Book Review: ‘Key Person of Influence’ by Daniel Priestley

By 24th May 2019 February 25th, 2020 Influencing Skills Tips

Key Person of Influence: About the Book

As a personal branding specialist, I read a lot of books on the topic of leadership, branding, and influencing. I have known of Daniel Priestley’s ‘KPI’ (Key Person of Influence) concept, book, and programme for many years. I finally got round to reading it at the beginning of 2019.

Hand holding book Key Person of Influence by Daniel Priestly in front of a seashore

The Five-Step method to become one of the highly valued and highly paid people in your industry

KPI (Key Person of Influence)

KPI stands for ‘Key Person of Influence’. The book aims to support entrepreneurs who want to ‘make a dent’ and build fantastic lives and businesses, to do so by teaching them how to become ‘key people of influence’. Daniel does this by his 5 ‘Ps’:

  • Pitch
  • Publish
  • Product
  • Profile
  • Partnerships

Each one is covered in detail throughout the book. Moreover, the framework is a fantastic way to ensure you complete each step one at a time. It enables you to layer on top of the work you’ve done so far. It is written in a simple, easy to digest way but causes you to constantly think and rethink about the best way for you to establish yourself as a key person of influence in your industry.

the 30:10:5 rule explained

Read for 30, Write for 10, Teach for 5

Final Thoughts

The book, Key Person of Influence, is perfect for anyone who is keen to clarify and define their position in their industry and become someone who is recognised for the work they do and the person they are. I love Daniel’s approach to becoming a ‘Key Person of Influence’. He focuses on being ‘prolific over perfect’, encouraging people to take action and speed up results. I highly recommend this book to anyone looking to level up.

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Hannah Power

About Hannah Power

As a Personal Branding Specialist, I empower purpose driven, skilled and passionate individuals to become known online. I work with my clients to gain clarity on their niche, their audience, and their message and then create a strategy to grow their brand and tribe online. I am passionate about supporting others to live a life of fulfilment, totally in line with who they are and what they're meant to do and I believe that personal branding is an awesome way to do this, whether your goals are to travel, start a business, grow your current business or become the next Oprah. Personal branding is no longer a choice, it is a necessity for anyone who wishes to succeed in our ever-changing world.

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