How to Help Influence Others To Be Their Best — Time + Space Solutions

Owning Your Inner Parts:

Choose your energy — be happy

When you consciously choose the energy you want to bring to a meeting, your day, a particular situation, you are choosing to take charge of your life instead of being a victim to circumstances. This can be one of the most powerful ways to influence others. If you are choosing to be happy you automatically have a positive effect on those around you. They see that no matter how challenging a situation is, you rise to the occasion and develop the skills needed to tackle it along with asking for help and a positive growth mindset.

Own your mistakes and flaws:

Owning your mistakes is easier said than done. Imagine making a wrong decision for a project that ended up wasting a week’s time and caused inconvenience for the rest of your team. Most of us would feel embarrassed, ashamed and tempted to blame others.. By owning our actions, communicating our mistakes and genuinely attempting reparations, those around will respect you more and it will give them the courage to also own their mistakes.

Be a role model

What’s something you expect of others and at the same time you yourself need to work on? Answering this question will help you lead the way into being a better role model. You must practice what you preach and be transparent in the areas where you are developing skills you want to see in others.

How You Engage With Others:

Challenging others to grow

Being a positive force for others is key because it helps develop trust and a lasting rapor. With that you can then be in a better position to challenge those around you to grow. By challenging them to grow you are helping others see the positive in difficult situations and automatically strengthens their growth mindset.

Be compassionate and understanding

When people feel safe they are less likely to be in stress and flight or fight mode. This means their brain is ready to problem solve, participate and be challenged. Everyone has their days when a little support goes a long way so taking the time to listen, understand and show compassion will help you build stronger relationships. Taking this time to be present with someone’s struggle also gives you an opportunity to share a new perspective that could completely shift a person’s relationship to their stressful situation into something positive and a chance to grow.

Teach people how to think

What is your gut reaction to this statement? When I first heard Brendon Burchard talk about this I had my back up and thought, well that’s manipulative. It can be and most of the time it’s not when it’s coming from a thought leader who is a high performer. Instead it’s someone who wants to bring people to their best, get them really thinking about how they see themselves, those around them and the world.

  • Think of it this way…
  • What do you think about…
  • What would happen if we tried…
  • How should we approach…
  • What should we be paying attention to…

Attitude of gratitude

The consistently shows that practicing gratitude daily has a positive effect on your mental health, brain development and outlook on life. I’ve had a number of conversations with people working in midsize to large organizations and noticed that many employees didn’t feel appreciated. This could be one reason for the great resignation because people are feeling under-appreciated and undervalued. When we practice gratitude on an internal level it also becomes a practice of showing precise appreciation for others’ efforts, skills and participation.

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Time + Space Solutions

Time + Space Solutions

I live with intention and purpose and want to help others do the same. Living this way improves my relationship with my time, space and choices.