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#1160 Validating People as You Listen to Them Speak is a Powerful Tool to Gain Trust

Everyone wants to be valued. We all want our  thoughts and opinions to be heard and understood. We gravitate towards those people that make us feel important. When we validate others we immediately fulfill these desires for them. Today’s discussion is on ways to help people feel validated. 

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Posted by Joel Brookman in influence people, Make people like you, podcasts, Podcasts.

#1155 The First Step to Influencing Others Is Understanding Your Audience

We’ve all been in situations where someone says something that goes against the beliefs of those listening. If the goal was to influence them, this equates to hitting the proverbial brick wall. The first step to influencing others is understanding your audience. Before you speak, take the time to understand the beliefs of those you are speaking to, especially given the polarized world that exists now. Today’s discussion will give you some ideas on how to do this effectively.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in influence people, Podcasts, podcasts, Uncategorized.

#1112 Want to Win People Over? Become a Good Storyteller, Here’s How…

Storytelling is a powerful tool to engage people. A great storyteller can capture our attention and take us on a journey. Storytelling can be the ultimate tool for influencing others. The best part is that with a little direction anyone can become a good storyteller. Today we discuss how.

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Posted by Joel Brookman in influence people, podcasts, Podcasts, Storytelling, Uncategorized.

#1007 How to Be a Great Boss

A critical driver of satisfaction in the workplace is the employee-management dynamic. Given the tightness of the labor market, it has become very difficult to replace good people. It’s important to take care of the people you manage.  Today we discuss how to be a great boss.

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Posted by Joel Brookman in hiring, influence people, Management, managing people, podcasts, Podcasts.

#927 Resist the Desire to Impose Your Will On Others

If someone is strongly convicted in their viewpoint it’s nearly impossible to change their mind. Our need to be right or to justify our position often creates conflict. It’s all ego. Perhaps it’s better to resist the desire to impose your will on others.

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Posted by Joel Brookman in influence people, Make people like you, Podcasts.

#671 Providing Guidance to Others and Receiving Guidance for Yourself

Making an impact in the life of another usually means that you are providing guidance.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in give of yourself, influence people, Podcasts.

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