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Book Review: Influencer

Book Authors: Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron Mcmillan, Al Switzler "Influencer" is the idea to change anything. It tells about moving people, inspiring them, and succeeding. It has two parts divided into ten topics. Part I shows the power to change anything and Part II gives the six sources of influence 1) Make the undesirable desirable 2) Harness peer pressure 3) Design rewards and demand accountability 4) Surpass your limits 5) Find strength in numbers 6) Change the environment. Authors through careful research and study combine their knowledge with experts sharing principles and strategies to help expand a sphere of influence and change lives for good. Hopkins, Silbert, and Sabido with other scholars like Albert Bandura present case studies. True-to-life incidents are shown as patterns for vital positive behaviors. Texts used are easy to understand with a spontaneous flow of vivid explanation and concrete case studies supporting details in every chap…