Generate Influence

Why train influencing skills in your leaders?

What is influence? Most people think it’s about getting your point across and dominating the conversation. Interestingly, it’s more about earning trust and building relationships that are rooted in authenticity. People who exert dominance only have power for so long but leaders who are focused on the ‘long game’ go further and make more impact.

What leaders will explore

  • Defining influence: what it is and isn’t
  • ‘The Trust Triangle’ and relationship-building
  • Skills for communicating with influence
  • Right message, right audience, right time
  • Strategies for regulating heightened emotions

What leaders will apply

  • An understanding of the three trust drivers
  • An ability to read different audiences
  • An ability to choose the right communication cues
  • Skills in crafting succinct and relevant messages
  • Strategies to regulate heightened emotions

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Workshop Outline

Delivery Options

In Person Workshop

Virtual Workshop

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Key Outcomes

1. Leaders who understand the role of trust in generating influence.

2. Leaders who can build more authentic relationships.

3. Leaders who can read audiences well.

4. Leaders who can craft succinct and relevant messages.

5. Leaders who regulate heightened emotions in conversations.

Target Audience


Learning Approach

Experiential and application based learning

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    Our in-person workshops maximise opportunities for robust conversation, experiential activities and intensive group work. This is no ‘death by PowerPoint’ experience – our facilitators are skilled in presenting and leading immersive experiences that get the most out of people. Supported by multimedia, attractive takeaway pages and practical strategies for using back on the job – our in-person workshops build a formidable bridge between exploration and application.
    Our virtual workshops breathe fresh life into the online experience with their almost ‘radio show’ feel. Our expert facilitators use a combination of multimedia, questioning techniques and break out activities to target micro-skills – with a focus on application. Supported by an online platform hosting custom-built workshop materials, participants can be assured of a lively, dynamic session that has a distinct bias to action.

    This audience includes ‘middle management’ leaders who support team members in capability building. The skills are geared toward increasing leadership effectiveness and driving performance in team members in modern work contexts. These skills are flexible and built to grow with individuals as they evolve in their leadership journeys.

    Thinka believes that every learner needs to walk away being able to do something differently once they’ve engaged in a learning solution. The real power is in every individual applying their learning. Our behaviour-based methods, supported by the latest research, are key to making the steps for change relevant and realistic.

    Thinka supports with methods like storytelling, experiential activities or rich questioning, but ultimately, we know the integration between solution and real world is the most crucial part of the learning experience. That is why we look for ways to ‘build a bridge’ between the solution we provide and what happens back out on the job.

    Whether it’s an application template, a set of strategies, some tips or a ‘how to’ model – we work hard to provide every learner with not just information but the tools they need to make a real difference.