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Interpersonal Skills Development

Persuasion & Influencing Skills

Tha Art of Tact & Diplomacy
Communication Skills
Building Confidence
Building Charisma
Dealing with Critisms
Transactional Analysis

Ways to Improve Self-Confidence

  • Planning & Preparation

  • Learning, knowledge, training

  • Positive thought

  • Trying to condition the way you think about your life

            * Know your strengths and weaknesses​

            * We all make  mistakes

            * Accept compliment and compliment yourself

  •    Talking to others and follow their lead

             Confidence is contengious. So is lack of confidence ( said, Vince Lombardi, Successful American Football Coach)​

  • Be Assertive

       Assertive means standing up for what you believe in and sticking to your principles​

  • Avoid arrogance

          Arrogance is detrimental to relationships​

Ways to Influence and Persuade
  • Nagging

  • Coercion

  • The Holy Grail of Persuasion

  • Assertiveness in Specific Situations

  • Assertivenes Techniques

  • Why People are Not Assertive?

Barriers to Successful Persuasion
  • Thinking that you are better than you are

  • Trying too hard to persuade

  • Failing to put in the effort required  to get what you want

  • Talking too much

  • Providing too much information, which just confuses people, and makes them think you are trying to blind them with science

  • Getting desesperate

  • Being afraid of rejection

  • Not being prepared

  • Making assumption about your audience

  • Forgetting that the whole conversation is important

Qualities of a Successful Persuader
  • Good Communicator

  • Well organized

  • Strategic thinking skill

  • Action planning

  • Tact and Diplomat

  • Personal Empowering

  • Empathy

  • Active listener

  • Self-motivation


It takes time, but develop these skills, and you will start to develop ‘authentic power’, which means that you have power because people believe in what you’re saying. Once you have that, you are likely to be much more successful in persuading and influencing others, whether at home or at work.


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