Do you want to be more influential at work? Would you like people to be less resistant to your requests or suggestions? What if there were an easier way to convince people to do what’s right or even what’s required? Whether working with coworkers or customers, getting others’ attention, convincing people to seriously consider your suggestions, influencing people to accept your recommendations or requirements lies at the heart of anyone’s professional success. This workshop lies the foundation for powerful influence, by highlighting how to plan to win over coworkers’ and customers’ opinions, regardless of participants’ formal authority. This workshop addresses how to assess who and what can help or derail your influence and how to strategically plan for managing those forces.