Being able to influence and persuade others to get them to do what you want them to do is a key skill not only in business but in life as a whole!And the best way of doing that is in a way that others don’t notice.To gain co-operation and understanding, influencing and persuading become vital resources.The most challenging part of being successful at work can be trying to influence others. In fact you can waste a lot of time and energy trying to persuade people to accept your ideas or change their position on a matter. This highly interactive workshop will give you a framework and strategies for developing your powers of influence and persuasion without manipulation or coercion.

Great definitions of influence are....

 - The power affecting a person, thing or course of events or

 - The Power to sway or affect

Discover your influence style, your power sources, how to build social capital and how to communicate value, to win people over to new ideas. Learn how to exercise the power and influence you need to get things done through others when your responsibilities exceed your formal authority. This workshop is designed for emerging leaders who want to advance their careers and who aspire to positions of broader scope and impact.

Through Bodhih’s workshop on “Influencing and Persuasion Skills” you will certainly learn the key skills and the techniques so you can win people around to your ideas, influence others on certain decisions and persuade them to take certain a certain course of action all by the way that you communicate with them!

"Influencing Persuasion Skills" training also aims to help participants persuade colleagues and clients to their thinking, and also teaches participants how to build rapport using different communication skills for different situations.

Key Learning Points:

Defining persuasion and influence

Advanced rapport skills

Push vs. pull persuasion styles and the behavioural implications of both when persuading

Perception - how you perceive situations and how others may perceive you

The power of positive thought - preparing for the persuasion discussion

Communication techniques (verbal and non-verbal) and building rapport

Learning Areas from this Training Program

Understanding values and how to persuade around these

Using Listening skills and the pyramid of active listening

Identifying persuasion styles and how to adapt behaviours to meet the style

Negotiating to reach resolution

Developing sound working relationships built on trust and mutual respect

Ideal or Useful for:

Individuals at all levels who wish to influence and persuade positively.

Ideal Group Size

15 Participants

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