How to get your boss to say "yes!" to your ideas

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  • ByCoralieSawruk

    How to get your boss tosay "yes" to your ideas

  • About the author

    Coralie Sawruk is a people person at heart

    who helps Leaders transform the way their

    people work together.

    She facilitates cross-generational Leadership

    transitions and provides Strategic Business

    Transformation services across the globe.

    Click and Connect!

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    I believe the ultimate competitive advantage is made of the right

    talents working hand in hand. Cheerfully.

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  • S P E A K C O N F I D E N T L Y

    G E T E X E C U T I V E S T OA S K F O R Y O U R

    I N S I G H T S

  • #1

    KNOW YOUR

    SUCCESS TRAIL

  • of B2B buyers

    are influenced by

    word of-mouth

    when making their decisions

    91%*

    *[Source - USM]

  • The way PEOPLE SPEAK aboutyou is as important as the

    ACHIEVEMENT itself

  • Senior Leaders trust High Profiles

    GET IT HERE

    Find out what Leadership

    qualities & behaviours

    will get you in their

    Inner Circles

    http://www.coraliesawruk.com/qualities-good-leader/

  • #2

    BUILD CREDIBILITY

  • Expose your critical thinking

    Meetings Brainstorms Solutionlabs

  • #3

    CHALLENGE

    POSITIVELY

  • of people

    who hear about

    their strengths

    actively engage

    61%*

    *[Source - Gallup]

  • Innovativeapproach

    Connect anexpert

    Unexpectedbenefit

    Suggest an add-on that wouldmove the main pointfrom good to great

  • #4KNOW YOUR

    DECISION-MAKERS

    PREFERENCES

  • Wording?

    Analytics/Stats?

    Visuals?

    Detail-oriented?

    Big picture?

    Presentation orconversation?

    ExecutiveSummary?

    Informalbriefing?

  • #5IT'S ALL ABOUT

    TIMING

  • - Idries Shah -

    Right time,

    Right place,

    Right people

    equals success

  • #6GAIN GROUP

    ADHESION

  • Supporters On the fence

    Make them promote

    Changetheir mind

    Answerobjections

    Opponents

    Prepare behind the scenes

  • #7TEST THE WATERS

  • Can help spot whats notclear in your message, andgive a flavour of possible

    challenges

    Feedbackfrom mentors

    or insiders

  • #8COMMUNICATION

    ESSENTIALS

  • Clear

    Complete

    Correct

    7 C's*

    *[Source Mindtools]

    Concise

    Coherent

    Concrete

    Courteous

  • R E A D T H I S P O S T

    P A Y A V I S I T T O M YW E B S I T E

    G E T I N T O U C H !

    Go deeper...

    How to suggest an idea to your boss(and get a "Hell Yes!")

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  • THANK YOU

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