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Speaking the Truth in Humour

by Steve Wickham
My father-in-law has a spiritual gift that involves speaking the truth in humour. He’s been such a good exponent of it over the years that it’s proven instructive.
One thing I’ve heard him say …

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Executive Communication: 6 Strategies for Communicating As a Leader
Executive Communication: 6 Strategies for Communicating As a Leader

by Dianna Booher
The essence of leadership is communication. Although Creating Personal Presence: Look, Talk, Think, and Act Like a Leader covers four “part” to developing and strengthening the ability to persuade, influence, and connect, it’s …

Improving Your Influence Results Fast
Improving Your Influence Results Fast

by Linda Swindling
Go face to face.
We communicate through technology that focuses on short, quick responses. So much of the rapport-building opportunities have been eliminated. You deal with different people each transaction and there isn’t the …

Reading Body Language – Listening Begins Not With Your Ears, But With Your Eyes
Reading Body Language – Listening Begins Not With Your Ears, But With Your Eyes

by Lynn Marie Sager
People communicate with much more than words. In fact, over sixty-percent of what people communicate is not spoken at all, but is demonstrated for all to see in their body language. More …

The Power of High Voltage Communications
The Power of High Voltage Communications

by Randy Siegel
The roar of applause jarred Paul back into the stark reality of the high school gym. For the past twenty-five minutes, Paul had talked to 250 young people about the dangers of drinking …

Tips for Improving Self Confidence
Tips for Improving Self Confidence

by Laurie Wilhelm
Improving Self Confidence
Improving self confidence is an ongoing process. As mentioned in How to Build Confidence, there are two ways to improve confidence: to appear confident and to feel confident.
There seem to be …

How to Build Confidence
How to Build Confidence

by Express Yourself to Success
How to Build Confidence
There are various confidence building techniques found on the internet that describe how to build confidence. They seem to describe them in one of two ways:
 
1. appearing confident
2. …

Your Self Confidence Level
Your Self Confidence Level

by Laurie Wilhelm
Your self confidence level varies throughout your life depending on what you’re doing and where you’re “at” in your life. Either way, when your self confidence takes a dip, it’s important for you …

Self Confidence Quotes
Self Confidence Quotes

Top Self Confidence Quotes that Inspire
by Laurie Wilhelm
What is self confidence?
One definition of self confidence relates to how sure we are of ourselves and our abilities. The level of confidence each of us has is …

Influencing Skills – How To Influence People
Influencing Skills – How To Influence People

by Robin and Jo Ellen
There is no right way, nor is there only one way to influence others. Everything, but everything, is a factor when influencing people. And we are, all of us, influenced by …

The Power of Influence
The Power of Influence

by Randy Siegel
Years ago, the Carnegie Institute of Technology analyzed the records of ten thousand people and concluded that while fifteen percent of success is due to training, intelligence, and skill, eighty-five percent of success …

Impact and Influence in Negotiation – There’s More than One Way to Float Your Ideas
Impact and Influence in Negotiation – There’s More than One Way to Float Your Ideas

by Clive Hook
Influencing, persuasion and negotiation is a game of sorts. That doesn’t mean it’s not serious – think World Cup soccer and notice how much a game can exhilarate, infuriate and become the subject …

The Superpower of Persuasion
The Superpower of Persuasion

If you want to be a more successful leader, you must be able to persuade others. Leadership and learning expert Kevin Eikenberry wants to show you the secret superpower for persuasion and how you can …

How To Persuade People Using Covert Subliminal Signals
How To Persuade People Using Covert Subliminal Signals

by Greg Frost
Subliminal psychologists all over the world agree that the five senses, touch, smell, all come into play when you try to persuade someone.
The art of persuasion is exactly that – an art …

Think before you speak
Think before you speak

by Graham Yemm
How many times have you said something and realised that the person, or people, on the receiving end have not fully understood what you meant or headed off and done something different to …

Persuade with Power
Persuade with Power

by Laurie Sheppard
Frustrated when you try to put ideas across and wonder why others don’t seem to share your enthusiasm or interest? How can you communicate your wants and get your reward? Here are simple, …