John Baker "The
March 17, 2011 –
Minnesota Valley Country Club, 6300 Auto Club Road Bloomington, MN
people -- in all walks of life -- are those who are fundamentally better at asking
for what they want. And successful
"askers” typically get what they want more often. This common skill, of how to effectively ask
for what you want, is generally not taught nor practiced, but is essential in
achieving our goals and aspirations at work and in our personal lives.
is at the root of all successful influential communication and is the most
important factor in driving desirable outcomes.
Unfortunately, there are a lot of people who sabotage themselves and
fail to achieve their goals through bad asking technique. The Asking Formula™ is a proven, common-sense
approach to increasing your level of success.
Whether you are asking for a budget, a promotion or even just time with
your CEO or Board of Directors the chances for a desired outcome could hinge on
how you ask.
Our returning speaker, John Baker has led thousands of individuals at
various Executive Management levels with leading companies like American
Express. He has consulted with the
country's leading corporations as well as the US Army and US Department of
Defense. Over a year ago, John
presented to SIM on the topic of "Ready Thinking” and received excellent
reviews. In his second book, "The
Asking Formula - Ask For What You Want...And Get It", John presents
his unique system for adapting inductive reasoning into
During the first hour John will introduce The Asking Formula™ an
effective, straightforward and high-impact inductive pattern for structuring
your leadership communication to routinely get what you want. In the second hour he will lead the group
through a workshop which will provide:
to enhance your communication confidence and specific tools that can be applied
immediately to your specific job that will increase your effectiveness and
A means to lead and teach others how to
increase their personal performance and communication effectiveness.
significant differences between influential levels of communication that can
get you caught in fruitless, frustrating information loops.
to avoid common leadership communication pitfalls that act as roadblocks to
to structure your written and electronic communications using the same high
Registration 2:00 - 2:30
Presentation 2:30 - 3:45
Break 3:45 - 4:00
Exercises 4:00 – 5:00
Hour and Networking 5:00 –