How do people who are effective at influencing do it? What are the best practices of effective persuasion? When communicating with the intent to influence, there are three basics that great influencers keep in mind …
Making your message believable is crucial to being an effective influencer. It shows that you know what you are talking about. It reassures your audience that something isn’t just theory. It inspires hope instead of skepticism.
If you can find an alternative resource, supplier, or provider, you might pursue that option. But what if you need someone whom you can’t merely replace or outsource? What can you do to get them to do what they agree to, especially when they have a habit of not being dependable?
If you prefer certainty and generally avoid trying new ideas, especially when mistakes are likely, consider reframing your philosophies on mistakes. Or if you believe in innovation, but make people feel like failures when they make a mistake, here are a few principles to consider adopting