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Try to Arouse Positive Emotion

Persuasive leaders often use drama or play to stir up positive emotions. So try a playful gesture, such as a light tap on the shoulder to emphasize a job well done. Set up an awards ceremony so good works will be publicly noted. Or write a short note of appreciation. In other words, do something nice and unexpected.

Another way to stoke positive emotion is by trying to make tasks exciting. Be enthusiastic. Talk up the job. Emphasize its importance. Use stories and metaphors, which often are more motivating than reason, statistics, or duty alone.

 


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