What are the Obstacles Facing Leaders Today?

As with many things in life, leadership is in a state of flux. It has never been an easy concept to master. Just when we think we have things under control, we realize that we simply don’t. Such is the nature of business and its relationship with those who lead it.  ...

The Art of Persuasion: Defend Yourself

Sometimes your job is to convince others. Sometimes your job is to convince others not to be convinced by others. Intentionally confusing? Certainly.   Getting backlash in the online sphere is inevitable. Sooner or later, you’re going to say something that ticks...

Get the Persuasion Rolling: Solid Opening Lines

It’s not a pretty reality, but people often label your thoughts by the first few lines that come out of your mouth (or the first few lines you type). Opening lines are the determining factors of how hard it is to sell the rest of your speech. Start bad and it’s an...

The Art of Persuasion: On the Edge of Emotions

Logic may convince, but emotions serve to inspire. At a superficial level, persuasion merely gives a good reason to do something. True persuasion, however, makes you want to do something (and sometimes, without a reason to boot). Emotion and logic must coexist as one....