Posted on 30th October 2015


People who get results are usually good at building productive workplace relationships. They do it through great communication skills that give rise to mutually beneficial outcomes. Persuasion is not about getting your own way to the detriment of others. It is about bringing together two worlds of knowledge and expertise to get things done.

1 Day Persuasion

Learn how to:

  • Amplify the power of your language
  • Understand why widely-held communication ‘truths’ undermine you
  • Prepare and rehearse killer opening lines
  • Exploit social and conversational conventions to maximise your influence
  • Avoid the 5 dumbest things you can say
  • Listen with heightened awareness and know what to listen for
  • Interpret the true significance of what’s being said
  • Build and gain trust and rapport, individually and as a team
  • Master the ABC of questioning techniques, from ‘alternative’, through ‘closed specific’ to ‘tag’
  • Employ a magic word to make a problem solvable
  • Position a course of action as desirable using an individual’s values and beliefs, rather than your own
  • Move to advanced level listening (tell your friends and family it’s impossible to sustain for long so you won’t be able to read their minds – all the time!

Is this the right course for me/ my team?

Yes, if you or your people want an intensive day to learn to optimise your powers of persuasion.

What can I expect?

  • To be entertained
  • To be challenged
  • To learn a lot of new stuff

Delivery style

Not remotely corporate. Fun. Unexpected. With plenty of role play and learning through doing.

What’s the biggest benefit?

Having a skill very few people have and using it ethically to influence and persuade.

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