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Influence, Not Authority: A Download from 101 Great Games and Activities



Influence, Not Authority: A Download from 101 Great Games and Activities

Arthur B. VanGundy (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-787-97022-2 May 2003 Pfeiffer


This activity provides practice in making persuasive presentations and allows participants to analyze, in depth, the factors that determine successful influencing. Can be used as a mid-session stimulator, using topics that reflect the content of the training or as a closer to help summarize the day?s events. Contributed by Marlene Caroselli.


  • To develop awareness that context is as important as content when attempting to persuade

Group Size: Any size in groups of 4 or 5

Time Required: About 25 minutes for 20 participants, shorter or longer, depending on number.

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