Influential Individuals

Patterson, Kerry
January 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jan2007, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p11
This article discusses what skills separate influential individuals from others. According to the author, influential people are better at mastering crucial conversations than others. He said they take no risk in expressing opinions that others might believe to be controversial or career-limiting. He said an individual will be highly valued when he learns how to be persuasive and not abrasive.


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