Level up your influence

You will learn how to craft effective messages, set the right ‘rules of the game’ and make people more receptible to the points you want to make, all in one workshop! We do not operate with “dirty tricks”, but rather will level up your influence by making you a better listener that can be tough on content, friendly in the relationship with others and in control of all of your meetings.

About this course

We all negotiate on a daily basis. On a personal level, we negotiate with friends, family, landlords, car sellers and employers, among others. Negotiation is also the key to business success. No business can survive without profitable contracts. Within a company, negotiation skills can lead to your career advancement.

You will learn easy, time-tested conversation skills to generate an interesting back-and-forth conversation with virtually anybody you meet. It works especially well if you aren’t sure what to talk about. The lessons are concise and hands-on. Each video ends with a brief task you can do in just a few minutes. The class moves quickly and is extremely practical. Conversational skills are learnable! Anybody can get better with a little effort and the right guidance.


Learning goals

Join us in a view of the world where you can adapt to what you hear, and use this to craft strong relationships and keep control of any situation you find yourself in. In the course, you’ll learn about and practice these assets through the following targets:

  • Analyse your strengths as a communicator and help you maximize your own influencing potential
  • Uncover the essential ingredients for effective messages
  • Provide you with a framework for effective meetings (from preparation to the table itself)
  • Challenge you in immersive simulations where you can apply your new skills and knowledge about influence


Results after this course:

  • Be more impactful and effective in your interactions
  • Know how to make people more receptive to your messages
  • Be able to have better meetings by listening and focussing on interests rather than positions
  • Have a list of useful phrases that you can apply to stay in control of a range of different situations at the influencing table
Influence is what we do


  • Effective Listening


  • Relationship Building


  • Keeping Control


Meet your teacher

  • Managing Director at &FLUENCE 
  • Expert for stakeholder engagement, negotiation and influence
  • Publicist and analyst Dutch Media (e.g., KRO/NCRV, NRC, Elsevier and WNL)
  • Former Fellow at The Netherlands Institute for International Relations (Clingendael)
  • Conducted ~50 workshops annually for public and private sector all over the world

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