To be an effective boss you have to learn how to influence across all levels in an organization (subordinates, peers and management). Influencing skills are not just for senior-level managers or salespeople, and the skills can be learned. It is important to understand how human psychology and dynamics impact the ability to influence. Also, understanding someone’s behavioral and management style makes it easier to influence him or her.
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