Influence without authority

Inspiring a want (part 1)

Inspire a want in others by making opportunities feel relevant, valuable, and worthwhile

For all professionals

Inspiring a want (part 1)
Why this topic matters

People do the things because they want to do them. So, the best way to influence someone to do something is to make the person really want to do it.

What participants will do together
  • Learn how to make opportunities feel relevant, valuable, and worthwhile
  • Apply each tactic to inspire a want in a scenario
  • Exchange feedback, reflections, and plans to apply it in real life
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Participant reflections

"I will make a conscious effort to show others how relevant opportunities are to them going forward."

"I will use this skill to influence my colleagues to grow within the company in areas they are interested in."

"I plan on making opportunities feel worthwhile in my day-to-day conversations with clients."

"It was interesting to learn about different influencing tactics that I never consciously thought about."

"This was a fun and immersive experience with coworkers—I love the mix of group and solo work. I am a fan!"

"This was a terrific combination of individual and group learning. The tech feels groundbreaking!"

"This is a way better experience than watching eye-numbing videos. I love it."

"I love that Sparkwise makes it possible to chat with colleagues in real time while solving interesting problems."




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