The Art of Persuasion for Managers: A Good Thing
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.
Change is inevitable, but progress is not. Discover how you make the difference.
Be Well,Dr. Rick
Rick is a best selling author and the founder of the Art of Change Skills for Life. His book titles include, Dealing with People You Can’t Stand: How to bring out the best in people at their worst, Life by Design and Influence and the Art of Persuasion. These days he is spending quality time away from the spotlight enjoying the company of his wife and practicing his electric guitar.