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Michelle Bowden female keynote speaker captivating the crowd at the LGFP Annual Conference in November 2023

Mastering Persuasion: Your passport to professional and personal Success!

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, develop productive relationships, and manage conflict. 

So, … How Persuasion Smart are you?  

Based on thousands of hours of global research, Michelle can show you there is a gap in the way you persuade your customers, colleagues, and decision makers.

Once you fill that gap, it will increase how often you hear the word ‘yes’!

An idea is just an idea until you persuade someone to support it, fund it or endorse it.

Albury June 2024

SASSPA Albury June 2024 - Michelle Bowden, female keynote speaker engages the crowd
SASSPA Albury June 2024 - Michelle Bowden, female keynote speaker engages the crowd
SASSPA Albury June 2024 - Michelle Bowden, female keynote speaker engages the crowd

SASSPA Penrith May 2024

SASSPA Penrith May 2024 - Michelle Bowden, female keynote speaker engages the crowd
SASSPA Penrith May 2024 - Michelle Bowden, female keynote speaker engages the crowd

A reminder of the awesome content.....

Remember we are always influencing and life’s too short to let a passive or aggressive approach wreck your outcomes!  Make a serious decision to take your persuasion seriously! 

1000 Masterclass Extravaganza - the Power of Persuasion Unveiled 2024 - Michelle Bowden, female keynote speaker engages the crowd
Michelle Bowden female speaker's slide about the Wise Owl from her persuasion seminar for SASSPA March 2024

There are 10 actions for the Wise Owl:

1. Structure your message so it resonates and sticks

2. Strengthen your message

3. Use rhetorical questions to guide people

4. Don’t use fluffy language that is ambiguous and distracting

5. Add power words to liven up your argument

6. Limit your options

7. Use numbered lists

8. Use visual aids to captivate and convince

9. Package your numbers

10.Rehearse until you can’t get it wrong

We covered Rhetorical Questions and 4Mat in our seminar together!

Michelle Bowden female keynote speaker captivating the crowd at the LGFP Annual Conference in November 2023
Michelle Bowden female speaker's slide from her Welcome to the Birdcage: how persuasion smart are YOU? keynote
Michelle Bowden female speaker's suggestions for rhetorical questions slide from her Welcome to the Birdcage: how persuasion smart are YOU? keynote

There are 10 actions for the Commanding Eagle:

1. Become an expert in your niche

2. Communicate your credibility

3.   Raise your profile

4. Be trustworthy

5.   Refine your elevator pitch

6.   Calm your farm

7.   Spoken elegance

8.   Back yourself

9.   Tell stories that impress

10. Always exceed expectations

We covered the credibility frame and managing objections!

Michelle Bowden female speaker's slide about the Commanding Eagle from her persuasion seminar for SASSPA March 2024
Michelle Bowden female speaker's slide from her Welcome to the Birdcage: how persuasion smart are YOU? keynote
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Michelle Bowden female speaker's suggestions for asserting your credibility from her Welcome to the Birdcage: how persuasion smart are YOU? keynote
Michelle Bowden female speaker's suggestions for asserting your credibility from her Welcome to the Birdcage: how persuasion smart are YOU? keynote
Michelle Bowden female speaker's slide from her Welcome to the Birdcage: how persuasion smart are YOU? keynote
Michelle Bowden female speaker's suggestions for rhetorical questions slide from her Welcome to the Birdcage: how persuasion smart are YOU? keynote
Michelle Bowden female speaker's slide about the Friendly Budgie from her persuasion seminar for SASSPA March 2024

There are 10 actions for the Friendly Budgie:

1. Know and Accept Yourself

2.  Accept others

3.  Be likeable

4.  Show warmth

5.  Build rapport

6.  Make people feel good

7.  Find ways to help people

8.  Connect

9.  Listen actively

10.Don’t use words that damage your goodwill

We covered direct, connected eye contact – ‘whites of the eyes’ and ‘pacing and leading’ to build rapport.

Michelle Bowden female speaker's slide from her Welcome to the Birdcage: how persuasion smart are YOU? keynote
Michelle Bowden female speaker's slide from her Welcome to the Birdcage: how persuasion smart are YOU? keynote

There are 10 actions for the Captivating Peacock:

1. Turn up your charisma

2. Be confident

3. Be passionate

4. Be expressive

5. Speed up and be accurate

6. Use repetition

7. Engage the senses

8. Make a good first impression

9. Dress for success

10. Use clever delivery techniques

We covered the emotional objective and words you should and shouldn’t say!

Michelle Bowden female speaker's slide about the Captivating Peacock from her persuasion seminar for SASSPA March 2024
Michelle Bowden female speaker's slide from her Welcome to the Birdcage: how persuasion smart are YOU? keynote
Michelle Bowden female speaker's emotional objective slide from her Welcome to the Birdcage: how persuasion smart are YOU? keynote
Michelle Bowden presenting at Million Dollar Round Table 2022. Keynote is How Persuasion Smart are YOU?
Michelle Bowden female speaker's slide from her Welcome to the Birdcage: how persuasion smart are YOU? keynote

SASSPA Sydney March 2024

Michelle Bowden female speaker and persuasion expert speaking at the NSW SASSPA Seminar Series at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney March 2024

SASSPA Broken Hill April 2024

SASSPA Broken Hill April 2024
SASSPA Broken Hill April 2024 - Michelle Bowden, female keynote speaker engages the crowd
SASSPA Broken Hill April 2024 - Michelle Bowden, female keynote speaker engages the crowd

SASSPA Kingscliff April 2024

SASSPA Kingscliff April 2024 - Michelle Bowden, female keynote speaker engages the crowd

SASSPA Orange May 2024

SASSPA Orange May 2024 - Michelle Bowden, female keynote speaker engages the crowd
SASSPA Orange May 2024 - Michelle Bowden, female keynote speaker engages the crowd
SASSPA Orange May 2024 - Michelle Bowden, female keynote speaker engages the crowd

Might your school like a short keynote or seminar on persuasion?

Want to book me to do this for your next offsite or school conference? I’d LOVE this!

Phase 1 – complete the Persuasion Smart Profile® online to assess your current persuasive strengths and weaknesses at work. Receive a 9-page Persuasion Smart Profile® report that you can bring with you to the 1-day workshop.  We will send you your unique code just before you attend the seminar!

Phase 2 – There are over 40 actions/skills you can learn and implement to ensure you are consistently persuasive no matter your stakeholder or situation. We will cover the most important ones ‘live’ in the room with your specific company examples.

I pride myself on my generous, highly energy, and memorable presentation style. You will have a chance to learn, practice and remember a heap of practical tips to ensure you are more instantly persuasive at work and at home.

Phase 3 – The blog summarising your workshop for you will be a reminder of what you have learnt. Plus, if you like, you can give my new book to everyone to ensure a lasting legacy. It’s called, How to Persuade: the skills you need to get what you want (Wiley).