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|

Resources to help you deal with difficult interactions

I sent this information as a mailer to my clients and contacts recently and the feedback was really positive. Some suggested I should publish it as a blog post so that it could be seen by more people. So here is an article on resources to help you deal with Read More

By |2021-04-01T17:04:06+01:00February 12, 2021|

Pitch Points – Five thoughts from a pitching and tendering workshop (January 2021)

I facilitated a full day online pitching and tendering workshop for MBL covering: policies, processes, research, sales strategy, selling skills, documents, presentation (content and delivery), post pitch actions and tendering metrics. Delegates were from legal and insolvency firms. There was a huge amount discussed during the lectures, exercises and polls Read More

By |2021-03-30T23:08:43+01:00January 22, 2021|
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