Books Collide Podcast

Interview with Chris Widener | Author of The Art of Influence

May 30, 2020 Kail Letkemann
Books Collide Podcast
Interview with Chris Widener | Author of The Art of Influence
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World-class leadership speaker Chris Widener explains what it means to BE a person of influence.

In this episode I talk with Chris Widener about his book The Art of Influence.  He explains the Four Golden Rules of Influence that are laid out in his book.

Some incredible stories popped up as well!

  • What is it like to be friends with Jeff Bezos's pilot?
  • How does the president of the Seattle Mariners treat employees?
  • Were Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods perfectionists?

If you got something out of this episode, shoot Chris an email here:
[email protected]

Or visit his website here:
www.ChrisWidener.com

And definitely follow Chris on social:
Instagram
Twitter

Let me know if you enjoyed this interview format!  Find me on Instagram here:
@kail.letkemann

Hope you enjoy!

What did you hope to get across with The Art of Influence?
Persuasion vs Influence
Is there a place for persuasion?
Who influenced you?
How do you get around influential people?
Can regular people have influence?
Who are the characters based on?
Seattle Mariners
Jeff Bezos's Jet
What does it mean to have integrity?
Positive attitude
Putting others before you
Excellence vs Perfectionism
How can we all apply these principles?
Thoughts on public speaking