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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 2017
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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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    Georgios Bergen County, NJ, United States 04-24-13
    Georgios Bergen County, NJ, United States 04-24-13 Member Since 2017

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    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!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Spencer S. Galvan all over, the world 03-25-17
    Spencer S. Galvan all over, the world 03-25-17 Member Since 2016

    the guy

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    "Absolutely fantastic..."

    I would have never guessed I could learn so much from one book. I would recommend this book to everyone from the dreamer in a high-school class to the professor of a university classroom.

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    Carlos 12-29-16
    Carlos 12-29-16
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    Dislike - possibly the voice. It was good but it seemed a bit childish for the age of the characters in the book.
    I recommend this book and audio to just about anyone. One of my Favorite books.
    Rating this because I love the way the lesson was told. In a story that was interesting to hear. Almost to the point of experiencing it your self.

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    James 09-08-16
    James 09-08-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Powerful listen to at least 10x"

    I had listened to this years ago but didn't hear the message because I was too busy looking for how to formats to training & personal development.

    So I personally reached out to one of my Multi-Millionaire Mentors & asked him for some recommendations on how to stay focused & produce the results in a capable of doing.

    He mentioned this book so I purchased it & listened to it with "New Ears" again for the first time & there's some of the most powerful concepts shared through story telling hat will do a far greater job of impacting your unconscious mind in this HR audio than you will get from a tactical how to training on the subject of influence...

    This is a great audiobook to retrain your brain unconsciously & quickly through listening a few times.

    I recommend at least 10x due to the short length of the audio & because of the format (story telling) you'll notice a change in your approach of you follow the steps I shared now...

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    LaRama 07-29-16
    LaRama 07-29-16
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    "This book is truly amazing!"

    I loved this book! I love how it teaches you principal and not trickery; how to be influential and not persuasive. I definitely recommend it!

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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 2017
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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.

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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.

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    Linda 04-11-12
    Linda 04-11-12 Listener Since 2008
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    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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