25 Jul ‘Influence’ descriptors

What descriptors come to mind when you hear the word ‘influence’; arouse, charm, tempt, entice, cajole, shape, force, negotiate, brainwash, manipulate, impress, incite, convince, lead, persuade, sell, woo, urge, inspire, sway, transform.

How many of these words do you see as positive or negative?

These are all value-laden words that may affect your view of what is desirable influencing and what is overstepping the line into the realm of unethical manipulating or misuse of power.