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Influencing Skills Tips

Effective Persuasion – It’s Time to ‘Think Responsibly

You and I Need to Talk Effective persuasion is a vital soft skill in business, key to motivating change. It…
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Having an Impact: What it Means & How We Achieve It

Influence. Inspire. Impact. A combination of three words, especially aliterated, is one of many tools to achieve exactly what those…
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What is Assertive? A Look at Assertiveness in Theory and Practice

Assertive is a Word you Commonly see on CVs, But What Does it Mean? Being assertive is needed for interpersonal, communication,…
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What is the Difference Between Affect and Effect?

Knowing the Difference Between Affect and Effect Can be the Difference Between Looking Good and Looking Bad. Don’t Risk Your…
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Personal Presence – It’s Much More Than Being a Good Presenter

Projecting Your Inner Strength Personal presence is an intangible human quality that opens doors and makes you stand out. And…
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36 One-Sentence Influencing Tips to Get More of What You Want

Influencing Tips to Help You Get What You Want After all, if you want to get anything done, you need…
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Thinking On Your Feet: 7 Ways to Get the Vital Seconds You Need

‘By the Way, I Need You to Reduce Your Prices From 8% From Next Week – Is That Ok?’ Quick…
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Assertive Language: Talk Your Way to Turning Around Your Life

Put Speaking Assertively and Asserting Yourself Top of Your To-Do List Assertive language at work often gets mistaken for aggression.…
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How to Achieve Unstoppable Confidence in 5 steps

Confidence is Inconveniently Intangible When we think of a confident person, it’s difficult to quantify how this actually comes across.…
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Influencing Styles Questionnaire: Which Style are You? And Can You Adapt?

Complete this Easy to Follow Influencing Styles Questionnaire to Find Out Your Influencing Style For Yourself or For Another or…
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Storytelling: Persuade People With Your Powerful Stories

We All Tell Them, We All Hear Them But What Makes Them Powerful Persuasion Tools? Storytelling can also be used…
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How Can Push Pull Influencing Help You to Influence Others?

So, You Want to Influence Others so That You Can Get More of What You Want? Use the Push Pull…