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How To Persuade Others

Get people want to do what you want them to do

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Persuasion starts with making good first impression. Your first sentences, enthusiasm, attitude, and personal packaging all contribute to the most-powerful  first impression you make on your prospect... More

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What Is Persuasion

Persuasion is about inducing people to change their attitude or behavior and getting them to want to do what you want them to do.

The Main Enemy of Persuasion

By trying to persuade others to do something differently, you actually ask them to step out their comfort zone and change their habitual way of doing things.

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Benjamin Franklin quotes

Would you persuade, speak of interest, not of reason.

Benjamin Franklin


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Persuade or Be Persuaded

The world around you is mainly composed of the results of your ability to persuade others or their ability to persuade you. "Anytime we are doing anything, it's because somebody persuaded us to do it. We don't lie, cheat or steal, because somebody persuaded us to adopt a set of moral and ethical standards. We are surrounded by the things that people persuaded us buy," says Roger Dawson, the author of Secrets of Power Persuasion for Salespeople.





The Five Basic Elements of Persuasion

Source: the quality and credibility of source

Message: what, when and how you say; repeat your key points

Medium: use the right channel to reach your audience

Public: you must know your audience

Effect: Did the persuaded audience do what you wanted it to do? 

The GE Leadership Effectiveness Survey (LES)


Sell Your Ideas to Other Stakeholders

"Persuasion is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do, and to like it." ~ President Eisenhower

Great ideas are one thing; getting them into the minds of others is another. Use various selling techniques to sell your ideas to others. Remember, marketing is a battle of perceptions, not ideas.  All truth is relative what people perceive to be true that is the truth. Your task is to establish or change your prospect's perceptions, because if they don't you will not win the battle. The ugly truth is that you'll get further with a mediocre idea supported by a skillful marketing campaign than with a great idea alone... More

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Tap into people's dreams, adapt your value proposition accordingly, and link it to the realization of their dreams if you want people to buy your products or services.

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Socratic questioning is at the heart of critical thinking they enhance your critical thinking skills. Socratic questions challenge accuracy and completeness of thinking in a way that acts to move people towards their ultimate goal... More