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Classic Influence: Timeless Lessons from the Legends

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 044. Exploit the Hidden Power of Simplicity: Alexander the Great Fulfills the Prophecy of the Gordian Knot 25:18 12/16/2021
CIP 043. Believe Absolutely to Inspire Absolute Belief: Joan of Arc Turns the Tide of the Hundred Years' War 29:55 10/29/2021
CIP 042. Win Lasting Influence, Listen for the Underlying Need: Mahatma Gandhi Builds the Bedrock of an Unbreakable Charismatic Bond 27:25 08/31/2021
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 23:40 08/04/2021
CIP 040. Get Leverage, Change the Calculus: The Crafty and Courageous Roma and the Birth of Ancient Rome 16:22 06/08/2021
CIP 039. Find Courage Under Fire—Count the Costs, Then Forge Ahead: General George S. Patton’s Greatest Nightmare and Moment of Truth 11:10 04/29/2021
CIP 038. Profit from the Power of Proof: Dale Carnegie’s Baby Steps Rise to Blockbuster Success 19:39 04/08/2021
CIP 037. Escalate the Intensity, Increase the Stakes: Orville and Wilbur Wright’s Extraordinary Obsession with Flight 16:10 03/11/2021
CIP 036. Own the Need, Achieve the Dream: Abraham Lincoln Assumes Command of the Problem at Hand, and Pilots His Path to the Top 25:29 02/22/2021
CIP 035. Take Bold Action (Part 5): Be Bold in Pursuit of Your Aims: The Celebrity Power of Frank Sinatra, and the Daring Don Rickles, Upstart Comedian Extraordinaire 20:44 01/29/2021
CIP 034. Take Bold Action (Part 4): To Achieve the Unbelievable, Back Bold Action with a Bastion and a Base: The Herculean Daring of Bloody Mary’s Fight for the Throne 31:48 01/07/2021
CIP 033. Take Bold Action (Part 3): Boldly Strike Out to Accelerate Your Ascent: Theodore Roosevelt Boldly, Brazenly Begins Anew 21:34 12/15/2020
CIP 032. Take Bold Action (Part 2): Dare to Defy the Established Order, Risk to Skip Ahead: Huey Long Cuts a Barrier-Breaking Path to the Top 12:10 11/19/2020
CIP 031. Take Bold Action (Part 1): Be Bold and Let Boldness Do Its Work: Napoleon Bonaparte Escapes His Island Prison 16:31 10/22/2020
CIP 030. Profit from the Power of Frames to Achieve Your Aims: President Franklin Roosevelt Reframes His Race for a 3rd Term 23:59 09/20/2020
CIP 029. Wield Power with Wisdom, Get Both in and Out of the Game: Martin Luther King Jr. Assumes Leadership, Becomes the Symbol of the Civil Rights Movement 31:35 07/22/2020
CIP 028. Hammer Optimism into Your Plans: Ernest Shackleton’s Miracle Trip from Elephant Island 32:33 05/22/2020
CIP 027. Adopt the Champion Mindset: Arnold Schwarzenegger Takes the Throne 16:49 03/31/2020
CIP 026. Escalate Your Commitment, Burn Your Ships: Hernando Cortés Conquers the Aztec Empire 19:13 02/26/2020
CIP 025. Mine the Miners, Create Don't Consume: The Pioneering Producers of the California Gold Rush 26:40 01/24/2020
CIP 024. Cast Off the Culture of Comfort, Convenience, and Ease: Theodore Roosevelt Becomes the Apostle of the Strenuous Life 25:43 12/16/2019
CIP 023. Construct Your Own Heroic Life History: Ragnar Lothbrok, The Everlasting Legend of the Viking Leader 27:50 11/15/2019
CIP 022. Spurn the Most Treacherous of Emotions, Beware the Ambitions of the Beast: The Hubris of Emperor Nero, Rome’s Original Antichrist 28:27 10/22/2019
CIP 021. Milk Your Assets, Face the Brute Facts: The Cunning and Charismatic Cleopatra Assumes the Egyptian Throne 22:48 09/12/2019
CIP 020. Surface Your Submerged Assumptions: President Kennedy and the Curious Consensus for the Bay of Pigs (Part 2 of 2) 22:40 08/07/2019
CIP 019. Look First to Your Frames for the Seeds of Success: Russell Conwell’s Acres of Diamonds (Part 1 of 2) 19:55 07/03/2019
CIP 018. Craft a Compelling Image to Increase Your Influence and Amplify Your Power: Blackbeard Becomes the Dark Lord of the Skull and Crossbones 22:03 05/29/2019
CIP 017. Leverage the Paradox of Self-Reliance: General George Washington Wins the War By First Building Belief and Rapport 20:10 04/26/2019
CIP 016. Assume Ultimate Ownership, Embrace Radical Responsibility as a Rule: President Lincoln Pays the Ultimate Price 16:14 03/29/2019
CIP 015. Develop Deep Self-Belief: Napoleon Bonaparte’s Lucky Star 19:37 02/26/2019