The Art of Communication and Persuasion

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Event date: 
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 09:00
Name of Organization: 
The Advocates' Society
Contact Email: 
World Trade and Convenion Centre, 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax

For the first time in Halifax, The Advocates' Society presents The Art of Communication and Persuasion with Steve Hughes.

Learn to:

  • Identify the five kinds of decision makers and how to win over each type
  • Utilize the five P's of persuasion to gain buy-in and acceptance of your ideas
  • Communicate values and vision in a compelling way
  • Transform boring material into an interesting narrative
  • Make complex information more winsome and accessible

For more information, or to register, visit

Steve Hughes is the President of Hit Your Stride, LLC, a consultancy based in Missouri that helps lawyers look and sound smart when they talk. He is the author of the forthcoming book Captivate: Presentations that Engage and Win Over Any Audience and his seminars have been featured on BBC Radio, CBS, and Steve works with a host of blue chip clients including law firms, legal and education associations, and Fortune 500 companies. He holds a B.A. in French Literature and European History from the University of Kansas and an M.B.A. in Marketing from Washington University.