6 methods of persuasion used by great leaders

Charlotte Beers, former undersecretary to Colin Powell and author of “I’d Rather Be in Charge,” demonstrates 6 tools leaders use to persuade people to get on board — including threats. Great leaders also are effective employing passion, humor, imperfection, surprise and wonder.

Including in this post is a favorite story about Powell when he was secretary of state and European leaders asked him why the United states relied on hard power rather than soft power. You must hear that story.

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