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Using Your Persuasion And Influencing Skills To Get Results

In this webinar Attendees will gain knowledge on persuasion, planning, rapport building, examining expectations, commitment, assertiveness, group influence, and practicing win-win influence.

November 9, 2023
08:00 AM PST | 11:00 AM EST
90 Minutes
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$145. One Participant
$295. Group Attendees

Recorded Version

$195. One Participant
$395 Group Attendees

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$599 $690   Group Attendees

Group Attendees: Any number of participants

Recorded Version: Unlimited viewing for 6 months ( Access information will be emailed 24 hours after the completion of live webinar)


Building a positive reputation and strong relationships are fundamental to your ability to successfully persuade your team to accomplish its objectives and goals.

Why should you Attend:
By attending, you will understand how to even more effectively:
  • Understand persuasion and how to use it to influence others
  • Plan to influence
  • Learn to create rapport
  • Examine expectations and results
  • Gain commitment
  • Build assertiveness
  • Influence in groups
  • Practice win-win influence

Are you interested in saving your time and energy working at achieving results?

Could you use a ‘persuasion and influencing skills crash course”, to help you get a better handle on things?

Would you like to brush up on your skills at persuading and influencing others, so you can improve your and your team’s results?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then come laugh, listen and learn as Chris DeVany leads us all through those important topics, key questions and answers we all need to be able to address effectively to improve our effectiveness at persuading and influencing others, accelerating our team members’ and team’s performance, adding to the bottom-line!

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Understanding persuasion and how to use it to influence others
  • Planning to influence
  • Learning to create rapport
  • Examining expectations and results
  • Gaining commitment
  • Building assertiveness
  • Influencing effectively in groups
  • Practicing win-win influence
Who Will Benefit:
  • CEO
  • Senior Vice President
  • Vice President
  • Executive Director
  • Managing Director
  • Regional Vice President
  • Area Supervisor

Chris DeVany is the founder and president of Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide, a firm which focuses on management and organization development. Pinnacle's clients include global organizations such as Visa International, Cadence Design Systems, Coca Cola, Sprint, Microsoft, Aviva Insurance, Schlumberger and over 500 other organizations in 22 countries. He also has consulted to government agencies from the United States, the Royal Government of Saudi Arabia, Canada, Cayman Islands and the United Kingdom.

He has published numerous articles in the fields of surviving mergers and acquisitions, surviving change, project management, management, sales, team-building, leadership, ethics, customer service, diversity and work-life balance, in publications ranging from ASTD/Performance In Practice to Customer Service Management. His book, "90 Days to a High-Performance Team", published by McGraw Hill and often accompanied by in-person, facilitated instruction, has helped and continues to help thousands of executives, managers and team leaders improve performance.

He has appeared hundreds of times on radio and television interview programs to discuss mergers and acquisitions (how to manage and survive them), project management, sales, customer service, effective workplace communication, management, handling rapid personal and organizational change and other topical business issues.

He has served or is currently serving as a board member of the International Association of Facilitators, Sales and Marketing Executives International, American Management Association, American Society of Training and Development, Institute of Management Consultants, American Society of Association Executives, Meeting Professionals International and National Speakers Association. Chris is an award-winning Toastmaster's International Competition speaker. He recently participated in the Fortune 500 Annual Management Forum as a speaker, panelist and seminar leader.

Chris has distinguished himself professionally by serving multiple corporations as manager and trainer of sales, operations, project management, IT, customer service and marketing professionals. Included among those business leaders are Prudential Insurance, Sprint, BayBank (now part of Bank of America), US Health Care and Marriott Corporation.

He has assisted these organizations in mergers and acquisitions, facilitating post-merger and acquisition integration, developing project management, sales, customer service and marketing strategies, organizing inbound and outbound call center programs, training and development of management and new hires, and fostering corporate growth through creative change and innovation initiatives.

Chris holds degrees in management studies and organizational behavior from Boston University. He has traveled to 22 countries and 47 states in the course of his career.

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