Influence and persuasion tactics are the closest ethical voodoo we have to a Star Wars Jedi Knight. Remember Obe Won Konbi's ability to persuade storm troopers to do whatever he asked? Robert Cialdini has this gift and is the modern Godfather on principles of persuasion. Even though principles like reciprocity have been studied for hundreds ... Read more Clear Communication Influences Persuasion Tactics
There are so many hurdles to communicating effectively, whether you're in an informal conversation or using strategic messages for business. But there are two hurdles to communication that I despise, and I think if everyone addressed them, we would all communicate better. The reason I despise these is because they are so prevalent and bound to ... Read more What are Some Hurdles to Communicating Effectively?
Here's what usually happens when you try to express your ideas. You have an idea you're in love with. It’s a product, or something that will improve performance at work, an idea that will change things for the better. It might be something to do with your passion. Or it’s a new business idea. It ... Read more Clarify Ideas: Make Your Idea Real