4Inspirational Influenceout of Thin Air

Breathe In the Possibilities

Breathe … and remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.

—Oprah Winfrey

In this chapter, you’ll learn:

• How to expand your senses when you are communicating

• When to conspire with your audience to influence and persuade

• The first step to being inspirational every time you speak

• A mistake that can kill you and your audience

• How to be imaginative—the easy way

Everyone wants to be an inspiration to others, but not all of us are famous or gregarious, life-of-the-party types; many of us are perhaps more behind-the-scenes folks. Regardless of how we individually operate in business or in society, however, the vast majority of us want ...

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