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Strategies that may sabotage your communication
by What is your standard response to stress and how does it affect your communication and your relationships? When under pressure or exposed to conflict, we tend to cope along three dimensions: by moving move toward people (compliance), against them (aggression), or away from them (withdrawal). These are instinctive behaviours […]

Strategies that sabotage your communication


Engaging and involving your audience in meetings and presentations. Leading effective and interactive meetings and presentations.
by We all know what it’s like to sit through boring presentations and meetings being force-fed facts and figures. We start daydreaming, checking our e-mail, send a text message, or even fall asleep. From the speaker’s point of view, it’s not that fun either. Seeing a sea of blank faces […]

Why you need to involve your audience – and why ...









The role of emotion in influencing others
by   Already the ancient Greeks knew it: there is nothing such as appealing to people’s emotion if you want to move them towards decision or action. Artistotle, in his principles of persuasion, stated that a strong rationale (logos) and personal credibility (ethos) are not enough – emotional appeal (pathos) […]

Influencing others: The role of emotion