From Agreement to Action: How to Gain and Sustain Buy In, Support and Follow Through

November 10, 2020

Whether attempting to influence upward, downward, or across your organization, there is a chasm you’ll need to cross to get others to not only understand and agree with you, but also act.  The most widely used approaches to persuasion often lead to head nods and surface-level agreement that inevitably falls apart or fails to create lasting change.

This is because most people are inclined to shy away from the very approach that will win them the support they seek. This presentation will give you the tools you need to not only create a strong case for action, but to ensure that your attempts to influence others lead to successful and sustainable outcomes.

Speaker: Diane Bolden

You’ll learn:

  • The three most common pitfalls executives fall into when advocating for change and how to avoid them.
  • A powerful approach for anticipating and minimizing resistance from others
  • Four simple shifts you can make to have greater influence with your superiors, peers, employees and other constituents.

Watch on-demand (Wnet members only)