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Planting a solution in someone’s head

A really useful technique for the following scenarios:

When you think your ideas might meet resistance

When you are not sure or confident on how your ideas will land

When the solution for someone else’s problem is so obvious… but still they can’t see it!!

Have fun


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21st August 2012, 1:08pm

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Difficult Conversations

They are called difficult conversations for a reason!

In my experience very few people like to have them,  and very few of them seem to go well.

A true lose/lose.

Sometimes you have to tell them how it is, however on many occasions you can get them to tell you how it is…. give themselves a good talking to!

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21st June 2012, 5:06pm

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Wendie’s Weekly Diary – Influencing Skills

Monday 2 August

Influencing Skills

Gavin and I have recently been recruiting for client companies, which has caused us to review a number of CVs.

I’m not a big fan of CVs as they rarely tell you anything about the true essence of a person but they can be very funny.

  • Like the one where a guy listed his hobbies as rugby, lap dancing clubs and nights out with the lads and his only qualification as CSE Grade 2 Needlework…
  • Or the one where a lady said in her profile that she was a ‘morning person’ and when asked about this at interview said that by the afternoon she was generally too tired to concentrate… more…

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2nd August 2010, 8:44am

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