is alive when it is used for others. It dies when it is all about you. Anyone
can make an impact. All you need is influence, the most potent professional
asset on the planet. The problem is that influence is also the most underused
asset on the planet. And the primary reason is that the enemy of influence is a
universal human trait: self-preservation.
guard your ideas, your status, and your reputation. Within your
self-constructed walls you must cast safer visions, take smaller risks, and
accept shallower relationships to ensure the security of all you are
protecting. This is the downside of self-preservation: While your walls protect
you and yours from demise, they also restrict your influence. You must break
down your walls of self-preservation and sacrifice your security for the sake
of others. Only then does the escalating paradox of personal generosity come
into play: the more you give, the more you receive.
audiobook shows that the key to effective leadership is learning how to
influence in a way that engenders greater trust, stronger partnerships, and
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