Speaking Influence

By Johnny Ball and guests

Influence and persuasion are the weapons of leadership and success but do you understand how to wield them and make them work for you or defend yourself against them? Whether you're using your influence to persuade through a speech, online content, a story, marketing copy, personal branding, cult recruitment (not recommended), stand up comedy, leading a business or leading a country... you need to understand how influence and persuasion work and how to make them work for you and make sure they're not working against you. The most common areas to see influence and persuasion at work are in public speaking and presenting, such as political and legal arenas, but they affect all of us in all parts of our life. As soon as we engage with someone, pick up our mobile, turn on the TV or computer, we're either influencing and persuading others or subject to the influence and persuasion of others. My mission is to empower people to understand and utilise influence and persuasion skills within an ethical framework to help improve people's lives and make the world a better place. So often, we see how influence and persuasion are being used to manipulate and sway people, creating division and sometimes even inciting hate. Let's use the art of rhetoric to improve the world and put the tools of leadership into the hands of everyone, not just self-serving elites. Join me for fun chats, serious chats and always educational and interesting guests. You will always come away from the show having learned something valuable and even having had some fun sometimes with industry experts and exceptional people from week to week. Make sure you're subscribed.

  1. 1.
    Make Your Own Platform with guest Vivian Acquah
    52:52
  2. 2.
    The Art of Business Negotiation with guest Mike Lander
    49:33
  3. 3.
    Become a go-to brand with guest Barnaby Wynter
    53:38
  4. 4.
    My Podcast Journey So Far
    36:23
  5. 5.
    Guardians of the Rhetorical Galaxy with guest Dan French
    1:02:21
  6. 6.
    Speaking Science & Scepticism with guest Simon Raybould
    54:33
  7. 7.
    Communication Clarity with guest Chris Fenning
    52:11
  8. 8.
    Get Your Content Noticed with guest Maini Homer
    46:27
  1. 9.
    Warm up your cold calls with guest Wendy Harris
    42:40
  2. 10.
    The Self-Employed Life with guest Jeffrey Shaw
    49:32
  3. 11.
    Relationship Marketing with guest Natalie Klun
    58:10
  4. 12.
    Leadership For Introverts with guest Jon Baker
    59:31
  5. 13.
    Influence in the boardroom with guest Julie Garland McLellan
    54:24
  6. 14.
    Shamelessly Funny with guest Jordan Power
    1:08:26
  7. 15.
    Publish that book with guest Léandre Larouche
    1:06:10
  8. 16.
    The Psychology of Buying with guest Moeed Amin
    57:56
  9. 17.
    Professional Voice Coaching with guest Dielle Hannah
    52:32
  10. 18.
    Holistic Voice Coaching with guest Ambika Devi
    48:44
  11. 19.
    Selling from the stage with guest Rael Bricker
    1:00:21
  12. 20.
    Laugh. Think. Play. With guest Emma Stroud
    1:06:17
  13. 21.
    Personal Branding Essentials with guest Ash Borland
    55:14
  14. 22.
    Build Your Brand Story with guest Åsa Rydhard
    52:45
  15. 23.
    Elevate your communication with guest Dr Lori Baker-Schena
    53:23
  16. 24.
    The Anti-Hustle with guest Matthew Turner
    52:24
  17. 25.
    How to generate great PR with guest Tracy Lamourie
    48:35
  18. 26.
    Pedal to the metal with guest Ken Rutkowski
    58:42
  19. 27.
    Sources for Courses with guest Dan Netting
    50:27
  20. 28.
    Virtually Speaking with guest Peter Hopwood
    51:43
  21. 29.
    The Stuntman Speaker with guest John Davis
    49:27
  22. 30.
    Tell me why? With guest Amy Rowlinson
    1:14:42
  23. 31.
    Business Building Stories with Dave Bricker
    46:53
  24. 32.
    Speaking of Satire with Tiernan Douieb
    1:02:30
  25. 33.
    Make Money Speaking with guest Majeed Mogharreban
    1:02:52
  26. 34.
    Funny Lady with guest Dia Kline
    1:21:09
  27. 35.
    Returning to wellness with guest Lee Chambers
    1:04:39
  28. 36.
    Stop in the name of the laugh! With guest Mike Cox
    1:10:15
  29. 37.
    The Posh Cockney Hospitality Titan with guest Liam Norval
    56:56
  30. 38.
    What's Funny About That? With guest Steven Allen
    1:20:34
  31. 39.
    The Language of Leadership with guest Simon Lancaster (remastered episode)
    1:03:03
  32. 40.
    Careering Towards Comedy with guest Donna Shannon
    1:11:13
  33. 41.
    The Diversified Business Diva with guest Tamika Martin
    55:12
  34. 42.
    Sex Education and Stand Up with guest Raylene Taskoski
    1:08:12
  35. 43.
    Guess who's coming for Xmas? With guest Ione Brown
    1:14:14
  36. 44.
    Tick it B4 U Kick It with guest Trav Bell (The Bucket List Guy)
    1:01:19
  37. 45.
    I feel for you. With guest Shola Kaye
    56:32
  38. 46.
    The Art of Talking Funny with guest Jeremy Nicholas
    1:03:08
  39. 47.
    Does that include me? With guest Esi Hardy
    1:08:43
  40. 48.
    What Ya Selling? With guest Jamie Martin
    1:11:22
  41. 49.
    Women in the lead with guest Lillian Ogbogoh
    59:42
  42. 50.
    The lowdown on Linked In with guest 'Mr Linked In' Mark Williams
    1:28:50

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