When pitching ideas and trying to influence others in high-stakes situations, it’s important to take a deliberate approach to your communications if you want to get recommendations approved.
Course Duration, Description, and Benefits
Duration: 24 minutes of video lessons
The course covers:
- Understand the Audience and Their “Button”
- Know the Players, Agendas, and How Decisions are Made
- Get Input on Your Narrative
- Let Others Think the Idea is Theirs
- Bring the Right Facts to the Conversation
The target audience for this course is anyone who has to communicate and influence others in high-stakes situations. The value of this course to participants and the organization are:
- Faster approval ideas leading to shorter time to impact
- Quicker approval processes which saves time and effort
Instructor: Mike Figliuolo
Mike Figliuolo is the founder and managing director of thoughtLEADERS. He is an internationally recognized author, trainer, speaker, and blogger on the topics of leadership, communications, strategy, decision-making, problem solving, and other critical business skills. An honor graduate from West Point, Mike served in the US Army as a combat arms officer. Before founding thoughtLEADERS, he was an assistant professor at Duke University, a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and an executive at Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro. He is the author of three books: One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership, Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results, and The Elegant Pitch: Create a Compelling Recommendation, Build Broad Support, and Get it Approved. Mike is also one of the most popular authors on LinkedIn Learning where he has published 30 courses that have been viewed millions of times by learners from around the world.