DescriptionLearn the art and science of influence from Sharí Alexander. In Build Your Influence, Build Your Business, you’ll learn observation and communication techniques that will make you more persuasive and influential, in work and in life. Influence is not coercion or manipulation – it is skillful communication that conveys ideas and elicits action in the most effective way possible. In this class, you’ll learn conversational persuasive techniques that forge strong business connections that are essential for persuasive communication. Sharí will help you develop effective ways to assert your authority and ensure you are heard and understood without losing the admiration and respect of your listeners. You’ll learn eye-opening observational techniques that will help you decode influential signals that you have missed in the past. Then, she will walk you through the essential influential process that will help you close more deals, motivate groups, and build stronger relationships. Sharí will also help you hone your observation skills and more accurately read and assess others.
InstructorSharí Alexander is the founder of Observe Connect Influence, a Los Angeles-based firm that helps professionals become more inﬂuential in every aspect of their lives and increase their persuasive prowess. As a speaker, coach, and writer, Sharí is known for bringing the “dark arts” of inﬂuence into the light. She has personally interviewed CIA ﬁeld agents, hostage negotiators, trial attorneys, con-artists, undercover law enforcement, military intelligence ofﬁcers, pick-up artists, and many others. She teaches the inﬂuential process that they all share, and translates it into enhanced communication techniques for business professionals and leaders. Her clients have included: Fortune 100 companies, CEOs, politicians, an NFL player, an Emmy Award® Winning executive, news commentators (CNN, ESPN), reality TV stars, and New York Times Bestselling authors. She is a regular contributor for Entrepreneur.com, has been featured in USA Today, CNBC, The Huffington Post, Speaker Magazine, Reuters and is a guest lecturer on Sales Communication at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.