Influencing skills

Participants sitting around a table discussing an exerciseThere are many strategies and techniques we can use to influence someone to a particular emotion, opinion or course of action. Our workshops on this topic break down these strategies into different sections to help participants of all levels of confidence and experience to improve their ability to influence other people.

Our influencing skills workshops are often requested as part of longer courses that focus on Communication, Leadership, Management or Negotiation.

These are some topics that we may include in an Influencing skills courses:

  • The role of emotion in influencing
  • The Three Aspects of Influencing
  • How self-awareness can help you to influence others
  • Gender difference in communication and influencing style
  • Influencing do's and don'ts
  • Communicating clearly when influencing
  • How to communicate and act assertively
  • How others perceive us
  • The role of listening when influencing others
  • Empathy - accepting the perspective of others
  • Achieving rapport
  • The impact of unconscious bias
  • How nudging can have a positive influence on actions

How to plan your course

Identify three key areas which you want your workshop to focus on. These may include the topics above - or you may want to include other topics. Contact us by email or phone (details below) and we will work with you to design a workshop which will meet your team members' needs.

Using your ideas and examples drawn from the participants' experience, we will write and deliver a workshop to your precise requirements.

The Midas Approach

We tailor the content of every individual workshop to best fit the skill level and needs of the participants.

All of our workshops are highly interactive, and give the participants lots of opportunities to put theories into practice. Our highly experienced trainers will pass on the tips which will help your staff members succeed.