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Here
Here
Here
Here
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Influence or Leadership?      “A piece of spaghetti or a     military unit can only be led         from the front end.”   ...
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Deleted Scenes
What assumptions are you making  that no longer    serve you?
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Influence When You Have No Power or Authority
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Influence When You Have No Power or Authority

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Keynote for URI GSLIS Conference, 3/23/13

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Influence When You Have No Power or Authority

  1. 1. Influence{when you have no power or authority} http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomas_sobek/4649690892/sizes/l/in/photostream
  2. 2. Influence {when you have no power or authority} Keynote by Peter BrombergGSLIS Conference: Catapult Your Career Kingston, RI, March 23, 2013 http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomas_sobek/4649690892/sizes/l/in/photostream
  3. 3. I Believe that… We all exert influence We can make conscious choices that will increase our influenceWe can learn to make better choices more consciously and consistently http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomas_sobek/4649690892/sizes/l/in/photostream
  4. 4. Why Are We Here Today?
  5. 5. Here
  6. 6. Here
  7. 7. Here
  8. 8. Here
  9. 9. Here
  10. 10. Here
  11. 11. Why Are We Here Today? World population: 7,000,000,000 Ever Lived: 108,000,000,000
  12. 12. Why Are We Here Today?
  13. 13. the absolutely crazy historically unprecedented accelerating pace of Change or… Why your ability and willingness toinfluence is more important than ever.
  14. 14. Exponential Pace of Change1.5 mill yrs lever, wedge500,000 yrs control of fire50,000 yrs bow & arrow5,000 years wheel and axle; sail500 years printing press with movable type; rifle100 years automobiles55 years satellites31 years IBM Home Computer27 years Windows / Mac19 years World wide web11-13 years iPod, Netflix, Tivo6-8 years Ubiquitous Broadband, Blogging, Skype5 years iPhone, Android, App Store, Geolocation< 5 years SMS/Smartphone ubiquity, Twitter, Facebook Tablets, iPads, Cloud< 2 years AMAZON-APPLE-GOOGLE-FACEBOOK
  15. 15. Unfreeze/Change/Refreezewww.flickr.com/photos/circulating/3251962169 Kurt Lewin
  16. 16. Permanent Whitewater http://www.flickr.com/photos/nukeit1/244167779/
  17. 17. Flat Organization- Agile - - Flexible - - Adaptable - - Innovative - - Responsive - Photo cc license 2.0 courtesy flickr user Chrissy Eliza http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrissyeliza/4142314898/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  18. 18. Here’s the thing
  19. 19. Emergent Leaders (AKA Influencers)- No formal authority- Motivate others- Initiate new ideas- Seek others’ opinions- Are passionate and involved(Emergent Leadership concept from Peter Northouse) Photo cc license 2.0 courtesy flickr user Ian’s Shutter Habit flickr.com/photos/9289838@N06/3387635009/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  20. 20. Influence or Leadership? “A piece of spaghetti or a military unit can only be led from the front end.” - General George Patton
  21. 21. Influence or Leadership?
  22. 22. Leadership is…The alignment of our energy and the energies of others towards the manifestation of a mutually enriching state.
  23. 23. Warren Bennis on Leadership Leadership is management of: Attention Self Meaning Trust(Hey… that sounds an awful lot like…)
  24. 24. Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Definition of EQ from Daniel Goleman• Self-awareness• Self-regulation• Social skill• Empathy• Self-Motivation
  25. 25. It’s Not About Being NiceImage: CC by 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/dirigentens/4592361218/sizes/l/in/photostream
  26. 26. When we avoid difficult conversations we trade short term discomfortCC by 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimwall/5129679770/sizes/z/in/photostream/ for long term dysfunction
  27. 27. Effective Communication
  28. 28. Effective Communication• Appeal to Shared Values• Separate Observations from Meaning• Question your Assumptions• Move from Certainty  Curiosity• Move from Blame  Contribution• Separate Intentions from Impact• Connect your Emotions to your Needs• Make Direct Requests
  29. 29. Emotional Intelligence is rootedin self-awareness and empathy• Self-awareness• Self-regulation• Social skill• Empathy• Self-Motivation
  30. 30. Practice Leads to  Habit
  31. 31. Practice Leads to  Habit• Reflection• Mindfulness Meditation• Journaling• Coaching
  32. 32. Coaching  Awarness and Action1. What do you want?2. What have you tried?3. What was the result?4. What else can you do?5. What WILL you do? Modified from Steve and Jill Morris’ Leadership Simple
  33. 33. Coaching  Awarness and Action1. What do you want?2. What have you tried?3. What was the result?Accountability4. What else can you do?5. What WILL you do? Modified from Steve and Jill Morris’ Leadership Simple
  34. 34. a ctic e Better Mood r P r n… ula ts I (FYI… Mood Matters)Reg esul R
  35. 35. a ctic r P r n… e More Trust ula ts IReg esul R Trust is the conduit for influence; it’s the medium through which ideas travel. If they don’t trust you, your ideas are just dead in the water. Having the best idea is worth nothing if people don’t trust you." - Amy Cuddy
  36. 36. “My job is toawaken possibilityin other people”-Benjamin Zander http://www.flickr.com/photos/radiorover/2787677403/
  37. 37. Peter Bromberg Thank you!peterbromberg.com | peterbromberg@gmail.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/vernhart/1574355240/ (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
  38. 38. Deleted Scenes
  39. 39. What assumptions are you making that no longer serve you?
  40. 40. Effective Communication = Influence Cc by 2.0 http://Stockmonkeys.com
  41. 41. e a ctic A Change in Perspective r P r n… ula ts IReg esul R http://justinmaier.com/2006/05/09/amazing-3d-art-by-julian-bever/
  42. 42. e a ctic r P r n… (which is worth 80 IQ Points) ula ts IReg esul R http://justinmaier.com/2006/05/09/amazing-3d-art-by-julian-bever/
  43. 43. Play the Long Gamehttp://justinmaier.com/2006/05/09/amazing-3d-art-by-julian-bever/

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