Dr. James Croft is the Outreach Director at the Ethical Society of St. Louis – one of the largest Humanist congregations in the world. A graduate of Cambridge and Harvard Universities, James is an in-demand public speaker, an engaging teacher, and a passionate activist for human rights. James was raised on William Shakespeare, Carl Sagan and Star Trek, and lives in St. Louis with his fabulous drag queen husband Kolten.
These Are Not the Droids You're Looking For: Jedi Mind Tricks for Activists
If we were Jedi, the only persuasive technique we’d need would be a wave of the hand. Sadly, we do not live in the Star Wars universe, so if we want to be persuasive, we need to learn how. Drawing on years of experience working with persuasion expert Prof. Gary Orren and activist guru Prof. Marshall Ganz at the Harvard Kennedy School, James will teach ten practical persuasion techniques in this fun interactive workshop. In addition, all participants will receive a free persuasion guide they can use to plan future campaigns.