How To Be A Power Persuader

To be a power persuader means learning to be an impactful influencer. You need to learn how to use tactics and tools that move your persuasive efforts from simply educating your audience (static, because it’s a one-way communication model) to influencing them (dynamic since it engages them in the process and sparks them to action). Annet Grant, founder of Executive Speaking Inc., says, “By shifting … Continue reading How To Be A Power Persuader

The Knowledge Gap Theory and Why It Matters to You

As discussed in a previous blog, heuristics, or mental shortcuts, help us make sense of the world. These shortcuts help our brains muddle through information-processing problems like: Information overload Constructing meaning from mountains of information Making quick decisions How to know what needs to be remembered. The problem with many of these mental shortcuts is that they tend to leave “cognitive holes”, or gaps in … Continue reading The Knowledge Gap Theory and Why It Matters to You

3 Things you must do to effectively tell your Canadian ag story

‘Agvocating’, or having an online presence (blog, Twitter, Facebook, etc.), isn’t just about being present and simply telling your story to a consumer audience. To understand how to do all that effectively, you first need to go a layer deeper. You need to explore and understand how the human brain receives, processes, stores, and remembers information so you can tinker with how, when, and where … Continue reading 3 Things you must do to effectively tell your Canadian ag story