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  • Tuesday, June 25 | 1:50–3:05 PM


    CPE: 1.5

    Level: Overview

    Recommended Prerequisites: None

    Field of Study: Behavioral Ethics

    One of the most sought-after soft skills for leaders is influential and persuasive intelligence. It’s a sign of leadership presence and takes emotional intelligence to the next level. The application of influential and persuasive intelligence is also a weapon in the fraudster’s arsenal of deceit and deception. This session will examine how influential and persuasive intelligence is a power-engagement tool in the hands of the presence-driven leader, as well as the con artist. The session will also explore the areas that play into the persuasive charm of the scammer.

    You Will Learn How To:

    • Recognize how our brains make us complicit in succumbing to fraud/scams
    • Examine how using strong narratives pull us into compliance with requests from leaders and con artists
    • Describe how social networks are both protective and exploitative environments
    • Recognize how connections between and among family, friends, and acquaintances in social networks influence financial decisions
    • Apply elements of various “fraud susceptibility” indices as fraud victim predictors
    • Recognize weapons of deceit used by fraudsters that play to human frailties

    Donn LeVie Jr., CFE

    Position & Influence Strategist, Brand Leverage Catalyst, Donn LeVie Jr. STRATEGIES

    Donn LeVie Jr, CFE, is a leadership positioning and influence strategist, professional speaker and the author of two award-winning books on strategies for influencing decision makers and positioning professional expertise and branded value. His career has spanned nearly three decades in management and leadership positions for Fortune 100 companies (Phillips Petroleum, Motorola, Intel Corp.), government service (NOAA) and academia (University of Houston Downtown College). LeVie has been a presenter and strategist at the ACFE Global Fraud Conference every year since 2010 and is a contributing staff writer for Fraud Magazine. He can be reached at donn@donnleviejrstrategies.com or donnleviejrstrategies.com.

  • Donn LeVie Jr., CFE

    Position & Influence Strategist, Brand Leverage Catalyst, Donn LeVie Jr. STRATEGIES

    Donn LeVie Jr, CFE, is a leadership positioning and influence strategist, professional speaker and the author of two award-winning books on strategies for influencing decision makers and positioning professional expertise and branded value. His career has spanned nearly three decades in management and leadership positions for Fortune 100 companies (Phillips Petroleum, Motorola, Intel Corp.), government service (NOAA) and academia (University of Houston Downtown College). LeVie has been a presenter and strategist at the ACFE Global Fraud Conference every year since 2010 and is a contributing staff writer for Fraud Magazine. He can be reached at donn@donnleviejrstrategies.com or donnleviejrstrategies.com.

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