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The Art of Influence Audiobook
The Art of Influence
Written by: 
Chris Widener
Narrated by: 
Chris Widener
The Art of Influence Audiobook

The Art of Influence: Persuading Others Begins With You

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Publisher's Summary

From Chris Widener, the author of the breakout best seller The Angel Inside, comes an inspiring new parable on the power of influence.

The Art of Influence will make you think twice about everything you've ever learned about influence. As Chris Widener's inspiring story reveals, it's not something you "do" to other people but rather something that starts with how you shape and transform your own life. Forget about manipulation and slick fast-talking; The Art of Influence teaches that your ability to influence others begins from within.

©2008 Chris Widener; (P)2008 Random House, Inc.

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    Leo New York City 09-26-15
    Leo New York City 09-26-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Has nothing to do with persuasion and influence."

    This is a self help book on becoming a better person. Great but not what the doctor ordered.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Ororo Grey 06-23-16
    Ororo Grey 06-23-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great story-- effective principles"

    I loved how they gave you a multi-level lesson in a single story. It was very easy to follow and the lessons were quite simple.

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    FRANCISCO 01-07-16
    FRANCISCO 01-07-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Gives great advice."

    I really enjoyed this because it was presented in a story. I love the 4 rules. I need to frame and post these rules at home and in my business to always keep in my mind.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Samuel 09-11-15
    Samuel 09-11-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Not impressed"

    I would recommend this book to be read in a 5th grade classroom. It is very elementary, and only brushes every so slightly on a few topics of leadership/influence. You're much better off reading a book such as 'How to Win Friends & Influence People'. Though, this would be a good, cheesy little book to give to your child to learn the very basics of influence. I regret the purchase.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    George Ridgefield Park, NJ, United States 04-24-13
    George Ridgefield Park, NJ, United States 04-24-13

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    "Really enjoyed it!"
    What did you love best about The Art of Influence?

    Nice story and to the point. Chris Widener teaches us the four Golden Rules!


    Any additional comments?

    What i really liked is that the author summarizes the lessons at the end!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Linda 04-11-12
    Linda 04-11-12 Member Since 2016
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    "loved it"
    Where does The Art of Influence rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    near very top


    What other book might you compare The Art of Influence to and why?

    any Zig Zigler books.


    Have you listened to any of Chris Widener’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Not prior to this one.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Influencing & winning others


    Any additional comments?

    Easy to listen to

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    yaniv 01-24-15
    yaniv 01-24-15 Member Since 2016
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    "like a teenager's guide to nothing"
    Would you try another book from Chris Widener and/or Chris Widener?

    seems like it was written by a teenager. content is of very low quality. A waste of money. If you are looking for a good book on influence listen to "Maximum influence" its just about the total opposite of this book.


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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