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Influence Style Indicator™



Influence Style Indicator

Course Description:

The Influence Style Indicator (ISI)™ is an assessment designed to measure an individual’s preferred style influence during communication. Successful professionals understand the importance of know how to influence effectively.  It can be a distinguishing factor in collaboration, building relationships and getting things done. The ISI™ identifies preferred, secondary and underutilized styles. 

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The ISI™ maps five unique ways to influence—Rationalizing, Asserting, Negotiating, Inspiring and Bridging.  These styles are against a backdrop of two orientations:  Advocating and Uniting. Professionals learn the significance of using each style to influence when in different situations.  The ISI™ helps to sharpen skills, understand diversity of approach, and the power of communicating in specific ways to reach the listener.

Certification Outcomes:

Our certification will provide you with the in-depth knowledge and skills to:

  • Administer the assessment
  • Generate reports
  • Accurately interpret the reports
  • Deliver presentations
  • Facilitate coaching sessions

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Certification Format:

Training Werks uses a blended learning process for the Influence Style Indicator™.  Certification candidates complete the online training including a self-assessment for ISI™.  Once completed, Jan Hovrud, Training Werks provides one-on-one telephonic coaching on best ways to use the ISI™ in coaching and classroom situations. In total the certification takes approximately 3.5-4 hours to complete.

What You will Receive:

  • Certification in the ISI™
  • Downloadable Facilitator Guide
  • Downloadable PowerPoint Presentation Slides
  • 1 hour of professional coaching from Training Werks to assist in your ability to immediately use the assessment.
  • Ongoing support

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Highlights of the ISI™

  • Tested validity and reliability.
  • Normative data to demonstrate relationships between age, gender, personality, and nationality.
  • Easy to complete in about 10-15 minutes.
  • Readable reports with key learning messages.

Application of the Influence Style Indicator™

  • Leadership Development
  • Decision Making
  • Political and Organizational Savvy
  • Relationship Building
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Professional Coaching
  • EQ-i2.0™ instrument
  • MBTI™ and MBTI Step II™ instruments

Sample Reports

This is a list of the possible ISI™ reports.  Sample reports are available.  Please contact Jan for your request.

  • ISI Individual Report
  • ISI Group Report

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Jan Hovrud is an award winning, Master Practitioner and Coach for the Influence Style Indicator™.

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