Life is an invitation. It really is. It invites us to explore, to surrender, to mourn, to rejoice. It invites us to receive. To accept. To reject. To deny. It invites us to dance. Or sing. To join in. Or not. But mostly…life is good.
The myth that leaders are born, not made, needs to be busted once and for all. That is not to say that some people aren’t born with the gift of leadership. I am sure that some are. But some of the best leaders I have ever encountered are people who learned to lead, not necessarily those who were gifted innately. [more]
SO…HOW WELL DID YOU DO ON LAST WEEK’S QUIZ? Did you learn the 4 Languages of Influence well? Have you learned to pick up on language clues in order to know how to best respond…so that you are actually heard? Let’s see! The answers are below in the blanks beside each statement. If you haven’t done the quiz yet, go back to last week’s quiz and take a minute to fill in the blanks. It’s short. Just 12 questions.
HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THE FOUR LANGUAGES OF INFLUENCE? Take this quick quiz and find out! Over the last five weeks, we have talked about four different “Influence Languages” that determine whether what we say will be heard and taken into account by others…or not. Today you have the opportunity to assess…
Dominion. Just the word carries weight, doesn’t it? According to Dictionary.com, “dominion” actually means “a territory in which a single rulership holds sway.” It also means, “the power or right to govern.”
The Active Language values doing. If there is not action or no action plan, you are not likely to get the ear of someone who speaks this language. Express what you are doing to effectively accomplish something. Use effective movement. Action.
Knowing which language to speak to others is vital for creating an openness to be heard. Likewise, knowing which language you speak in response to others can provide some useful self-awareness.
Today we are focusing on the first language of influence, which is the Liaison Language. While we may see ourselves in each of the four languages, there is one that will shine most predominant. As we go through this series, keep that in mind, and try to determine your predominant language of influence, as well as the languages of those around you.
What language do you speak if you truly want to influence others? There are four basic languages of influence. And even within each language there are different dialects. It takes time, attention and intention to learn the languages of others.
So many people. So many destinies. Is it even possible to define success for everyone? That is the wrong question, really. Is it possible for everyone to define success for themselves? THAT is the right question. And the answer is, “Yes.”