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We’re an international training and coaching firm.

Miami       New York       Boston       Chicago      Munich

We help C-level business leaders and entrepreneurs to show up with radiant presence and be more influential.

Beyond strategy, beyond business expertise – what your team and business partners ultimately respond to is YOU. Your clarity. Your energy. Your vision. Your ability to move hearts and souls.

Connect Deeply. Unleash the Energetic Leader Within.

Influens: Latin origin of influence, meaning…
To flow in
To exert influence; to be influential


Meet Achim Nowak
Founder & President of Influens

OUR BLOGS

Do You Know Your Talk Ratios?

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It sounds clinical, I know. But it’s a game-changer in how you conduct a business conversation.

Your talk ratio.

It quantifies how much you talk, how much the other person talks.

Forget about the substance of the conversation, for a moment (mind you, I believe in substance!). Let’s keep it basic. In a conversation, what percentage of the time do you talk, what percentage of the time does the other person talk?

If you have an 80/20 ratio, you likely talk too much.

If you have a 20/80 ratio, you likely talk too little.

But it depends entirely on the other person and the situation! you protest.

It does – but not quite as much as you think! more

Final Answer: Curiosity

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Quintessential Florida.

Iggy Pop, scraggly-faced musician, former frontman for The Stooges, the grandfather of punk, and Anthony Bourdain, celebrity chef, television personality, stand in the sand on Miami Beach, looking at the sky. Two aging men who, by most people’s standards, have been there, done that, seen it all.

Iggy: I’m still curious. You seem like a curious person.

Anthony: It’s my only virtue. (said with a chuckle)

Iggy: There you go. All right. Curious is a good thing to be. You know it’s seems to pay some unexpected dividends.

Final clip on Mr. Bourdain’s inspired CNN series “Parts Unknown.” The Miami episode.

What a nice note to end on, I think to myself.  more

Undrain Yourself

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Mario and I sit in a café on Miami Beach’s famed Lincoln Road Mall. Talking about what energizes us in our work.

Mario has held senior HR Leadership roles for Fortune 500 firms throughout Latin America.

Great jobs, Mario affirms, but when I think back, 30% to 40% of what I did on a daily basis drained me.

Tasks either give energy or take energy away. 40% is a lot of energy depletion.

The simple answer, of course: Perform fewer tasks that don’t energize you. Tasks that call on your least developed mental faculties, tasks that you’re simply not proficient in.

Not an option to say NO to tasks that drain? In that case, consider some ways of undraining the tasks that drain you. Yes, start to undrain yourself.
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Clients

MEET THE TEAM

Achim Nowak

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT

International Authority on Leadership Presence; Author; Speaker; Craves connection; Celebrates personal energy.

Leandra Campbell

RELATIONSHIP MANAGER

Business Administration Graduate; Seeker of Simplification; Mindful soul with Italian/Jamaican roots.

Kathy Heffner

DESIGN LEAD

Florida transplant who escaped the corporate world; Design Guru with a passion for high-energy, interactive learning.

Olga Botcharova

ASSOCIATE

Conflict Resolution Expert; Psychologist; Passionate Coach; Russian soul and global spirit; Believes in the wisdom of nature.

Robert Hernandez, Psy. D.

ASSOCIATE

Jungian-oriented Psychologist; Ego-Self-Axis-related Coach; Speaker; International home carried within; Trilingual.

Carolyn Holland

ASSOCIATE

Exceptional & whimsical Leadership Presence Coach; Actor; Born entertainer with an accidental B.S. in Physics.

Zachary Minor

ASSOCIATE

Performance Coach; Actor; Activist for personal empowerment of athletes; Mantra: Choices, Decisions, and Consequences.

Daniela Puzzovio

ASSOCIATE

Performance Coach; Facilitator of Development Processes; Psychotherapy Background; Ambassador for Happiness.

John B. Lazar

ASSOCIATE

Executive Coach; Systemic thinker; Deep trust builder; Limiting paradigm buster, Trusted advisor; Culinary wizard.

OUR SERVICES

WE TRAIN

Starts with fun.
Ends with transformation.
Yes, really. Fun.

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WE COACH

Deep-diving.
Translucent.

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WE SPEAK

7 continents
5 languages
1 energy

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OUR PRESS

TESTIMONIALS

The Influens team’s coaching has led my team to a new level of professionalism in the classroom, boardroom, or anywhere they deliver!

Brian Wallace, Former SVP, Learning and Development, HSBC Bank

Achim Nowak’s masterful coaching has transformed the next generation of Dover leaders into more authentic, insightful, and inspiring leaders!

Bob Livingston, CEO, Dover Corporation

The dynamic Influens training style kept our staff riveted and wanting for more!

Dr. Leslie Rosenfeld, Director of Organizational Development, City of Miami Beach

We rely on Influens for their professionalism and their superior expertise in all aspects of leadership development!

Susan Kaye, Director, Corporate Education, Barry University

We at Compass respect Achim Nowak’s amazing ability to bring about transformation. He does so with energy, style, and penetrating clarity.

Kit Williams, President and Founder, Compass Consulting

CONTACT US

Phone
954.921.3014

Address
1835 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd.
Suite 602
Hallandale, Florida 33009

Email
admin@influens.com

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