Basic Influencing Skills Corporate Talk in Japan

In the dynamic and interdependent world of Japanese business, mastering basic influencing skills is essential for driving collaboration, building relationships, and achieving shared goals. Join us for an enlightening corporate talk where we’ll delve into the fundamental principles of influencing and provide practical insights into applying these skills within the unique cultural context of Japan. In this interactive session, we’ll explore techniques for effective communication, persuasion, and negotiation, empowering you to navigate complex interpersonal dynamics with confidence and finesse.

Against the backdrop of Japan’s culture of consensus-building and relationship-oriented business practices, the ability to influence others is a valuable asset. Through insightful discussions and interactive exercises, we’ll equip attendees with the tools and strategies needed to build rapport, gain buy-in, and foster positive outcomes in their professional interactions. Join us as we embark on a journey of influence and impact, empowering you to become a more effective communicator and leader in the Japanese corporate world.

Talk Objectives:

  1. Understanding the Principles of Influence: Ensure attendees have a clear understanding of the fundamental principles of influence, including reciprocity, social proof, authority, liking, scarcity, and consistency. This objective aims to provide a theoretical foundation for attendees to comprehend how influence works in interpersonal interactions.
  2. Recognizing Cultural Influences: Explore how cultural norms and values in Japan may influence the dynamics of influence and persuasion in the workplace. This involves discussing the importance of context, hierarchy, and indirect communication styles in Japanese business culture, and how they impact the effectiveness of influencing tactics.
  3. Developing Active Listening Skills: Provide guidance on developing active listening skills, including techniques for attentive listening, paraphrasing, and clarifying. This objective aims to help attendees become more attuned to the needs and perspectives of others, which is essential for effective influence.
  4. Building Rapport and Trust: Teach attendees strategies for building rapport and trust with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders. This involves discussing the importance of empathy, authenticity, and reliability in fostering positive relationships that facilitate influence.
  5. Mastering Persuasive Communication: Explore techniques for crafting persuasive messages and delivering them effectively. This objective aims to help attendees develop clarity, credibility, and persuasiveness in their communication to gain buy-in and support for their ideas.
  6. Understanding Nonverbal Communication: Highlight the importance of nonverbal cues in influencing others and provide tips for enhancing nonverbal communication skills, such as body language, facial expressions, and vocal tone. This objective aims to help attendees align their verbal and nonverbal communication for maximum impact.
  7. Negotiation Strategies: Introduce negotiation strategies and tactics for achieving mutually beneficial outcomes in business discussions and transactions. This involves discussing approaches such as principled negotiation, BATNA (Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement), and concessions management.
  8. Overcoming Resistance and Objections: Equip attendees with strategies for overcoming resistance and objections from others when attempting to influence them. This may include techniques for addressing concerns, reframing objections, and finding common ground.
  9. Adapting Influence Styles: Discuss different influence styles, such as rational persuasion, consultation, collaboration, and inspirational appeals, and help attendees identify their preferred style and adapt it to different situations and personalities.
  10. Ethical Considerations: Stress the importance of ethical influence and provide guidelines for using influence responsibly and ethically in the workplace. This involves discussing ethical dilemmas, conflicts of interest, and the importance of integrity and transparency in influencing others.

In conclusion, mastering basic influencing skills is paramount for navigating the intricate dynamics of Japanese business with finesse and effectiveness. Take the first step towards becoming a more influential communicator and leader by signing up for our Basic Influencing Skills corporate talk. Join us to gain practical insights, valuable strategies, and actionable techniques that will empower you to build rapport, gain buy-in, and achieve your professional goals with confidence.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enhance your influence and impact in the Japanese corporate world. Reserve your spot today and embark on a transformative journey towards becoming a more influential and respected leader in your organization. We look forward to welcoming you to our corporate talk and helping you unlock your full potential as a leader and influencer.

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Duration: 60 minutes

Fees: $1299.97  USD 661.00

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