Category: Sales, persuasion and influence

Michelle Bowden on stage
Common Presentation Mistakes

The Power of Posture: Satir Categories for Public Speaking Success

The Power of Posture: Satir Categories, Body Language, and Public Speaking Success Virginia Satir’s Categories are invaluable for understanding how individuals communicate and respond under stress. Each category—Placater, Blamer, Computer, Distractor, and Leveler—comes with distinct body postures that reflect underlying emotional states and communication styles.

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Picture of confident man on mountain in Michelle Bowden's blog on improving your confidence in business and life!
Managing Your Nerves/Confidence

Improving your confidence in business and life!

In this blog article Michelle Bowden CSP – twice best selling author on public speaking and persuasion – shares her tips for improving your confidence in business and life! Confidence to be YOU! You know that I’m a presentation skills trainer and in that capacity

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Picture of punching gloves in Michelle Bowden's blog on managing objections
Common Presentation Mistakes

Resolving conflict like a pro

Let’s look at resolving conflict like a pro! We often have to speak to people who are resistant to our point. Sometimes in meetings people can be feeling cranky about something. These people have some kind of objection and they aren’t going to listen to

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RSM Australia Marketing team members excelling in presentation skills training with Michelle Bowden presentation skills trainer in June 2024
Common Presentation Mistakes

RSM Australia Persuasive Presentation Skills

What did we learn? We present (persuade and influence) our family members, friends, clients, patients, colleagues and managers every day of our life. Our days and filled with negotiating, finding compromise, updating, advising, selling, influencing and persuading. Most people forget that we are actually influencing

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Michelle Bowden persuasion expert speaking at MDRT 2022
Sales, persuasion and influence

CAUL Seminar: How Persuasion Smart are YOU?

Unlock Your Persuasive Potential! How Persuasion Smart are YOU? Michelle Bowden’s presentation at the CAUL Seminar April 2024 As a business professional there is nothing more important than the art of persuasion.  You rely on your persuasive abilities to get what you want in life,

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Sales, persuasion and influence

Unleashing Your Persuasive Power: How real estate agents and property managers can harness the four different persuasive types for success in 2024

Unlock the secrets of persuasion mastery for real estate agents and property managers in 2024 and beyond! Discover how to leverage four distinct persuasive types – The Wise Owl, The Commanding Eagle, The Friendly Budgie, and The Captivating Peacock – to attract clients, seal deals, and excel in the dynamic real estate industry. Elevate your effectiveness and thrive with expert strategies tailored for success.

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Photo of frustrated man with head in his hands who needs Michelle Bowden's persuasion training to improve his workplace outcomes!
Sales, persuasion and influence

Tired of Workplace Pet Peeves? Persuasion Techniques to the Rescue!

Tired of Workplace Pet Peeves? Persuasion Techniques to the Rescue! In today’s dynamic and interconnected workplace, effective communication skills are more critical than ever. We often find ourselves navigating complex projects, collaborating with colleagues on projects or work tasks, and interacting with our managers and

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Career Seekers learning with Michelle Bowden presentation skills trainer and Warwick Merry mastering virtual presenting
Common Presentation Mistakes

Persuasive Presenting for Career Seekers

Warwick Merry & Michelle Bowden taught Persuasive Presenting for Career Seekers 2024.    This blog has been written to help the stunning Career Seekers interns who attended a 1-hour with Warwick Merry CSP CVP and Michelle Bowden CSP in January and February 2024 What fun

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