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Next Meeting: Tue, Nov 25 2014

Convince Me – Persuasion Techniques That Get Things Done

Language: English
Event Type: Online
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Convince Me – Persuasion Techniques That Get Things Done

Ever wanted to convince the boss to try something new but didn't know where to start?



Ever tried to lead your peers only to fail to achieve your goals?



This session will teach you the eight techniques of influencing IT professionals so that you can innovate and achieve change in your organization.



You’ll learn:

The fundamental difference between influence and authority and how you can achieve a high degree of influence without explicit authority

The eight techniques of influencing IT professionals, when to apply them, and how to best use them

The communication and procedural techniques that ensure your ideas get a hearing by managers and peers and how to win support for them

When

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UTC : Tue, Nov 25 2014 17:00 - 18:00
Event Time : Tue, Nov 25 2014 17:00 - 18:00 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time : Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London
Your Local Time: Tue, Nov 25 2014 17:00 - 18:00

Where

http://prof-dev.sqlpass.org
Professional Development Virtual Chapter web site

Direction: None

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Convince Me – Persuasion Techniques That Get Things Done

Speaker: Kevin Kline, Director of Engineering Services SQL Sentry

Summary: Ever wanted to convince the boss to try something new but didn't know where to start? Ever tried to lead your peers only to fail to achieve your goals? This session will teach you the eight techniques of influencing IT professionals so that you can innovate and achieve change in your organization. You’ll learn: The fundamental difference between influence and authority and how you can achieve a high degree of influence without explicit authority The eight techniques of influencing IT professionals, when to apply them, and how to best use them The communication and procedural techniques that ensure your ideas get a hearing by managers and peers and how to win support for them

About Kevin: Kevin Kline is a database expert serving as Director of Engineering Services at SQL Sentry, a leading database tools vendor. A Microsoft SQL Server MVP since 2003, he is a founder and former president of PASS, author of over a dozen books, blogger, columnist, and popular speaker. Kevin has authored many books, including the best-selling "SQL in a Nutshell," and contributes monthly columns to SQL Server Pro and DBTA magazines. He tweets at @kekline and blogs at http://KevinEKline.com.

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