Chapter 4Quiet Influence Strength #1: Taking Quiet Time

“What a lovely surprise to discover how unlonely being alone can be.”

Ellen Burstyn, Actress


Julie Irving is an administrative professional who supports more than sixty people at the Battelle Energy Alliance, a contractor for the Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Julie won the prestigious American Management Association’s Administrative Professionals Innovation award in 2009 for voluntarily creating and executing a car blind-spot safety program for her company and the wider community. It has reached more than ten thousand adults and children at regional and local events.

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