Instant Improver

How To Influence and Persuade People

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Did that work? If it didn't, perhaps we need to work on our inner Frank Underwood by taking some tips from this excellent infographic, produced by the virtual phone service Everreach, which details subtle techniques and tips to influence and persuade people.

Reciprocity, scarcity, authority, consistency, liking and consensus are, apparently, the key elements: take a look below to discover exactly how they work and click on the image to read a larger version.

(Images: Everreach/AllStar)