Influence is power. What does a woman need to lead well in todays competitive work environment? If you think its a coercive, power over style of leadership, think again. Influence Starts with I: A Womans Guide for Unleashing the Power of Leading from Within and Effecting Change Around You outlines how to be a more effective leader by tapping into the authentic I within you to cultivate power with others and effect change around you. Influence skills are important ingredients to effective leadership in todays complex organizations and institutions. In her latest title, author and leadership coach Jeanne Porter King provides a guide for developing the personal side of leadership. This guide helps you to Identify your leadership purpose Develop an influence mindset Use your power strategically Negotiate gender barriers Build your support system, and more Reflective exercises and questions allow you to readily apply what youve learned and build your plan for growth. Every existing and emerging woman leader needs to carve out the space and time to do the inner work on their leadership. Whether you work in a corporate setting or a nonprofit organization, you have what it takes to lead from within and influence positive change around you.