Develop the powers of persuasion

October 2010
People Management;10/28/2010, p40
The article discusses of the importance of possessing the proper way of influencing people. According to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), a skilled influencer is someone who can persuade other individuals across a complex environment, in which he can gain the needed commitment, consensus and support of the company stakeholders. The author says that one can become a skilled influencer by preparing his argument, in which issues are clearly identified, to following a strategic map that builds relationship with stakeholders.


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