ELR - 020708 Chapter 6 - You can teach what you know, but...

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Tim Thyne 02/07/08 Becoming A Person of Influence: Chapter 6 Summary To become a person of influence and to make a positive impact on people, you have to come alongside them and really get involved in their lives. Mentor impact eternity because there is no telling where their influence will stop. Anytime you help people to enlarge themselves in any area of their lives, you benefit them because you make it possible for them to step up to a new level of living. When you enlarge other people, you brighten their future. If a few people improve themselves a lot, the potential for growth and success increases due to the increased leadership of these people. If you want to do more for others, you have to become more yourself.
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Unformatted text preview: You can teach what you know, but you can reproduce only what you are. • You can’t help people you don’t believe in. Give your best mentoring effort to people who have the greatest potential. • A successful enlarger evaluates the potential of others and places them in a position to succeed. • The real contest is always between what you’ve done and what you’re capable of doing. • To add value to the people you enlarge, travel ahead of them in you mind’s eye and see their future before they do. You become able to cast a vision for their future that helps to motivate and enlarge them. • Help people have great thoughts about themselves, and they will begin to live like the people they can become....
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course MGMT 375 taught by Professor Higgins during the Spring '08 term at Abilene Christian University.

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