Being persuasive is part of your job. Whether you’re trying to persuade your client on what they plan on doing is a really bad idea or trying to persuade another party that your client’s offer to settle is very fair and reasonable, you’re in the persuasion business. There are many things you can do to be more persuasive so others can appreciate the wisdom of your approach. Blogger Eric Barker has some suggestions after spending time with some New York Police Department (NYPD) police officers training to be hostage negotiators. Here are two of them.
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