Category: Persuasion

Ideas. Insight. Inspiration.

Destroy Walls To Get A Group Clicking With Itself

To get a group clicking again after it’s run into a roadblock, you need to eliminate that barrier to success. One of the most effective ways to do this is to leverage the intelligence of the individuals in the group, by having them brainstorm with you about how to remove the roadblock.

Cynicism From Mixed Messages Can Be Undone By Straight Talk

For people in groups (teams, workgroups, departments, companies, boards) there is an inverse relationship between the amount of cynicism in the group and the ability of people to click with each other.

Conned, Hustled and Scammed! It Happened To Me, It Can Happen To You!

I suppose I should be embarrassed. I suppose I should keep this to myself. But then, my sense of justice calls out and demands that I tell my story and maybe, just maybe, it will spare some of you from sharing my fate. Because here I am, a speaker, trainer and writer about matters of persuasion. You would think I’d be immune to any such attempts from others. I sure thought I was. And yet…