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To Win Hearts — and Maybe Arguments — First Know Your Own Mind.

Typing in CAPS won’t work. Here are 5 things that will.

Keep your focus on the outcome you want for better results (and less stress). Photo by Diego PH on Unsplash
A man, looking stressed, with his head bowed and rubbing his temples.
Stay on track to reduce your stress and increase the odds of a good result. Photo by Siavash Ghanbari on Unsplash

What do you want, and why?

Who are you talking to?

A dart board with a dart dead in the centre bullseye.
Keep your target results in the centre of your mind and your arguments. Photo by Silvan Arnet on Unsplash

Use tactics that work

1. Tailor your pitch

2. Bring in new and good ideas

2. Start with a favor

3. Put down that keyboard

5. Be your best you.



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Sadhbh Zilla

Writer and project manager from Cork, Ireland. Past jobs include: PA, games store manager, Zombie steward, promo person, carnie and Santa’s sweariest Elf.