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Mark Jeffries

Expert, Influencing Using "Soft" Communication Skills

The "hard sell"—persuading aggressively—is how most organizations and people do business. Mark Jeffries offers "soft" skills that work better.

The Art of Business Influence: Selling without Selling

Whether it’s leveraging your network, planting psychological ‘seeds’, using Social Media to grow your success, creating influence or negotiating deals - Mark Jeffries has a toolbox of innovative, instantly useable and very entertaining methods and techniques to help increase the success of any audience member.

You may wish to elevate your audience's skills around story-telling, delivering "sticky" messages or becoming that trusted advisor - maybe you need them to more effectively collaborate, communicate and deliver the chosen brand - whatever your communication and influence objectives, Mark Jeffries speech will prove a high point at your meeting.

Based on ideas revealed in Mark’s two books, What’s up with your Handshake? & The Art of Business Seduction, and his brand new e-learning course, all of the concepts presented in the keynote will motivate, inspire and help tilt the scales towards your business goals.

Subjects covered in this practical, invaluable and entertaining presentation include: 

  • How to influence others
  • Harnessing Social Media
  • The L-WAR. Listen, Watch, Anticipate & React
  • Networking 2.0 - the new ‘connection’ rules
  • How to plant the seed of an idea
  • The Jealousy effect
  • Reading other people
  • Techniquette—the etiquette of technology
  • Language – the power of words
  • How to alter the way others perceive you
  • The 3 Cs of Powerful Communication

Smart Communication in Tough Times: How to Harness Today's Profit Opportunities

The days of the hard sell—of selling yourself, assuming people will buy and hoping for the best—are over, according to Mark Jeffries. In today’s more selling-sophisticated world, the client communication skills that win are the “soft skills”—skills that positively enhance the way others perceive you. In this unique presentation guaranteed to make audiences think differently about how they are perceived, Jeffries describes these seemingly intangible soft skills, showing you how to integrate them into your professional life for bottom-line success. In Jeffries’s presentation, you will learn:

  • Soft skills—how to influence others
  • The golden rules of networking
  • Boardroom etiquette
  • How to make more powerful and effective presentations and pitches
  • How to plant the seed of an idea
  • How to read other people
  • Techniquette—the etiquette of technology
  • How to alter the way others perceive you
  • How to understand your own image
  • The secret messages you really convey

Communicating with Your Team in Tough Times

In today’s economic climate you need to remotivate your people for success and prepare them for the profit and sales opportunities ahead. A former stockbroker and economist, Mark Jeffries is a leading expert in strategic communications and his book, What’s up with your handshake? Using the Secrets of Strategic Communication and Soft Skills to Win,reached No. 1 in Amazon’s sales skills category. In this instantly usable and relevant keynote, Jeffries shares important insights on not only how to meet today’s challenges, but also how to forge ahead to grab the next opportunity. He offers:

  • A toolbox of ideas to grow a profitable business by improving your team’s communication
  • Ways to network, negotiate, and connect with clients and colleagues at this challenging time
  • Ways to build and maintain valuable relationships through the subtleties of word power
  • The secrets of planting ideas, accumulating payback credits and encouraging meeting etiquette

Hosted, Emceed or Moderated by Mark Jeffries

As a former TV host, Jeffries brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to every event. He is also an entertaining and experienced emcee and moderator who quickly masters the intricacies of business within any industry.

Meet Mark Jeffries

The “hard sell”—persuading aggressively—is how most organizations and people do business. Mark Jeffries offers “soft” skills that work better.

Mark Jeffries is hugely successful and what he offers is instantly usable and extremely relevant. He offers a valuable toolbox of innovative communication ideas designed to help you grow your business profitably by improving the way your people communicate, network, negotiate, and connect with clients and colleagues at this challenging time. From building and maintaining valuable relationships to the subtleties of word power and the secrets of planting ideas, accumulating payback credits and encouraging meeting etiquette, Jeffries shares how the intangible skills of communication are often the ones that win new clients and new business. A former stockbroker, economist and TV host, Jeffries brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to each event. Jeffries is an entertaining and experienced emcee and facilitator who quickly masters the intricacies of doing business within any industry. The author of The Art of Business Seduction : A 30-Day Plan to Get Noticed, Get Promoted and Get Ahead (2010), his book What’s up with your handshake? Using the Secrets of Strategic Communication and Soft Skills to Win reached No. 1 in Amazon’s sales skills category. Jeffries has spoken to more than 60,000 people at conventions and conferences around the world and regularly appears as a communications expert on NBC’s Today, FOX Business Network, CNBC and the BBC.

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