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The Art of Quiet Influence: Timeless Wisdom for Leading without Authority

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"A tremendous and relevant read!" -Stephen M. R. Covey, New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Speed of Trust Drawing on the enduring wisdom of the Buddha, Confucius, Rumi, Gandhi and others, The Art of Quiet Influence shows anyone, not just bosses, how to use influence without authority, a key mindfulness principle, to get things done at work ...more
Kindle Edition, 256 pages
Published May 7th 2019 by Nicholas Brealey
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ساجد العبدلي
May 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
In The Art of Quiet Influence, Jocelyn Davis brings old philosophical wisdom to shed light on the best practices to influence groups of people.

It's not just another business or leadership book. In this interesting book, Jocelyn Davis draws on the wisdom of the old masters -- from Confucius to Rumi to Buddha to Gandhi – to provide timeless advice for dealing with current leadership and business challenges.
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Joe
Sep 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Great book on how to lead as an introverted or quiet person and without yelling or being loud. Sometime to be heard you have to lower your voice and raise your words.
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Matt
Apr 23, 2021 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I truly wish I liked professional books more than I do.
Matt Heavner
Sep 05, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lots of interesting leadership and influence ideas. I liked the narrative of leadership insights from various Eastern sages. However, I didn't buy the binary "east vs west" aspect of the book. The book was a mix of "ancient wisdom," personal reflections, and (a bit too much) history of the Forum company. Still, overall, I enjoyed reading and reflecting on the book. ...more
Blertë
Apr 03, 2021 rated it did not like it
It starts off good, gives you some good advices and then it goes to philosophy, history and fiction of other countries’s books and people, that is absolutely boring and too long. And then it talks about Forum (the place the author worked), and it goes on in this kind of loop all the time until you eventually start to get so bored of it that you think why am I forcing myself to read this?! It would be a lot better if the author didn’t stop and tell stories (whether fictional or history) every few ...more
Imran Ruhul
Dec 09, 2019 rated it liked it
A good read on leadership based on 12 eastern sages...
Rozan Kitt
Insightful book
Naveen Kumar
Oct 06, 2020 rated it really liked it
I loved every chapter. I really liked the way book was presented with a real life experience associated with philosophical texts from east and in the end pitfalls of west.
Ron
Jan 31, 2021 rated it it was ok
I wanted to like this book because of the title. I loved the Prologue but then found the rest of the book rambling and tedious.
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