Competency Pillars

Pillar 4: Influence

This Leader Loop Pillar helps the transition from mastering your own team into leading a team towards business objectives leveraging cross-functional partnerships.

Impactful complex business problems are rarely solved in a silo. A key difference between a manager and a leader is a professional who can influence both direct reports and cross-functional stakeholders to drive business objectives. These Leader Loop competencies help build the influencing power needed for strong cross-functional peer collaboration

In order to accelerate your career at this stage, one must be able to coach and manage a team to drive the behaviors needed to reach objectives.