In today’s fast paced electronic world, people often take a “ready – fire – aim” approach when attempting to influence, persuade or negotiate with others. Preparation has become a lost art. This course will give you a simple “Preparation Checklist” that will make you more efficient and more thorough in your preparation. Young professionals will learn effective techniques that will prevent them from ever developing bad habits, and more experienced participants will learn ways to take what they may already do intuitively to help them prepare more systematically, which will make them more efficient. If you out-prepare them, you will out-perform them.