http://hbr.org/2013/07/connect-then-lead/ar/1 Christine McLaren on July 28, 2013 http://hbr.org/2013/07/connect-then-lead/ar/1 Excellent article on influence — in this case, the delicate balance of being liked and showing strength and why the former is more important. Like this:Like Loading... Category: Leadership Made Simple Tag: change management, Harvard Business Review, Human resources, leadership, Talent management Post navigation Previous: Previous post: The Time Has Come to Manufacture a CrisisNext: Next post: 100,000+ Books on Leadership, Why Aren’t There More Leaders? Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInTumblrGooglePinterestEmail Published by Christine McLaren View all posts by Christine McLaren Leave a comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.