Toastmasters International-2021 Virtual Convention
Toastmasters International-Education Sessions

Proven Secrets for Communicating With Power and Persuasion

Words have power. When used and articulated in the right way, persuasive words have the power to make a difference to inspire and motivate others. Understanding how people think and behave, specifically what causes them to say yes, can make persuasion much easier. Persuasion is not just changing minds; it is changing behaviors to create a win-win situation. This presentation will enable you to learn and apply proven persuasion techniques to build trust and develop credibility with your audience.

Session objectives:

  • Know the persuasion framework
  • Understand how to apply persuasive techniques
  • Walk away with power words and magic phrases


Somesh Chablani

Somesh Chablani
Certified Speaker, Visiting Faculty Lecturer, Author, Coach

With 25-plus years of global leadership experience, Somesh speaks on various topics such as executive conversations, persuasion, customer experience, and virtual sales. He is an avid Toastmaster and a District Youth Leadership Chair, as he loves to teach and mentor students. Somesh is also a visiting faculty on public speaking and digital sales/marketing at colleges and universities around the globe.

Somesh is the author of several eBooks and articles and a board member of a nonprofit organization. A fun fact about Somesh: he is certified in Laughter Yoga and a facilitator of many laughter clubs.

“Speak, Lead, Inspire, Transform,” is Somesh’s message to the world.

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