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Category Archives: Communications Skills

How Does Controlling Your Anger Make You More Persuasive? Just Ask That Angry Man – The Dalai Lama Part One of Two

Think about this: Have you ever been superbly or sublimely persuasive? Was there ever a time when you communicated with someone or with many people and when you were clear, confident, and the consummate leader? Did people just feel compelled to follow you – happily? Most humans can remember an experience like that at some point in our lives. Now, ... Read More »

The Power of Clear Communications and Persuasion

Are your skills of ethical influence, persuasion, and communication relevant in our constantly changing world? As it turns out, the ability to manage change may make the single biggest difference in the quality of your life, and your communications and persuasion skills might make the biggest difference in your ability to manage change. Pareto’s principle tells us that we should ... Read More »

Negotiation and Persuasion – A New Strategy and Practice

Many people write to me, call me, or otherwise find ways of communicating to me (and to themselves) that they really aren’t good negotiators, persuaders, marketers, or communicators – yet. But, to be successful in anything that you undertake, you must be able to convince yourself and others to do things and to get things done. Why? You must become ... Read More »

Be Rigid and Inflexible About Your Flexibility

“I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times.” – Everett Dirksen In my program Persuasion2Profit and in my bookThe Language of Parenting I have referred to the skills and strategies of great persuaders and communicators. And, in both works, I emphasize the need for flexibility.  Flexibility is a ... Read More »

Profit Through Value – How Do You Tanslate Your Value To The Client or Customer?

The key to getting, keeping, and continually satisfying customers and to giving them real value, is understanding what they really want, what they really need, what they really fear, and how they express these things in their own terms and with their own language. DO not assume that you know and do not assume that you know the language that ... Read More »

Conversational Persuasion Skills and The Power of Questions

In this brief video, Dave Frees walks you through a question that will change the way that you think and then shows you not just what to do, but how to use presuppositions and questions to become more persuasive and influential. The next few minutes will change the way that you get friends, loved ones, clients and/or customers and everyone ... Read More »

Getting What You Want – Influence and Leverage With Number One – The Magic Of Language Patterns

Here’s another very powerful question (well two actually) filled with the linguistic tools of influence to help you get something that you have been wanting but haven’t yet achieved. Once you hear, see, and feel the magic at work I’m sure that you’ll start to use it with others. But for now, give yourself a treat and get or achieve ... Read More »

Combining Persuasion Skills and the Compounding Effect

In this video, persuasion skills guru Dave Frees examines how you can “stack” or combine persuasion skills and get a compounding effect. Dave emphasizes that these techniques can and should be used ethically and only after you have clarified that what you are doing is appropriate for the other party. Thumbnail Credit: Horia Varlan Read More »

The Invisible French Press – The Power of Expectation and How To Get What You Want (or Make Coffee Invisible)

“Where is my French press?” This was the question I shouted up the stairs or asked anyone who got near me. I had just read an article on making iced coffee and iced coffee cubes using a cold press method that yields tasty, strong (or diluted to your taste) and icy cold coffee refreshment during the summer months. (I’ll describe ... Read More »

Medical Hypnosis Techniques Are Not Just For Therapists Any More…

I’ve been hearing from readers who are surprised that many of the linguistic techniques and the persuasive language patterns I teach work so well not just in their marketing, but also with spouses, friends, kids, and other loved ones. A common quote: “Dave, I never thought that this would work, but I used it the moment I got home and ... Read More »