Influencing skills: How to influence and persuade (Bite-sized workshop)
Influencing and persuading skills are indispensable in modern organisations. Command and control structures have given way to less hierarchical, cross-team working where you get things done by inspiring and persuading. This highly interactive and practical workshop will enable you to understand and develop your preferred influencing and persuading style so that you can communicate confidently and professionally without undermining your personal integrity.
Aimed atResearch staff, final-stage research students
Key learning outcomes
The greatest impact you can have as a leader is to influence someone.Using real life insights and practical examples we will:
- Reflect on the difference between influencing and persuading
- Identify your preferred influencing style
- Get to know the 3 things all great influencers do
- Explore the 10 key interpersonal skills for influencing.
JJ is the Managing Director of Leading Edge Leadership. He is a highly experienced
trainer, facilitator, coach and motivational speaker. He has worked in the field of
leadership and management for many years specialising in motivational leadership,
people development and organisational change.
Session outline and aims
The workshop is designed to be practical and enjoyable. It is part of our 'bite-sized' series where, in just 90 minutes, you will receive a highly focused workshop covering the essentials of the topic.
Specific skills focused on in this session
Critical thinking, inter and intrapersonal skills, career management skills
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