New book, “The Power of Strategic Influence” by Gary C. Laney is released, an amazing guide for harnessing personal influence, developing leadership skills and creating valuable business relationships

“The Power of Strategic Influence: 10 Success Factors of Highly Influential Leaders” has been released worldwide. This 286-page leadership playbook, featuring a foreword from Shark Tank’s Kevin Harrington, is designed to unlock the power of personal influence with a focus on building strategic relationships and using social responsibility to create long-term success.

Based on the author’s decades of business experience, the 10 Success Factors – organized into actionable, easy-to-understand advice – teach readers how to cultivate valuable professional networks, develop opportunities through trust and accountability, and discover how personal influence leads to lifelong value. 

The Power of Strategic Influence (ISBN: 9781737091592) can be purchased through retailers worldwide, including and Amazon. The paperback retails for $19.99. Wholesale orders are available through Ingram.

From the back cover:

Do you want to make a difference in life? To have positive influence over people? To create valuable personal and strategic relationships through business networking? 

This powerful, easy-to-read book reveals the secrets to building and using your personal influence to create success, build a great reputation, and become a highly influential leader, but also to give back by helping others succeed. Whether you’re a new arrival in a strange city or climbing the corporate ladder and haven’t gotten where you want to go, The Power of Strategic Influence teaches the Game-Changing Success Factors that will transform your life.

This book takes you through the 6 Spheres of Strategic Influence Development, beginning with the basic concept of accepting personal responsibility for yourself, all the way through the secrets of Influence Centered Business Networking and building profitable relationships. Tightly integrated within the strategic influence development spheres, you will learn the 10 Success Factors that can make you an influential leader. 

As a special bonus, the book includes valuable lessons on success and leadership from 12 nationally known CEOs/influencers. 

Imagine going from a follower to a leader! From living on the periphery to a respected Center of Influence! With this book, its powerful networking insights, and your hard work, it can happen for you. Packed with inspiring stories and down-to-earth advice, The Power of Strategic Influence is your indispensable guide to a better, happier, and more influential life. 

“In The Power of Strategic Influence, Gary C. Laney distills a career’s worth of wisdom into a relatable playbook that walks you through each of the critical spheres of influence. You reap the benefits of his influence through the inside advice from other business and entrepreneurial heavyweights. His positive, proactive tone makes this a great read. No matter where you are in your career, pick up a copy and start your own journey to becoming a person of greater influence. You won’t regret it.” – J.J Hebert, #1 bestselling author featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Business Insider

About the author:

Gary C. Laney is CEO of Success Masters, author, and serial entrepreneur of 20+ businesses. Industries include business networking, online media, e-commerce, and intellectual property. A dynamic speaker, Gary has been recognized as a top presenter, motivating tens of thousands of entrepreneurs, professionals, and salespeople. Prior to his entrepreneurial run, Gary spent 25 years as an executive in corporate high-tech and commercial publishing. He is known for his ability to turn around businesses and create dramatic revenue growth. Gary has a triple major MBA from Northwestern Kellogg in finance, marketing, and policy.

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