The Influence Formula

4 Steps to Help You Lead Anyone Well


By John C. Maxwell

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Follow the guidance of a New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell and learn how to take charge, lead, and bring out meaningful change in your organizations, teams, and communities

The opportunity to lead people is an invitation to make a difference. Good leadership changes individual lives, forms teams, builds organizations, and impacts communities. It has the potential to change the world. And you can learn to do it well.
Leadership is both art and science. The science starts with the formula. The art comes as you make it your own.
Whether you’re a natural leader working in an organization or an individual wanting to develop influence for the first time, The Influence Formula will help you to lead others well.

Maxwell Moments is an innovative new series that will encourage personal growth, leadership development, and success. Find direct and practical advice to grow your career, business, or interpersonal skills. These easy-to-read books include short chapters for busy readers that can be savored in small bites, read in a single sitting, given as gifts, and used as mentoring tools.


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Jan 3, 2023
Page Count
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From the Introduction

Developing influence is both art and science. Some people influence others naturally. They have so much charisma, personality, beauty, or talent that people want to follow them.

But you don’t need to possess those things to develop influence or lead others. You can follow a formula:

Prove yourself.
Earn relationships.
Make your team successful.
Help people reach their potential.

Does the word formula sound cold or impersonal? It doesn’t have to. You’re not going to treat people as numbers or objects. You’re just taking the right steps in the right order. With each step, you help others. At the same time, you accomplish the tasks needed to gain influence with the people you’re working with.

This is how you gain influence. This is a formula anyone can follow. If you earn influence with someone, then you can lead them.

John C. Maxwell

About the Author

John C. Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 24 million books in fifty languages. Often called America’s #1 leadership authority, Maxwell was identified as the most popular leadership expert in the world by Inc. magazine in 2014, and he has been voted the top leadership professional six years in a row on He is the founder of The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, and EQUIP, a non-profit organization that has trained more than 5 million leaders in 180 countries. Each year Maxwell speaks to Fortune 500 companies, presidents of nations, and many of the world’s top business leaders.

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