How to Influence Others Even When You Aren’t in Charge (T4AM)
We’ve talked to thousands of administrative professionals whose number one concern is how to get their ideas heard and implemented. It isn’t about having positional power; it’s about presenting your ideas in such a way that others willingly follow your lead. Learn how to cut through barriers so that others give you the cooperation, time, resources or support you need. Communicate so that others listen; use four listening steps that encourage others to listen to you. Check yourself against the 11 toxic communication traps that diminish your ability to persuade. We’ll explore what role honesty and trust play in becoming more influential, how to communication using “executive style” techniques, and the greatest strategic tool in your arsenal: non defensive communication.