Decoding Difficult Stakeholder Speak with the 6 Human Needs Framework

Sep 20, 201832 minutes

Stakeholder's driving you crazy? You might not be meeting their human needs...

Stakeholders and presentation audiences say the darndest things, don't they?

You've poured your blood and sweat into presenting your invaluable analytical insights and ideas. But come presentation day, they make comments and ask questions that bring you nothing but tears.

Constant interruptions, asking the same questions, do they do this on purpose??

What if I told you there was a GOOD REASON why they say these things? And that the reason wasn't to undermine your authority or make you look the fool in front of your colleagues?

If you want to probe deeper into the frustrating table talk at your presentations, this is the episode for you. We're going to take a little detour from data viz to explore an unexpected side of data presentation: effective communication and corporate psychology.

And in this episode, I apply Tony Robbins's "Six Human Needs" framework to presenting, putting a whole new spin on communication and meeting the needs of your audiences and stakeholders.

No special guest this time; this one's just between you and me.

In This Episode, You'll Learn…

  • How some of the most frustrating, head-scratching, eye-rolling questions and comments are actually rooted in perceived unmet needs
  • The invaluable toolset I use for how to decode what your stakeholders are actually saying without saying it.
  • How Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs can help you make an even bigger impact.
  • How to apply Tony Robbins' Six Human Needs Framework to your presentations and all other areas of your life.
  • How to use to 6 Human Needs profile to your advantage in building solid work relationships.
  • Tools and tricks to help you apply the Six Human Needs Framework to your specific audience.

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