The Art of Influence
28 Ways to Win People's Hearts and Bring Positive Change to Your Life
Your degree of success often depends on your ability to work with, motivate, and inspire people around you. In this book, author Ryuho Okawa shows how mastering the art of influence will help you become a tougher, influential, and stress-free leader who can win the hearts of many and bring positive change to yourself as well as those around you.
In The Art of Influence, Okawa offers insightful answers to the 28 questions he received from people who are aspiring to achieve greater success in life. In the first part of the book, he answers questions about getting ahead at work. He offers advice and solutions to such questions as "How can I win over people above me?" "What kind of mindset should I have when I failed to achieve the goal I pursued?" and "How should I deal with jealousy and criticism at work?"
The second part of the book focuses on the topic of winning people's hearts, as the leadership capability to influence and lead others is essential to achieving bigger success. Okawa shares his wisdom for becoming a better leader by answering such questions as, "What is the best way to admonish people who work under me?" "How can I balance my personal happiness and happiness of the whole?" and "How can I garner support from my co-workers?"
In the last part of the book, Okawa offers keys to building confidence and maintaining a calm and peaceful mind by answering questions such as, "What is the cause of slumps and how can I avoid them?" "How can I overcome inferiority complex?" and "How can I differentiate true confidence from arrogance?"
At times of trouble, setback, or stress, these pages will offer you the inspirations you need at that very moment and open a new avenue for greater success in life. The practiced wisdom that Okawa offers in this book will enrich and fill your heart with motivation, inspiration, and encouragement. This simple, practical, yet profound guide will show you how to cultivate yourself and influence people up, down, and across.