How to Influence explores the art of making things happen, through other people. It's key to your success we all need other people to get ahead. Focused on the workplace, it shows you how to: Become the colleague everyone wants to work with Win support whenever you need to Build a powerful network of loyal allies Use conversation to reach positive, productive outcomes Use time and place to influence with impact. Influence is one of the most important skills you need at work. It underpins everything you do. On a day to day basis, it enables you to complete specific tasks and goals, and, in a broader sense, achieve more and more take on greater challenges and progress your career.