Effortless Influence: The Simple ‘Pain-Pivot-Prize’ Technique for Natural Business Storytelling

17 June 2024 / All Posts, Influencing and Persuasion, Storytelling

Storytelling can feel like it's been forced into a conversation. This quick structure will show you now you can drop anecdotes into a conversation naturally.

Captivate the C-Suite: A Presentation Blueprint for Influencing Senior Leaders

13 June 2024 / All Posts, Influencing and Persuasion, Presentations

Do you feel overlooked or dismissed at board meetings?You may be a team lead or a head of department ...

Syncing Strategies: What to Do When You Have a Priority Clash with Leaders

20 May 2024 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion

A core part of influencing skills is to be able to gain buy-in from above as well as to influence your own team and peers. Find out how to synch up your priorities.

What To Do When An A-Hole Gets The Recognition You Deserve

19 May 2024 / Influencing and Persuasion

It's time to make sure you come out the shadows and stop letting others grab your spotlight. Here's how to do it (without being annoying).

Amplify Your Credibility With This Technique

17 May 2024 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion, Presentations, Storytelling

Use this quick narrative structure to prove your credibility or that of your service or product. No need for plot lines or protagonists.

Why Senior Managers Are Not Buying Into Your Ideas

8 May 2024 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion

Getting Senior Managers to buy into an idea may seem easier for some than for others. Here's why and what to do about it.

How To Listen To Solve Problems

23 April 2024 / Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion

Problems often aren't solved is because we're listening actively. Here's an easy way to ensure that you're listening to crush challenges.

How To Ensure You Get Feedback That Is Actually Helpful (And Not Morale-Battering)

27 March 2024 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Email Communication, Influencing and Persuasion, Productive Meetings

Take control of feedback from leaders for more positive and constructive outcomes from workplace conversations.

The 3-Point Structure Of Persuasion (And Great Presentations)

18 February 2024 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion, Presentations

Need to sway your audience? These 3 principles will steer your conversations and improve your presentation skills.

The 7 Faces Of Managers

14 January 2024 / All Posts, Featured, Influencing and Persuasion

A good manager is more than 2-faced. There are actually 7 roles that are necessary. Whether you're in times of change or chugging along nicely, this is your guide to leading others.