Do you lack influence at work? Do your values clash with those of your key workplace contacts? Do you find yourself getting into conflict with your peers and managers over key decisions and problems? Do you waste time and energy arguing over what matters most and what might go wrong? Perhaps you want to know how to build influence with your key workplace contacts. Perhaps you want to know how to work effectively with peers and managers who approach things differently from you. Or perhaps you simply want to know how to make the differences between you a point of active collaboration rather than a cause of tension and dissent. If so, this book is for you.Building Influence in the Workplace takes you through a highly practical, personal and insightful process. It will introduce you to a valuable set of tools which will enable you to build influence, promote your interests and get buy-in to your plans and proposals.