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Category Archives: Communications Skills

The Magic of Getting Out of Your Own Way

Why is it that in the past, you have set goals, you’ve made a plan, you’ve taken action and yet, when the new year rolls around you found yourself woefully short of the desired result? I mean all of the experts tell you to write down your goals. Then they remind you to develop a plan. Finally, we have always ... Read More »

Conversational Persuasion Means Meeting In The Other Person’s Reality

Do you want to become more powerful, highly effective, and persuasive in your conversations, your writing, and if you’re in business, your marketing? Then you need to understand and respect the power and durability of beliefs. Human beliefs are very powerful, very helpful, and very resilient. Many of us try, even before building trust with another person, to convince them ... Read More »

Persuading With Fear

What do fears and anxiety, wants and desires have to do with your ability to persuade others? Everything. In order to be persuasive and influential, you must understand that we are all, as human beings, motivated to avoid pain and anxiety and to achieve our specific and personal wants and desires. If you want to be ethically persuasive and to ... Read More »

Coaching Your Way To The Bank

You know the old adage, everyone likes to buy things, and no one wants to be told what to buy? Isn’t it true, that when someone tells you what to do, the thing you wanted has already lost some its allure? Think about it. How do you feel when someone else’s “request” of you sounds too much like a command? ... Read More »

Perry Marshall & Dave Frees On Persuasion In Writing

Just a quick post to get you to take a look at my friend Perry Marshall’s recent article on the greed/generosity of entrepreneurs. I’ll give you the link to Perry Marshall’s brilliant piece of persuasion in a minute, but first, a few things to consider as you read: Persuasion in the Subject Line of Email Let’s start with the subject ... Read More »

Anger and Persuasion – Part II of II

If you’re just joining us in the conversation, the question is how do anger and anxiety effect your communication skills and in particular, your persuasiveness? My theory on this? Negatively for many reasons. Why? Your communications skills become limited by anger and anxiety. You are less creative and less flexible. Anger shows this and transmits some level of fear within ... Read More »