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Persuasion and The Art of Storytelling

Communication skills drive career advancement, according to nearly every career advisor I have known.  They emphasize writing and speaking skills as the key to getting noticed for executive level positions.  I have observed many people over the years with the ability to write clearly, and speak clearly, but still never distinguish themselves from their peers.  The reason for this has to do with a failure to persuade their leaders to accept their ideas. Learning the art of persuasion can be elusive.  We learn how to persuade our parents at an early age to take us to the movies, or buy […]