Influence Style Indicator™

Measures an individual’s preferred style as they influence others


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Influence Style Indicator™

Overview

Overview

The Influence Style Indicator is an assessment instrument designed to understand an individual's preferred style as they influence others. The assessment addresses one’s preferred, secondary, and underutilized influencing styles.

Outcomes:

  • Learn more about the two primary orientations:

1) Advocating: Individuals put forward ideas and offer logical and rational reasons to convince others of their point of view.

2) Uniting: Individuals advocate for their position by encouraging others with a sense of shared mission and exciting possibilities

  • Learn about five unique influencing styles: Rationalizing, Asserting, Negotiating, Inspiring and Bridging
  • Understand when each influencing stye is best used and what the potential pitfalls may be
  • Improve the ability to connect with others using a variety of influencing styles
  • Be able to identify others’ preferred style

With the Influence Style Indicator, leaders will:

  • Examine what their chosen influence style looks like to others
  • Determine best opportunities to flex their style to address a variety of situations
  • Improve their ability to connect with others using a variety of influencing styles
  • Investigate how timing and discretion are important considerations in influencing
  • Reach an understanding of how influencing styles can impact organizational decision making
  • Be able to identify others’ preferred styles

Key Areas Measured


Key Areas Measured

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Quick Reference

Administration Type

Administration Type

Self

Administration Time

Administration Time

10 minutes

Translations

Translations

Spanish
French

Format(s)

Format(s)

Online
Handscored

Complementary Tools

Complementary Tools

The Acquisition®
Change Style Indicator®
The Exchange®

Reports

Reports

Influence Style Indicator Individual Report
Influence Style Indicator Group Report

Quick Reference

Administration Type

Administration Type

Self

Administration Time

Administration Time

10 minutes

Translations

Translations

Spanish
French

Format(s)

Format(s)

Online
Handscored

Complementary Tools

Complementary Tools

The Acquisition®
Change Style Indicator®
The Exchange®

Reports

Reports

Influence Style Indicator Individual Report
Influence Style Indicator Group Report

Reports

Reports
Influence Style Indicator Individual Report

Influence Style Indicator Individual Report

Highlights an individual’s preferred style in influencing others, whether they rationalize their viewpoint, assert their opinions on others, negotiate with those that are being influenced, inspire others to agree with them or use bridging as a strategy. The respondents not...

Highlights an individual’s preferred style in influencing others, whether they rationalize their viewpoint, assert their opinions on others, negotiate with those that are being influenced, inspire others to agree with them or use bridging as a strategy. The respondents not only become aware of their influencing style but also receive valuable resources for how to maximize their effectiveness in a given situation and tips on how to improve their underutilized styles.

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Influence Style Indicator Group Report

Influence Style Indicator Group Report

Measures a team's dominant influencing style with additional information regarding its group dynamics such as team dominant and under utilized styles.

Measures a team's dominant influencing style with additional information regarding its group dynamics such as team dominant and under utilized styles.

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Certification

Certification

Get certified and give yourself a unique competitive advantage!  

What does certification include?

  • An online curriculum that enables you to do your entire certification from the comfort of your home or office
  • The ability to take the assessment yourself and get feedback from an experienced coach
  • Facilitator guide, slide presentation, and other resources that enable you to run your own workshop
  • A free online account where you can use the product with your clients
  • Continuing Education credits from the American Psychological Association

Where do I get certified?