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The Art of Persuasion for Managers: A Good Thing

May 21, 2008 Persuasion 0

It’s good to see the Wall St. Journal taking this issue of influence where there is little to no authority seriously. See Erin White’s article titled, “Art of Persuasion Becomes Key: Managers Sharpen Their Skills as Line Of Authority Blurs”.

All too often, managers and team leaders find themselves in the situation of trying to create change from the end of a limb of improvisation and reaction rather than rooting their communication firmly in the principles of persuasion.

The Art of Persuasion to create positive change is one of my frequent topics. Here are some of my recent posts, enjoy.

The Art of Persuasion: Improving Your Communications with Useful Assumptions

Persuading with Integrity: Recognizing Influence

Persuading with Integrity: A Toolkit Series

How To Develop An Assertive Style: Office Politics

Change is inevitable, but progress is not. Discover how you make the difference.

Be Well,Dr. Rick

 

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