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The Art of Quiet Influence

Timeless Wisdom for Leading Without Authority

By Jocelyn Davis

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Influence is getting things done without coercion. It's strength without force-mindfulness in action. Master influencers walk lightly, talk softly, and have no need of a big stick, yet collective success hinges on their words and deeds.

Anyone can be a quiet influencer. Featuring twelve specific practices, twelve typical pitfalls, and dozens of powerful stories and examples, The Art of Quiet Influence is a roadmap for the journey. Author Jocelyn Davis weaves together the timeless wisdom of Eastern thinkers-from Confucius to the Buddha, from Rumi to Gandhi-with research and insights from modern-day experts, revealing what's wrong with the Western view of influence as short-term persuasion and showing, instead, how to create trust-based collaborations with lasting impact.

Biographical Notes

Jocelyn Davis is an author, speaker and consultant with 25 years' experience in the leadership development industry. Before founding her company, Seven Learning, she was Executive Vice President, R&D for The Forum Corporation (now AchieveForum), a global consultancy that builds leadership effectiveness in the Fortune 1000. Jocelyn's previous book The Greats on Leadership was named 800-CEO-Read Editor's Choice. Jocelyn has lived in many regions of the world, including Southeast Asia, East Africa, the Caribbean, and the UK. She now lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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