1. to prevail on (a person) to do something, as by advising or urging…
2. to induce to believe by appealing to reason or understanding; convince…
Lulu meets a good prospect and thinks:
That’s perhaps the #1 question on most networkers’ minds. But should it be?
Here’s my question: even if you become smooth as silk in the art of persuasion and get people to come into the business or buy your product, how much of a role do your persuasion and urging skills have in the person’s success in the business? Or in their loyalty as a customer?
Many people can persuade anyone to try something at least once, and do. But then what? How much do you have to keep on persuading and urging?
How much do you rely on persuasion in your business? Is it old school? If so, what should replace it?