Book review – Persuasion: The art of influencing people by James Borg

I have read many books on persuasion and influence. My favourites are those by Dr Robert Cialdini  - and I recently made a short (10 minute) video covering his six principles of persuasion.  This is a book review - “Persuasion: the art of influencing people” by James Borg. It is Read More

By |2021-04-01T15:19:39+01:00March 25, 2021|

Storytelling book reviews: The Story Advantage by LJ Bloom and The Story Factor by Annette Simmons

I’ve done lots of training and workshops on storytelling (see this 2017 summary of ideas on selling legal services with storytelling ). Often as part of persuasive writing sessions. The image below shows you some of the tools I use in my storytelling workshops. Most people know that research shows Read More

By |2021-04-01T15:33:32+01:00March 18, 2021|

Perfect pitches – Five key points (Video)

This short (10 minute) video takes a look at pitching and shows the client reaction to submissions to a fun make-belief pitch. Five tips are explored: process, research and empathy, relationship, document and presentation and differentiation. Please enjoy perfect pitches – five key points. Video script Hi, I’m Kim Tasso Read More

By |2021-04-01T17:15:42+01:00February 5, 2021|

Book Review: Mediation skills and strategies – A practical guide by Tony Whatling

I am often asked which books I recommend on mediation even though there are plenty of good books around on the subject. Those of my friend Clive Lewis OBE – who has written 14 books including “How to Master Workplace and Employment Mediation” (Bloomsbury, 2015) and ”Difficult Conversations - 10 Read More

By |2020-10-19T10:08:29+01:00October 19, 2020|

Animal magic of buy-in and stakeholder engagement (Video)

Today's video provides 11 tips with the animal magic of buy-in and stakeholder engagement. (Video script - Animal magic of buy-in and stakeholder engagement) Hi. I’m Kim Tasso. I’ve spent many years helping people to achieve buy-in – that is, getting senior management and colleagues to accept and support their Read More

By |2021-03-31T15:37:34+01:00September 11, 2020|
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