Influence Blog

March 29, 2018

Interrupting…Whose Fault Is It? 5 Actions to Eliminate Interruptions

Most people believe they get interrupted because that is simply how the interrupting person behaves. In reality, the blame more often lies with the speaker rather […]
March 13, 2018

3 Steps to Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

3 Steps to Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable   Drop me a note to share what you did this month to get comfortable being uncomfortable.  Tag me […]
February 9, 2018

Are your Listeners Guessing How Influential You Are?

From a recent Fox 32 Chicago live interview, you can learn immediate and practical how-to’s that will help you make sure your body language is consistent […]
January 29, 2018

So You Think You’re Influential?

Are You As Influential As You Think? Download Our Whitepaper: 3 Myths and 10 Lies We Believe About Our Influence and Why You Need to Make […]
December 18, 2017

’Tis the Season to Be Kind! 5 Steps to Growing Your Influence Through Kindness

What has happened to saying “thank you” when someone holds the door for you? What has happened to respecting others’ time by showing up on time, […]
November 28, 2017

4 Critical Steps to Increase Influence During Virtual Conversations

Drop me a note to share how you used the above four steps this week to increase your influence during a virtual conversation. Tag me on […]
October 18, 2017

4 Steps for Adapting Your Message on the Fly

Be present.  Being present means being completely focused on your audience and fully in tune with what is happening between you in the moment. Do you […]
September 22, 2017
Stacey Hanke blog

7 Ways to Be Memorable Long After the Interaction

Several of you have asked what S.P.A.R.K.™ is after seeing my reference to this in several blogs.    S.P.A.R.K.™ is the most effective way to: Help […]
September 10, 2017

4 Signs You’re Not as Influential as You Think

You May Not Be as Influential as You Think You Are If…   People don’t follow your lead. Winning over your audience means knowing beforehand what […]
August 27, 2017

Influence in the Last 30 Seconds: 4 Must-Haves to Rock Your Closings

  How many times have you heard this closing to a meeting, virtual or face-to-face conversation?   “Thank you for your time. I hope you found […]