Persuasiveness is an ability most salespeople long for. You may think it’s a natural born gift that some people have and some don’t. However, persuasiveness is something you create; not a trait.
Cindy Ashton is the CEO of Minerva Enterprises LLC, an elite-level presentation strategist, professional speaker, singer, and award-winning TV host of Cindy Uncorked on e360tv. In this episode, we discuss: why people fail to deliver and present their message in a way that’s heard and ups their business game;
vocal tips to help you draw people in, rather than repel them; body language tips; and the differences between men and women in how they hear other people.
A well-functioning team needs a mix of personalities. Each team member should also possess key soft skills.
How do you behave when you’re under a deadline and your key employees resist your requests for them to work late? If you’re not using ‘positive persuasion principles’ espoused by Art Petty, you might be setting yourself up for disaster.