When your ideas get rejected, it may have nothing to do with their merit. They have to do with unconscious biases people have towards things they have not played a role in creating.
Build your influence at work by developing as many modest skills as possible. Don’t focus on having just one or two outstanding talents.
Visualize your past successes before you make a presentation or do an interview. Persuade yourself to a killer performance.
Don’t criticize anyone. Don’t blame them.
Observe this Master Persuader Move from Elon Musk in his tweet below. A brilliant way to get people to buy a Tesla by asking them to consider the other mediocre competition in the electric car market.
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