But remember: Winning people over is not about manipulating them to like you or do things your way. It's about giving them reasons to respect you--enough that they want to engage with you and actually listen to your point of view.
But a few years in the rough-and-tumble of business and professional life had brought sharp disillusionment. They had seen some of the most important business successes won by men who possessed, in addition to their knowledge, the ability to talk well, win people to their way of thinking, and "sell" themselves and their ideas.
Applauding the initiative, Jill Tauber, managing attorney for clean energy at Earthjustice, , "Removing barriers to installing solar panels, increasing access to community solar and other policies that reduce energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions is a win-win for people and for our climate."