A fresh take on how to influence others regardless of your gender or background, based on the hugely popular sell-out Guardian Masterclass.
Why are some people more influential than others? What is it that makes people sit up and take notice?
MAKING YOUR VOICE HEARD is a fresh take on how to successfully influence others, regardless of your gender or background.
Drawing on the latest research in social psychology, Connson Chou Locke will look at why we are prone to miscommunicate and how to overcome these barriers. This practical guide, based on her hugely popular Guardian Masterclass, will help you hone your personal style, and enhance your presence and influence with ease.
*The latest insights on influencing people who have more power than you
*Gender in the workplace: how to sidestep unconscious bias
*Energy and body cues: what does your body communicate about you?
*Tips on how to make an impact and be seen as a leader
*How to make a strong first impression
*Practical exercises to help you communicate with confidence
'Ideal for anyone who wants to boost their presence or personal impact.' - Guardian Masterclass
Connson Chou Locke is Professorial Lecturer in Management at the London School of Economics (LSE) where she teaches leadership, organizational behaviour, decision-making and negotiation. Connson holds a PhD and MSc in Business Administration, with a specialty in organizational behaviour, from the University of California at Berkeley and a BA in Sociology from Harvard University. She has over 30 years' experience as an educator, coach and consultant working in Europe, Asia Pacific, North America and Australia. Her highly popular Guardian Masterclass 'Developing your presence, power and influence' regularly sells out. Her clients include Harvard Medical School, Orange Group, KPMG and the United Nations System Staff College.