Secrets of Persuasive Behavior Part 1
Persuasion is a word that is very often misunderstood. People associate persuasion with high pressure sales or manipulation. When I talk about persuasion here – I’m talking about assisting your clients in doing what’s in their own best interest.
The ability to persuade your clients is critical in any business or career. Jeff Haden does a great job of listing “The 8 Habits of Remarkably Persuasive People.” Here are the first four on his list:
- Persuasive people take bold stands.
- Persuasive people adjust their rate of speech.
- Persuasive people start with small “wins.”
- Persuasive people know how their audience prefers to process information.
Take a look at the video shown above in this article for a longer description of each of those four items above.
Secrets of Persuasive Behavior Part 2
In today’s article – I’ll leave you with the second half of the habits in Jeff Hayden’s “The 8 Habits of Remarkably Persuasive People.”
- Persuasive people share positives and negatives.
- Persuasive people draw positive conclusions.
- Persuasive people are more genuine.
- Persuasive people are trying to do good, not evil.
Take a look at the video included with this article to see the details on the final 4 habits.