From personal relationships to career aspirations and participation in community activities, you will benefit throughout your life if you have the ability to speak and write persuasively. Having a good grasp of the principles of persuasion is crucial to being an informed consumer and citizen. Take a moment and think about the different jobs that involve persuasion. The list is endless! There is no better way to persuade your audience to take immediate action than the use of Alan Monroe’s Monroe Motivated Sequence method. Review the five steps of the Monroe Motivated Sequence persuasive technique. Tell about a time when you used this technique or when you observed someone else using this technique (other than for our course assignment). Apply the Monroe 5 steps in your explanation. Were you or the observed individual persuasive?