Psychology of Influence – A Presentation by Eleanor Shakiba for PHAN Members, Colleagues and Guests – Thursday August 21

For presentationFind out how YOUR words can change minds and win over hearts. Influence is the ability to guide someone’s thinking, decisions or actions. This session will help you power up your influencing skills. Hear how to speak more persuasively, shape others’ behaviour, shift the direction of a conversation or get your point across easily.

See how to engage, motivate and persuade during change. Bring along your questions and have them answered by people skills expert, Eleanor Shakiba.

From 4:00pm to 6:00pm at St Mary’s Cathedral House – rear of Cathedral

St Mary’s Road off College Street

RSVP By August 14th to

Cost:  PHAN Members – FREE,  PHAN Colleagues – $100, Guests – $150

 What this session covers

During this dynamic, two hour session you’ll learn

• Essential tips for successful communication

• Four powerful ways to get your point across

• Exactly what to say to reduce resistance to new ideas or change

• Five ways to speak more persuasively


About the session presenter

Eleanor Shakiba is an expert in applied psychology. She has trained over 48,000

people to create, relate and communicate with flair. Eleanor started her career as

a writer and theatre director. She next moved into training and management

roles at the University of Sydney. Today, she is one of Australia’s leading trainers

in the field of breakthrough communication.


Eleanor has written over ninety training courses and produced a series of 10

audio programs to help professionals excel at work. She also provides one to one

coaching and group training services in the corporate sector. You can see videos

of Eleanor in action at


Eleanor’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts degree, Graduate Certificate in

Adult Education, Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Master Practitioner of

Neuro Linguistic Programming. She is an LEADT trained mediator and INLPTA

accredited trainer. All of Eleanor’s sessions are highly interactive and aligned with

her personal vision of ‘creating success stories’ with people like you.

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