of an influencer who I particularly admire and think that you could learn something from. As I am sure you know, networking is a huge part of influence and therefore something I spend a lot of time thinking about- note my free course here for example. […]

How Would You Like The Influence Expert To Help You?

I am developing the next phase of work of The Influence Expert- and as we passed our 1st anniversary recently I am getting feedback about how I can help you most now and in the future. I’d love to hear your views about how I can help you grow your influence so that you can […]

Students Of The Influence Expert- Now In 105 Countries

                More than 1,750 students in 105 countries have now signed up for our free Udemy course!   It is called ‘How To Network’   You can access the course here   Positive comments have so far included:   Excellent Course. I learned a lot. Instructor is very […]

What Does It Take To Be The Best?

Recently I have been pondering this question. What does it take if you want to compete with the very best in any field? Often we see the result, not the preparation. We see Michael Phelps dive into a pool and swim like no-one has swum before, but we don’t necessarily see the pain it took […]

Bonuses For The Project You Competition!

  My FREE competition, Project You, is ending on the 15th of January. As promised, I am offering some bonuses in addition to the general prize package already detailed in the link above.   The three bonuses are:   1- I have launched my first online course called ‘How To Network’   The course outlines […]