Influence Without Authority

Date: February 13, 2018

Abstract: With increasing diversity of opinion and thinking coupled with a decreasing respect for authority and control, the ability to influence others is becoming more and more challenging both in our personal lives and in our work. In this webinar, we will discuss the skill of Influencing and highlight areas where we might want to focus in order to strengthen our Influencing capability. The emphasis will be on developing our influencing capability within the context of collaboration wherein authority and control are not always present.  This will be the first of the two series talk with very interconnected topic like Negotiation to cover in February & March, 2018.

Speaker Bio: Jim Van Horn has a consulting practice specializing in Executive/Management Coaching and, Board & Organization Development. He spent a total of 27 years in Corporate Human Resources & Organization Development senior and executive roles at Unisys, Foamex International and the School District of Philadelphia. In addition, Jim has been very active in his societal roles which includes his current role as the President of KenCrest Services Board, a non-profit organization specializing in services to the Intellectually Disabled; Board of Directors of Beacon (formerly the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group), and in the recent past, the President of a Public School Board for 13 years. Jim holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Temple University.

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