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Effective Communication, Influence & Persuasion

NLP has often been called 'the study of excellence' and it sets out to discover ‘the difference that makes the difference’ and how to replicate success.

In a business context, we can use NLP to model the talents and skills of those who excel in the way they communicate, motivate, influence, negotiate, lead and empower. NLP allows us to successfully pass those skills onto other people and it provides the tools and techniques for developing individuals, teams and organisations to achieve great results.

Why Effective Communication, Influence & Persuasion?

Some people would say that success in business is down to one thing; the quality of your communication with yourself and others. It is true that great leaders have that ability to forge great working relationships with others. It is also true that people who produce the most in terms of results are those who can communicate excellently and create synergistic relationships with others.

What will you learn?

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  • The Presuppositions of Effective Communication
  • A Model for Successful Communication
  • Understanding Your Communication Style & Those of Others
  • The Art of Creating Rapport
  • Communicating Non-Verbally
  • Listening Effectively
  • Eliminating Communication Breakdown Using Strategic Questions
  • Motivating Yourself & Motivating Others
  • Developing Self Confidence & Assertiveness
  • Improving The Decision Making Process
  • Giving & Receiving Effective Feedback
  • Seeing Things from Different Perspectives
  • Dealing with Conflict
  • Using the Language of Influence & Persuasion


The sessions on this 20 hour course will be participative and interactive and you can make the most of them with a sense of curiosity and openness to new ideas.

You will have ample opportunity to play with and practice the different concepts. You will get feedback on your performance and learn a set of practical self-evaluation criteria which you can continue to use outside the seminar room. You will put into place a compelling action plan which will help you to continue your learning and improve your performance long after the course has finished.

Who & What if?

The course is open to anyone who is interested in developing their communication skills and getting better results with the people around them. Those who lead teams or who are in managerial roles will find the course particularly useful.

Are you prepared to be much more successful and get better results when you communicate and connect with others?

Are you interested in opening up new pathways of choice and real opportunity to improve your personal and business performance?

If so, then this Effective Communication, Influence & Persuasion course can be the beginning of that process for you