Increasing Your Influence by Being Approachable
Season 1, Episode 28
You can be air-tight in your logic. You can have excellent plans. You can be knowledgable on a wide range of topics. But if others don’t like you, who cares? Before any communication can be successful, others need to feel that you are an approachable person, that you truly care. Likability is an ingredient that will greatly enhance your influence.
Something to Think about
In this episode, we established that:
- Before others follow your lead, they need to feel you are trustworthy.
- Empathy and goodness are qualities that lend credibility to your opinions.
- Simply put, others are hungry to know that you think they are significant.