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Ask For Help

If you're trying to get people on board, you cannot drag them. You need to say, "I need your help," and ask at the end, because it is an ask.

You cannot make anyone do anything, that is not what persuasion is. It is getting them to want to do things, to take ownership over an idea that maybe started in your head, but that you helped cultivate in theirs


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Preemptively Address The Objection

Preemptively Address The Objection

And do it before people actually bring them up. You do not want to have to wait until after you talk for people to say, "Well, you didn't cover this or you didn't cover that," or "How are we supposed to do this?" You need to preemptively handle any objections.

Put y...


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Five Steps To Powerful Persuasion

Five Steps To Powerful Persuasion

  1. Illustrate the problem and associate pain to it.
  2. Preemptively deal with any objections that you have researched and you know that your audience has.
  3. Convince them that your plan of action is actually ...


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Paint The Heaven In Detail

Paint The Heaven In Detail

Detail (explicit detail), what it would look like if things went well with your new plan, so that you don't just have people running away from a status quo of pain, but you have them running towards something that is really exciting.


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Convince People That Change Is Consistent With Their Identities

You do not want to be convincing people that they need to make massive changes, because people naturally resist change.

You need to make people feel like it is part of their identity to change. And the way that you do this is not by preaching at them, showi...


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Associate The Issue With The Emotion You Want To Elicit

Introduce the problem that you have in your organization and associate pain to the status quo. 

When people don't want to change, the first step is not to tell them how wonderful it will be when they change or start to do anything else. The first step is to get them moving ...


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"If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea." - The little Prince


Ask for an introduction

Everybody knows someone. If you want to meet someone in particular, ask the people you know if they know anyone who knows the person--and then ask them to make an introduction.

At the end of the day, a warm lead is always better than a cold lead. If you can get in the door with some ...

Offer or Ask for Help:

Everyone likes to feel like they’re an expert on something. Even if you know a lot about the subject you end up talking about, ask the person to explain things to you. For example,

if a news event comes up, say “...

Ask For Help

No one is truly successful alone and you can’t get different results by doing the same things. By asking for help, you benefit from someone else’s perspective and give them the opportunity to help solve a problem.

Just ensure that you ask someone whose opinion you trust and that h...

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