Classic Influence explores the timeless lessons learned from the icons of influence, the legends of leadership, power, and sway. Listen in as your host—the Harvard and Columbia trained researcher, author, and speaker, Dr. Johnny Welch, M.B.A.—reveals the timeless wisdom and insights, unveils the hidden blueprints, and unlocks the key secrets of the legends and heroes of history to discover the strategies, tactics, tips and tools you can use to master the power of influence to achieve your own most daring dreams and goals.
CIP 042. Win Lasting Influence, Listen for the Underlying Need: Mahatma Gandhi Builds the Bedrock of an Unbreakable Charismatic Bond
The Father of India, Apostle of Non-violence, Mahatma Gandhi stands today as a global icon. Despite his initial absence, the deeply spiritual Gandhi, who possessed little more than a loincloth and glasses, rose to become one of the most influential figures in India, leading the nation to victory over the greatest empire on Earth without so much as throwing a stone. Discover how Gandhi built the bedrock of a charismatic bond with followers and forged the foundation of his influence around the world.
CIP 041. Build Habits of Mastery and Self-Control: The Making and Unmaking of The Knights Templar, the Most Formidable Military Order of the Middle Ages
They lived like monks. They fought like lions. They were the special forces of the Medieval Era. Forged to protect all those pilgrims and traders traveling to the Holy Lands, the Knights Templar became such a highly capable and ferocious fighting force that they swiftly multiplied in wealth and power, growing well beyond their initial mandate as an elite military order of warrior monks. Listen in and learn the 5 key factors that best explain the Knights Templar’s rapid rise and surprising initial success.
CIP 040. Get Leverage, Change the Calculus: The Crafty and Courageous Roma and the Birth of Ancient Rome
The ancient Greek’s story of the founding of Rome tells the tale of Roma, the crafty and courageous Trojan noble woman, and how, after surviving a violent voyage at sea, she used leverage to force the Trojans to establish the ancient city on the banks of the Tiber River. In this episode of Classic Influence, we’ll travel back to the birth of ancient Rome, get a glimpse of the tremendous power of leverage in achieving a challenging aim, and explore various ways you can put the power of leverage into play
CIP 039. Find Courage Under Fire—Count the Costs, Then Forge Ahead: General George S. Patton’s Greatest Nightmare and Moment of Truth
A charismatic, courageous, and flamboyant hero of World War II, General George Patton was the personification of ruthless drive and the relentless will to win. And, yet, a look at an episode early in his military career reveals a man who struggled with self-doubt and fear. In this episode of Classic Influence, we’ll travel back to WWI to reveal just how firm a grip fear had over Patton’s mind, and how his willingness to accept the distinct likelihood of death forever changed the arc of his destiny.
CIP 038. Make Your First Dollar, Profit from the Power of Proof: Dale Carnegie’s Baby Steps Rise to Blockbuster Success
How to Win Friends and Influence People is one of the best-selling books of all time, but Dale Carnegie’s career did not start off with a bang. In fact, Carnegie was nearly 50 before he finally stumbled upon the key secret to his success. In this episode of Classic Influence, we’ll explore the power of proof, the small start, and how baby steps can be carefully calculated to create blockbuster success.
CIP 037. Escalate the Intensity, Increase the Stakes: Orville and Wilbur Wright’s Extraordinary Obsession with Flight
Humankind has dreamed of flying since our early ancestors first laid eyes on the flying creatures of prehistoric times. But it wasn’t until 1903, despite facing fierce competition from scores of better educated, and better funded aviation pioneers, that Wilbur and Orville Wright at last achieved the dream of powered flight. In this episode, we’ll explore what set these two curious, self-taught, visionary engineers apart from so many others, revealing the most critical secret to their success.
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