About this course
Helping innovative leaders go beyond the "pitch" in a six-week coaching program and online course. Designed to help change the conversation - and change your results, you'll gain access to proven strategies for authentic communication, confidence and impact. If your career requires greater influence, persuasion and leadership, you're in the right place. Gain more customers, take better care of the ones you have, influence your team and drive powerful relationships: it all starts with your story, and the way you tell it. But nobody wants to be "pitched"! It's time to stop pitching, and start connecting.
Regardless of your personality type, these principles will help you to:
How to start a persuasive conversation.
Where's the best place to put your attention - especially if you're feeling nervous - before an important presentation or pitch?
Introducing a way to create connection across generations. Exploring the best way to open up the conversation, regardless of audience, so that you can create connection and engagement.
See it big, but keep it simple. They say the "Devil's in the details" because, sometimes, too much detail can drag you straight to hell. Here's how to avoid that trip.
Maximizing a memory: here's how to bring a past experience into the present, and connect your experience to new results.
What is it that people haven't heard about your profession, your products or your ideas? Find out how to leverage the unknown to create unexpected results.
Looking at the number one question in business today - it's a question for customers, employees, interviewers, team members and anyone you wish to persuade and influence.
Insights from a scientific study into the nature of agreement and compliance.
Insights into the nature of connection and authenticity. Using the metaphor of the "empty chair" in order to go beyond acknowledgment and create greater understanding.
Too much of anything is never a good thing. That's especially true with hype. Don't overstate your story and make your message impossible to believe. Here's how.
Introducing new ideas doesn't have to be difficult. More ideas on how you can present yourself, your company and your solutions without feeling pushy or fake.
How do you deal with your nerves? Is it better to be confident and self-assured, or is a little bit of insecurity what you need to keep your edge? Find out in this video module.
What we've covered so far, summarized and applied in a format that's easy to follow and duplicate.
Where do decisions come from? A conversation with a South African surfer shows how you can "ride the wave" towards a new understanding of how our minds really work.
Here's how scientist and entrepreneur, Chloe Hawkings, puts it all together.
Another example from children's toy manufacturer, Lynx. Here's co-founder Matt Kinsel with the story.
What's the real source of credibility? If you want to be seen as a true expert, here's how to start that conversation.
New ideas for creating collaboration instead of conflict - and dealing with difficult people.
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