INFLUENCE & PERSUASION
The following resources are here to support you, as you develop your influencing skills. We have chosen a selection of media formats, to reflect different learning styles. Enjoy!
THE CALL TO COURAGE
With humour and empathy, Brené Brown discusses what it takes to choose courage over comfort. Having difficult conversations around issues in the workplace requires vulnerability and acknowledging that we will make mistakes and be uncomfortable. Vulnerability might lead to failure – or a career full of joy and love.
DAVID JP PHILLIPS
110 TECHNIQUES OF COMMUNICATION & PUBLIC SPEAKING
The most important skills that communicators and presenters use, in order to deliver a persuasive message – determined from 7 years of studying 5000 speakers, amateurs and professionals.
BOOKS / AUDIOBOOKS
SURVIVAL OF THE SAVVY
This book provides ethical, but street-smart, strategies for navigating corporate politics to gain "impact with integrity”. It supports readers to identify political styles at work, build key networks, promote ideas, build relationships, and increase your influence.
DIGITAL BODY LANGUAGE
Online, reading carefully is the new listening. Writing clearly is the new empathy. And a phone or video call is worth a thousand emails. This book will turn your daily misunderstandings into a set of collectively understood laws that foster connection, no matter the distance. From video meetings and conference calls, to daily emails, texts and IMs, it offers insights and solutions to build trust and clarity in our digital world.