The Stress-Free Leader Persuasive Leader

In this episode, we break down the art of persuasion and the connection to effective leadership.

Aristotle identified 3 modes of persuasion, known as the 3 appeals. Ethos, Pathos and Logos are 3 essential parts of making a persuasive argument. Whether you are giving a speech, writing advertising or leading others, understanding these parts can make you more effective and persuasive leader. Listen in as we discuss:

  • Examples of persuasive leaders
  • Ethos – establishing leadership credibility
  • Pathos – tapping into the emotion of others
  • Logos – the role of logic 
  • The challenges of persuasive leadership
  • And more!

About Rhonda:

Rhonda Y. Williams is a former Chief Nursing Officer and hospital CEO. With 20+ years of leadership experience, Rhonda has personally experienced the joys and the stress. Today, Rhonda is an emotional intelligence strategist, and she is known as The Stress-Free Leader. Rhonda coaches’ leaders who are ready to STOP THE MADNESS and reconnect with the joyful, purposeful part of leading. She also works directly with teams who are ready to explore the organizational and bottom-line benefits of creating a stress-free culture. Additionally, she is the host of The Coffee with Rhonda Show.

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