Leadership Influence: Become a Strong Contributor

Date: April 30, 2014
Moderator: Jennifer S. Murray
Speaker: Karyn Nishimura Sneath

Tracks: General or Core Programs; Library Management

Developing your influence as a leader doesn’t happen overnight. It takes persistent effort to create the influence you need to gain leverage in your library and your larger organization. Learn about leadership influence, maximizing your strengths, and becoming a stronger contributor in your environment. In this session, learn how influence is created and maintained, specific techniques to create influence in your larger organization and how to leverage influence to advance organizational goals.

Participants will learn:

  • Assumptions about influence
  • A personal “best” influence example
  • Examine leadership behaviors which and become a stronger contributor in your environment
  • Balancing relationship and task-oriented behaviors and reducing self-oriented behaviors
  • The power of trust and agreement

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