Category: Sales, persuasion and influence

Sales, persuasion and influence

Bid Teams Pay Attention to This!

You’ve completed your tender response and now you’re on the short list. You’ve been asked to present your key themes from your proposal over the coming weeks to the panel who will ultimately choose the successful bid.  And yes, you want to win!  There are

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Online/Virtual Presenting

20 things you need to know to present more persuasively in business

(from Michelle Bowden’s workshop for Insight on January 13th 2021) 1. 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. 2.

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Common Presentation Mistakes

Are you Turning People Off?

When attempting to persuade others are you turning people off without realising it? It’s a pretty full-on question isn’t it?  The fact is that when it comes to persuasion there are plenty of things you do to attract people. Unfortunately, there are also a whole

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Michelle Bowden
Common Presentation Mistakes

What should you do with your legs when you are presenting?

https://vimeo.com/488025201 People often ask me, “What’s the rule about movement as a presenter? What should you do with your legs?” I’m Michelle Bowden. I’m an authority on persuasive presenting in business. And today in less than 60 seconds I’m going to teach you the hard

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Sales, persuasion and influence

Are you persuasive or just a common hustler?

I’m often asked about the difference between persuasion and manipulation. It’s an important question and one I’ve been responding to and refining my thinking on for decades.  Whilst some will say, it’s just semantics, I personally agree that it’s important to understand the difference and

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