ELR - 021308 - Chapter 9

ELR - 021308 - Chapter 9 - Respect causes people to want to...

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Tim Thyne 02/13/08 Becoming a Person of Influence Chapter 9 Techniques don’t produce quality products or pick up the garbage on time; people do, people who care, people who are treated as creatively contributing adults. Nothing is ordinary if you know how to use it. No matter how much work you can do, no matter how engaging your personality may be, you will not advance far in business if you cannot work through others. Empowering is giving your influence to others for the purpose of personal and organizational growth. It’s sharing yourself—your influence, position, power, and opportunities—with others with the purpose of investing in their lives so that they can function at their best. Everyone is entitled to be valued by their best moments.
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Unformatted text preview: Respect causes people to want to be empowered by you. If you wish others to respect you, you must show respect for them. Everyone wants to feel that they count for something and is important to someone. Invariably, people will give their love, respect, and attention to the person who fills that need. When you empower people, youre not influencing just tem; youre influencing all the people they influence. If you have authority in peoples lives, have built relationships with them. Respect them, and have committed yourself to the process of empowerment, youre in a position to empower them. If you want to go up, there are things you have to be willing to give up....
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