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Synonyms for influence

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Synonyms for influence

the power or capacity to produce a desired result

the power to produce an effect by indirect means

the strong effect exerted by one person or thing on another

to have an impact on in a certain way

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Synonyms for influence

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Connect with people: Influence is rooted in people.
'A nationally representative sample of men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, 'In your opinion, is the influence of religion increasing or decreasing on people in Pakistan?'.
Globally, when the question was asked by GlobeScan in 18 other countries, 58 percent respondents say Pakistan's influence on the world is mainly negative.
It is, perhaps, more important that the effect of informational influence should be distinguished from that of normative influence, because the two types of influence may act as different mechanisms.
We have used these techniques and ideas in this workshop to help new managers motivate their teams, to help doctors learn how to influence patients, fellow clinicians and NHS managers, and to support job seekers become more effective in applications and interviews.
Persuasion is something a little less than influence. It means you have to argue your case.
Nearly two in three Americans (64%) were satisfied with the influence of religion when they were first asked this question in this format in January 2001, exactly eight months before the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Generally, findings of past studies on peer influence and products purchase decisions have demonstrated that the degree of peer influence differs across products [1].
However, most influencers have a targeted influence in only one category of products, based on their area of expertise.
The clear answer is that "Real Influence" is going to lead you along the right path, a way for you to become a thought leader and to interact in ways you never thought possible.
The study by researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) identifies how friends' and parental influence on cigarette smoking changes from junior high to high school.
Everyone talks about influence, but what does it really mean to organizations, and more specifically, to the practice of marketing and PR?
Minneapolis, MN, November 01, 2012 --( The Influencing Formula: How to Become a Trusted Advisor and Influence Without Authority by Elizabeth Larson, PMP, CBAP, CSM and Richard Larson, PMP, CBAP covers every aspect of developing the skills to influence to enhance your ability to effectively manage and participate on projects by establishing yourself as a trusted advisor.
To move people in a new direction, you need influence."